Tag: Philippines

The Philippines re-open Embassy in Stockholm

The Philippines’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) published an official announcement on 15 May 2020. The subject regarding reopening of the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm, after the office was closed for eight years and will start offering consular services to Filipinos in Sweden and Finland. In the past, Philippine consular services were conducted through the…

Flights advisary for travellers in Philippines

Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is streamlining its operations concentrating remaining flights within only one terminal. Beginning on 28 March 2020,12:01AM, the following airlines will be operating to and from NAIA Terminal 1: Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, Oman Air, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, China Airlines, Hong Kong Air, Eva Air, Japan Airlines, Jeju Air, All…

President Duterte announced lock down regulations regarding Covid-19

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced the latest regulations regarding Covid-19 at a press conference in Manila on 13 March 2020. “Land domestic air and domestic sea travel to and from Metro Manila shall be suspended beginning of 15 March and ended 14 April 2020 – Announced by President Duterte on 13 March 2020.” This…

Nokia 2.3 latest price updated in the Philippines

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, recently launched the Nokia 2.3 in the Philippines. The Espoo, Finland-based HMD Global Oy is the new home of Nokia phones and tablets. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for mobile phones and tablets. Sancho Chak, general…

Nokia is closing R&D center in Phillippines

The Philippines’ trade secretary urged Nokia to assist its soon-to-be unemployed workers in finding jobs at other companies on 23rd January 2020. A week earlier, the company announced that it will be closing down its research and development center (R&D) in Quezon City at the end of the year. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)…

Denmark, Sweden partners in film festival in Manila to support UNPD sustainability goals

Embassy of Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Austrian and German in Manila collaborated together with the support of the UNDP Philippines, Film Development Council of Philippines  for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Documentary Film Fest,In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December,  offering free screening to public from 6-8 December 2019. The first of…

Swedish embassy in Manila contributed to minimize violence against women

Respeto Naman campaign is a collaboration of the Embassy of Sweden in the Philippines, SPARK! Philippines, the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo, the United Nations, Empower, Terre des Hommes through Girls Advocacy Alliance, and Para sa Saning. Link The campaign officially started on 21st November 2019, and focuses on the issues of rape and…

Norwegian ships will continue hiring seafarers from the Philippines

Mr. Harald Solberg, chief executive officer of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA), says the Norwegian shipowners will continue to hire seafarers from the Philippines. Mr. Solberg expressed his optimism in an interview with the Philippines TV Channel ANC which is also available on Youtube. But don’t expect a boost in hiring anytime soon, he added.…

Norway’s FM attends ASEAN Meeting

From 24 to 26 July the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos. The meeting was attended by a range of foreign ministers from Southeast Asia, but also other regions of the world, including Norway, represented by Foreign Minister, Børge Brende. “The partnership with ASEAN is very positive for Norway,” Brende said ahead of…