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

RP ambassador visits Calgary, discusses issues affecting Filipinos, encourages kababayans to register as overseas voters for 2016 national polls
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RP ambassador visits Calgary, discusses issues affecting Filipinos, encourages kababayans to register as overseas voters for 2016 national polls

News Release AMBASSADOR GARCIA VISITS CALGARY Philippine Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Petronila P. Garcia, visited Calgary, Alberta on 14 March 2015 and met with key Alberta government officials and members of the Filipino community. Ambassador Garcia met, for the second time in a week, the Premier of Alberta, Honourable Jim Prentice, together with Minister Ric … Continue reading