Tweet Philippine Embassy in Singapore announced that it will be reverting to a Monday-Friday work schedule from  11 February to 31 March 2011 in order to undertake improvements to its public waiting area. The Embassy will be closed to public transactions on Saturdays and Sundays during the said period.  No consular or labor services will […]

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Tweet The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2011 Foreign Service Officers (FSO) Examination. The FSO Exams will be held on the following dates: Part I- Qualifying Test (20 Mar 2011) Part II – Preliminary Interview (04 and 06 Jun 2011) Part III – Written Examination (08 […]

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Barangay Singapore on December 19th, 2010

Tweet Malacañang announced it was retaining the holiday schedule provided for under Proclamation No. 1841 of 2009 “Declaring the Regular Holidays, Special (Non-working) Days, and Special Holiday (for all Schools) for the Year 2010, saying the law was “relevant” for the occasion. In an interview aired over dzRB on Sunday, Presidential Communication and Operations Office […]

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Tweet The Philippine embassy in Singapore lauded the Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) campaign against human trafficking that prevented the departure of thousands of undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) during the past weeks, many of them bound for the progressive city-state. In a letter to Immigration Officer-In-Charge Ronaldo Ledesma, embassy charge d’ affaires Nathaniel Imperial said […]

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Barangay Singapore on November 14th, 2010

Tweet Report of birth and passport application forms must be accomplished by either of the Filipino parents or guardian.  The infant/child need to be personally brought to the embassy. (For infants/children born in Singapore of Filipino parent/s) Basic Requirements Duly accomplished passport application form Original and five (5) photocopies of the following documents Birth Certificate […]

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Barangay Singapore on November 11th, 2010

Tweet Got this info from Philippine Embassy rep: Please be advised that the Embassy will be closed on: November 17, Wednesday (Hari Raya) and November 29, Monday (Bonifacio Day). A duty officer will be available to answer phone calls from 9AM to 5PM (6737-3977 for consular matters and 6734-7609 for labor matters). For emergencies, please […]

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Barangay Singapore on November 9th, 2010

Tweet As a passport with at least six months’ validity is a standard requirement for international travel, applicants are advised to renew their passports early to avoid inconvenience.   It takes six weeks to process the Philippine passport. In order to prevent overcrowding and in compliance with Singapore safety and welfare regulations, the Philippine Embassy […]

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Barangay Singapore on October 29th, 2010

Tweet The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) alerted the public that some private individuals have been caught using the agency’s name in securing reinsurance contracts in London and Australia without its authority. Upon verification, the contracts were revealed to be fraudulent, while the persons involved were also uncovered as fake agents who were not connected […]

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Barangay Singapore on October 20th, 2010

Tweet   The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) clarified that is has suspended the collection of PAG-IBIG membership fees from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as directed by the Vice President and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDC) Chair Jejomar Binay. Administrator Jennifer Jardin-Manalili said that POEA is set to meet with PAG-IBIG immediately to […]

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Barangay Singapore on October 17th, 2010

Tweet There is an update from the Philippine Embassy in Singapore that: Effective immediately, the Philippine Embassy shall accept passport applications from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., or when a quota of 150 applicants is reached, whichever is earlier, from Sundays to Thursdays, except on public holidays. For security reasons, only applicants who are renewing […]

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