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ASEAN Committee in Ottawa bids farewell to Philippine Ambassador, Petronila P. Garcia

Ambassador U Kyaw Myo Htut of Myanmar, in his capacity as Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Ottawa (ACO), hosted a farewell breakfast in honour of outgoing  Ambassador Petronila P. Garcia. Chief of Protocol Stewart Wheeler represented Global Affairs Canada in the event. ACO is composed of the heads of mission of the ASEAN resident...

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Phil Consulate in HK repatriates 2 more batches of stranded Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

HONG KONG – The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong assisted a total of 190 stranded Filipino nationals in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic by arranging special flights for third and fourth batches with Cathay Pacific Airlines on June 27 and 29, respectively. The repatriates were mostly household service workers whose...

MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
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MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE

One of the most significant dates in the Philippines ’ history is Independence Day (Araw ng Kasarinlan or Araw ng Kalayaan) because it marks the nation’s independence from the Spanish rule on June 12, 1898. June 12 is an annual national holiday in the Philippines and celebrated by Filipinos around the world.