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VIGAN CITY DECLARED ONE OF THE NEW 7 WONDER CITIES OF THE WORLD
The Embassy received a letter from the City Mayor of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Hon. Eva Marie S. Medina, that in December 2014, Vigan was declared as one of the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World.
“12th SINULOG FESTIVAL” IN CANBERRA
20 January 2015- Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Nina P. Cainglet and her family, who represented the Ambassador, and Labour Attaché Rodolfo Sabulao and wife, were joined by Embassy personnel and their families in celebrating the 12th Anniversary of the Annual Feast of Señor Santo Niño, hosted by the Philippine Cultural Society (PCS) on Sunday, 18 January 2015, to coincide with the Sinulog Festival in Cebu. Read more:
118TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF DR. JOSE P. RIZAL HONORED AT THE EMBASSY
29 December 2014- Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Minister Nina P. Cainglet and First Secretary and Consul Jim Tito B. San Agustin led the staff of the Philippine Embassy in commemorating the 118th death anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal on 29 December 2014 at the Embassy Chancery. Read more:
“11th PASKO SA CANBERRA” CELEBRATED BY THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY
10 December 2014-The Filipino Community in Canberra successfully held the 11th Pasko sa Canberra, the annual Philippine Christmas Festival in Canberra on Sunday, 07 December 2014. Read more:
P-NOY TO CONFER PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS TO 33 OUTSTANDING OVERSEAS FILIPINOS AND ORGANIZATIONS
His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III will honor 33 distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 12 countries during the Awarding Ceremonies for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas on December 5, 2014 at the Malacañan Palace. In conferring the Awards, the President will be assisted by Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas, the Chairperson of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas. Read more:
PHL TOPS LIST IN FIGHT VS HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The Philippines garnered top spot in the 2014 edition of the Global Slavery Index, ranking it among countries “making comparatively strong efforts with limited resources” in the campaign against human trafficking. Read more:
ePASSPORTS LODGED AT THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY READY FOR RELEASE
Following is the list of applicants who lodged their applications at the Embassy between 01 October - 10 November 2014 and whose passports are now available for release.
To claim their ePassports by mail/post, applicants are advised to send the following to the Embassy through registered post / express post platinum:
1. Original old/current Passport
2. Photocopy of Official Receipt
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Commission on Filipinos Overseas