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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Typhoon Sendong (international name: Washi), which hit the Philippines over the weekend, caused massive flooding especially in Region 10. Hardly hit were the cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro.

As of this writing, Sendong has left 957 dead. The number is still expected to increase as 49 people...

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The Philippine Embassy’s Mobile Consular Team was able to successfully service 720 ePassport applicants during its consular mission conducted in Perth, Western Australia on 9 – 10 December 2011.

Initially, the expected number of applicants numbered around 300 but more than double that figure sho...

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In support of the One-Country Team approach, Philippine Ambassador to Canberra Belen F. Anota met with the Philippine Honorary Consuls and Consuls General to Australia and Vanuatu for a workshop on 14 November 2011.

Ambassador Anota emphasized to the honorary consular officials that “We are Team P...

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The Philippine Embassy in Canberra reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs that Mica Alcedo, a Filipino nurse was awarded the 2011 Pride of Australia Medal under the Fair Go Category during a ceremony held at the Crocodylus Park in Darwin, Northern Territory on Friday, 19 August 2011.

Coming...

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In support of the cause of climate change mitigation, a Philippine team will join the World Solar Challenge, a friendly competition where cars, powered only by solar and kinetic energy, race from Darwin to Adelaide from 16 – 22 October 2011.

The Challenge’s main objective is to draw attention to t...

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