Philippines

Philippines to mark ‘Filipino-centric’ circumnavigation quincentennial

PH to mark ‘Filipino-centric’ circumnavigation quincentennial By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine government will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the world circumnavigation but with a Filipino-centric theme focusing on the heroism of Lapu-Lapu and the early Filipinos’ humanity. “The Philippines will be part of the quincentennial commemorations of the … Continue reading

Philippines

Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty

Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Saturday welcomed a survey report showing that one out of three Filipino families have escaped poverty and vowed to continue its anti-poverty programs until all Filipinos live comfortably. The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, conducted … Continue reading

Philippines—Top source country for permanent residents to Canada in 2014
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Philippines—Top source country for permanent residents to Canada in 2014

Philippines—Top source country for permanent residents to Canada in 2014 Ottawa — Canada welcomed more than 40,000 permanent residents from the Philippines in 2014—up over 30 percent from 2013, making the Philippines Canada’s top source country for permanent residents last year. During the state visit to Canada by Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, … Continue reading

RP Consulate opens online booking for Calgary leg
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RP Consulate opens online booking for Calgary leg

News Release Announcement on Online Appointment Booking for Calgary, AB​ This is to announce that the online appointment system for the consular outreach in Calgary, AB on 19-22 May 2015 is now open. You can book your appointment through this link: https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/6kpgv4zc/. Please note that the Consulate’s online appointment system is administered by Appointment-Plus (http://www.appointment-plus.com/). Continue reading