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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Special Professional Licensure Examination (SPLE) in Singapore

EMBASSY ADVISORY AD-021-2024 (24 April 2024, Singapore) The Migrant Workers Office (MWO) – Singapore is calling for  volunteers to support the Special Licensure Examination (SPLE) on 16-18 June 2024. We are seeking dedicated and service-oriented Filipinos to serve as Proctors, Floor Supervisors, and Supply Aides. WHY VOLUNTEER? Volunteering is just one way to give back; …

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AFP CHIEF OF STAFF GENERAL BRAWNER REAFFIRMS STRONG PH-SG DEFENSE TIES, CALLS ON SENIOR MINISTER OF STATE FOR DEFENCE

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Romeo S. Brawner Jr. called on Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Defence Mr. Heng Chee How at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on 18 April 2024. The two officials reaffirmed the warm and friendly bilateral defense relations between the Philippines and Singapore, and exchanged views on important global and regional developments.

TPB CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER NOGRALES CALLS ON CDA FERNANDEZ, LAUDS EMBASSY’S EFFORTS IN PROMOTING PHILIPPINE TOURISM

Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. Emmanuel R. Fernandez of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore received Philippine Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) officials, led by its Chief Operating Officer (COO) Ms. Maria Margarita M. Nograles, at the Philippine Embassy during the latter’s courtesy call on 17 April 2024.

An attached agency of the Department of Tourism, the TPB markets and promotes the Philippines as a world-class tourism and MICE destination, in strategic partnership with private and public stakeholders to deliver a unique high-value experience for visitors, significantly contributing to increased arrivals, receipts and investments in the Philippines.

AFP CHIEF OF STAFF GENERAL BRAWNER VISITS SINGAPORE, REAFFIRMS STRONG PH-SG DEFENSE TIES

The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), General Romeo S. Brawner Jr., is in Singapore for an official visit from 17 to 18 April 2024, upon the invitation of Vice Admiral Aaron Beng, Chief of the Defence Force of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). General Brawner is accompanied by Brigadier General (BGEN) Joel M. Paloma PA, BGEN Patriarch Robinson P. Pel PA, Colonel Walter P. Icaro PA (MNSA) and Captain Jerome I. Peñas PA.

PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE DISCUSS STRENGTHENING TIES DURING VISIT OF SINGAPORE FOREIGN MINISTER DR. VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN

Philippine Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo (right) and Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan (left) met in Manila on 16 April 2024 to discuss matters of mutual interest. (Photo by DFA-OPD, Royce Vann Paul M. Pantua) PASAY 16 April 2024 – Philippine Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo held a …

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PHILIPPINE SALO-SALO MARKS START OF FILIPINO FOOD MONTH, COMMEMORATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR PH-SG 55TH ANNIVERSARY OF TIES

PRESS RELEASE PR-037-2024 16 April 2024, Singapore – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with Feast Asia of the Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel (GMRH) Singapore, launched the Philippine Salo-Salo: A Culinary Celebration of Filipino Heritage with a preview dinner on 12 April 2024. The event, which will run until 21 April, is being held …

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PHILIPPINES RECOGNIZED AS SUSTAINABLE DIVE DESTINATION OF THE YEAR AT ASIA DIVE EXPO (ADEX)

PRESS RELEASE PR-036-2024 15 April 2024, Singapore – The Philippines was hailed as the Sustainable Dive Destination of the Year during the Opening Ceremony of the Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), held from 12 to 14 April 2024 at the Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre in Singapore.  ADEX, the largest and longest-running dive expo in Asia, …

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Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan to visit the Philippines from 15 to 17 April 2024

PASAY 12 April 2024 – Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan will undertake an official visit to the Philippines on 15-17 April 2024. Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo will meet with Foreign Minister Balakrishnan to discuss ways to further strengthen Philippines-Singapore relations, as well as to exchange views on regional and …

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PHILIPPINE SALO-SALO: A CULINARY CELEBRATION OF FILIPINO HERITAGE AT THE GRAND MERCURE ROXY HOTEL SINGAPORE

In celebration of the Filipino Food Month or Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino with the theme, “Engaging the Youth in Shaping the Future of Philippine Culinary Heritage and Gastronomy;” and National Literature Month (NLM) with the theme, “Ang Panitikan at Kapayapaan” this April, and in commemoration of the 55th anniversary of the Philippines-Singapore diplomatic relations, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in collaboration with Feast Asia of the Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel Singapore, will hold the ten-day Philippine Salo-Salo: A Culinary Celebration of Filipino Heritage lunch and dinner buffet on 12-21 April 2024 at Feast Asia, Level 3 Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, 50 East Coast Road Singapore 428769.

