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THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY PARTNERS WITH OISHI O WOW! FOR PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN JUNE 2016
18 July 2016 – The Philippine Embassy in Canberra partnered with Philippine-based Liwayway Marketing Corporation to feature the iconic snack brand Oishi O Wow! during Philippine Independence Celebrations in Canberra, Australia June 2016. In every event, guests raved about their Oishi O Wow! snacks which included Crispy Patata (baked potato flavor) and a variety of flavors of Marty’s Cracklin’. Read more:
PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR VISITS THE AUSTAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
07 July 2016 – H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Philippine Ambassador to Australia, visited the headquarters of Austal in Henderson on 07 July 2016 as part of her first Official Visit to Western Australia on 04-08 July 2016. Ambassador Calaguian-Cruz was welcomed by Austal CEO Mr. David Singleton joined by Marketing Manager Mr. Paul Sparke and Vice President for Sales and Marketing Mr. Ben Marland. Read more:
CONSULAR MISSION TO PERTH SERVICES OVER A THOUSAND CLIENTS
The Philippine Embassy rendered consular services to a total of one thousand four hundred seventeen (1,417) consular clients in Perth, Western Australia from 4 to 8 July 2016. Read more:
ECONOMIC COOPERATION TOPS THE AGENDA DURING THE PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR’S OFFICIAL VISIT TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
08 July 2016 – H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Philippine Ambassador to Australia, undertook her first Official Visit to Western Australia on 04-08 July 2016. The introductory visit focused on exploring economic opportunities for the Philippines and Western Australia offered by the dynamism of the Philippines and Southeast Asian region and the emerging diversification of Western Australia’s economy. The Ambassador was joined by Labor Attaché Rodolfo Sabulao and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Nicole de Castro. Read more:
BAYANIHAN CONCLUDES TOUR IN AUSTRALIA FOLLOWING CELEBRATIONS FOR 2016 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY AND 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF PHILIPPINES-AUSTRALIA RELATIONS
21 June 2016 – Bayanihan, the National Folk Dance Company of the Philippines, concluded their tour in Australia after a series of performances in Canberra to mark the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and 70th Anniversary of Philippine-Australia relations. Read more:
38TH NATIONAL DISABILITY PREVENTION REHABILITATION (NDPR) WEEK
The Embassy wishes to inform the Filipinos and the Filipino community organizations in Australia that this year the Philippines will be celebrating the 38th National Disability Prevention Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week from 17- 23 July 2016 with the theme “Karapatan ng Maykapansanan, Isakatuparan… Now Na!”. The celebration is spearheaded by the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA).
The Embassy enjoins the Filipinos and the Filipino community organizations in Australia to observe the 38th National Disability Prevention Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week.
Your kind support and cooperation are much appreciated.
THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN CANBERRA AND THE AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE CO-HOST A RECEPTION IN CELEBRATION OF 70 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS
20 June 2016 - To mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Australia, Philippine Ambassador Minda Calaguian-Cruz and Australian Foreign Affairs Secretary Peter Varghese co-hosted a diplomatic reception on 20 June 2016 at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Some 150 members of the diplomatic corps, business, education and community leaders, and DFAT officials joined the officials of the two countries in celebrating seven decades of dynamic friendship. Read more:
THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN CANBERRA CELEBRATES 2016 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH BAYANIHAN
17 June 2016 – The Philippine Embassy in Canberra commemorated the 118th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 17 June 2016 at the National Gallery of Australia. Read more:
BAYANIHAN, THE NATIONAL FOLK DANCE COMPANY OF THE PHILIPPINES, ARRIVES IN CANBERRA!
16 June 2016 - H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Ambassador of the Philippines to Australia, and the personnel of the Philippine Embassy in Canberra welcomed Bayanihan, the National Folk Dance Company of the Philippines, to the Ambassador’s Residence in Canberra on 16 June 2016, following a successful tour in Sydney. Read more:
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