EMBASSY HOLDS PRODUCTIVE WORKSHOP ON WEBSITE CONTENT MANAGEMENT

PRESS RELEASE PR-029-2024 (25 March 2024, Singapore) – Key personnel of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore successfully completed a two-day training workshop entitled “Introduction to WordPress: Web Content Management Essentials,” held on the 23rd of February and 22nd of March 2024. Designed to technically upskill participants and ensure the continuity of the Embassy’s website operations, …

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PH AMBASSADOR ADDRESSES ASEAN AND EU AMBASSADORS AT LUNCHEON HOSTED BY EUROPEAN UNION AMBASSADOR

PRESS RELEASE PR-025-2024 (21 March 2024, Singapore) On 19 March 2024, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Medardo G. Macaraig, upon the invitation by the Ambassador of the European Union in Singapore, H.E. Iwonka Piórko, addressed his fellow Ambassadors and Heads of Missions of ASEAN and European Union Member States at the Shangri-la Rasa in Sentosa, …

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HEALTH SECRETARY HERBOSA VISITS SINGAPORE, DISCUSSES PHILIPPINES-SINGAPORE HEALTH COOPERATION

PRESS RELEASE PR-024-2024 (21 March 2024, Singapore) The Philippine Embassy in Singapore welcomed a delegation from the Department of Health (DOH), led by Secretary Teodoro Herbosa, who visited Singapore on 18-20 March 2024. While in Singapore, Secretary Herbosa met with his counterpart, Singapore Minister of Health Ong Ye Kung, to discuss health cooperation between the …

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2024 NATIONAL WOMEN’S MONTH PHOTO CONTEST

PR-023-2024 Calling all kababayans in Singapore!  The Philippine Embassy will give away free tickets to S.E.A. Aquarium Sentosa, Cloud Forest+Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, Bird Paradise and Universal Studios Singapore, as part of the Embassy’s appreciation to seven (7) individuals with the winning entries in this year’s celebration of National Women’s Month (NWM).  …

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THREE FILIPINO CHANGI AIRPORT PERSONNEL AWARDED BY CHANGI AIRPORT MANAGEMENT

PRESS RELEASE PR-022-2024 On 15 March 2204, Assistant Labor Attaché and Officer-in-Charge of the Migrant Workers Office (MWO)- Singapore, Atty. Eduard Ferrer, along with Welfare Officer Florencio Teves III, attended the Changi Extra Mile Award ceremony at the Changi Experience Studio, upon the invitation of Ms. Katrina Quitain, an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) serving as …

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THAI AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE CALLS ON PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR

PRESS RELEASE PR-019-2024 (12 March 2024,  Singapore) Ambassador-designate of Thailand to Singapore, H.E. Ureerat Chareontoh, paid an introductory courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador Medardo G. Macaraig this morning, 12 March 2024,  at the latter’s residence. As both the Philippines and Thailand are founding members of ASEAN, both Ambassadors emphasized the importance of bilateral relations between …

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PHILIPPINE SENATOR ALAN CAYETANO VISITS SINGAPORE ANTI-SCAM CENTRE

PRESS RELEASE PR-015-2024 8 March 2024, Singapore. The Philippine Embassy in Singapore accompanied Senator Alan Peter S. Cayetano, Chairperson of the Philippine Senate Committee on Science and Technology, in his visit to the Anti-Scam Centre of the Singapore Police Force on 6 March 2024. The visit was an opportunity for the Philippine delegation to gain …

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PH Embassy Kicks-Off 2024 National Women’s Month Celebration with Purple Friday and #WecanbeEquALL Campaign

PRESS RELEASE PR-013-2024 04 March 2024, Singapore – The women and men of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore join the departments and agencies of the Philippine Government in observance of the 2024 National Women’s Month (NWM) which runs from 01 to 31 March 2024. This annual monthly celebration goes back to 1988 when former President …

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PH EMBASSY LEVERAGES ART EXHIBIT TO ENCOURAGE OVERSEAS FILIPINOS’ CONTINUED CAPACITY-BUILDING AND SKILLS DIVERSIFICATION

PRESS RELEASE PR-012-2024 29 February 2024, Singapore – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore leveraged its ongoing art exhibit entitled “Pathways of the Heart” as an opportunity to encourage Filipinos in Singapore to continue building up their capacities and diversifying their skills in order to remain relevant and competitive.  In a special viewing it hosted last …

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AMB MACARAIG RETURNS TO SINGAPORE AFTER SUCCESSFUL 6TH INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS ON PHILIPPINES-SINGAPORE ACTION PLAN

PRESS RELEASE PR-010-2024 26 February 2024, Singapore – Following the success of the  6th Informal Consultations on the Philippines-Singapore Action Plan (IC-PSAP) held on 20 February 2024 in Makati City, Philippines, Ambassador Medardo G. Macaraig returned to Singapore, and expressed pleasure on the direction of the Philippines’ relations with Singapore and expressed that he looks …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CELEBRATES 124TH PH INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION

PR-034-2022 (22 June 2022, Singapore) – With the stabilization of the COVID-19 situation in Singapore and the easing of the country’s Safe Management Measures (SMMs), the Philippine Embassy in Singapore, led by Ambassador Joseph del Mar Yap, hosted its first in-person Diplomatic Reception, after two and a half year hiatus, in commemoration of the 124th …

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SECRETARY LOCSIN GRACES GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF PH EMBASSY’S NEW CHANCERY IN SINGAPORE

PR-032-2022 (Singapore, 20 June 2022) Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. was the Guest of Honor at the Presentation of Dedication Marker and Groundbreaking Ceremony hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on Friday, 17 June 2022. Joining Secretary Locsin were Mrs. Maria Lourdes B. Locsin and the Philippine Embassy personnel …

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PH EMBASSY PERSONNEL BENEFIT FROM SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS

PR-030-2022 (7  June 2022, Singapore) As part of its efforts to continuously upgrade the skills of, and to foster camaraderie among  its personnel,   the Philippine Embassy in Singapore recently organized two (2) skills development trainings, namely, an Online Lecture on Protocol and Social Graces and a Basic Hair and Make-up Tutorial Session, both of which …

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PH AMBASSADOR YAP LEADS CULMINATING BAYANIHAN WALK HOUR

PR-029-2022 02 June 2022 – Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap, together with Atty. Ranvir Kumar Singh, President of the Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS), led the Culminating Bayanihan Walk Hour from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on 29 May 2022 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. With the theme “One walk, one …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE RESUMES IN-PERSON FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY, COMMEMORATES NATIONAL FLAG DAYS

PR-028-2022 (31 May 2022, Singapore) After more than two-years of holding the virtual flag-raising ceremony every Monday and flag-lowering ceremony every Friday due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on mass gathering, the Philippine Embassy in Singapore resumed its in-person flag-raising ceremony, on Monday, 30 May 2022, at the Embassy grounds. The flag-raising ceremony, led by …

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MORE FILIPINOS IN SINGAPORE CAST VOTE ON A WEEKDAY

Mr. Alex Terol deposits the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) into the voters’ receipt receptacle Ms. Carmina Mancenon-Wilson patiently waits as the vote counting machine (VCM) prints the VVPAT PR-036-2022 (12 April  2022, Singapore)  Singapore-based Filipino private equity executives Mr. Alexander Joe Terol and Ms. Carmina Mancenon-Wilson were two of the early morning voters at …

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30-DAY PH OVERSEAS VOTING OPENS, 2,370 FILIPINOS IN SINGAPORE CAST VOTE ON FIRST DAY

PR-022-2022 (10 April 2022, Singapore) The 30-day overseas voting for the 2022 Philippine National Elections in Singapore opened today with Philippine Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Joseph del Mar Yap, leading the personnel of the Philippine Embassy and its attached agencies in a simple flag-raising ceremony to start the month-long electoral exercise. In his remarks, Ambassador …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CELEBRATES PAHIYAS FESTIVAL THROUGH FIESTA FILIPINAS SEASON 2

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore held a watch party consisting of Embassy personnel and their children in celebration of the launch of Fiesta Filipinas Season 2 featuring the Pahiyas Festival. Edward Zafra shows off his mini kipling included in the Fiesta Filipinas kit PR-021-2022 (06 April 2022, Singapore) – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore held …

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PH EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE CONDUCTS FINAL TESTING AND SEALING OF VOTE COUNTING MACHINES

Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Joseph del Mar Yap (center) with personnel of the Philippine Embassy who will serve as members of the Special Board of Election Inspectors (SBEI) for the overseas voting. (L-R) SBEI member Ms. Ivanah Karla Vicencio-Luz, Mr. Wilford Ong, Ambassador Yap and Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Adrian Bernie Candolada …

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