PH Consulate General reiterates warning against bringing stun devices into HK

The Philippine Consulate General on January 5 issued an Advisory on its website warning Filipino travelers transiting or entering Hong Kong against bringing restricted items, particularly stunning devices, in their hand-carried or checked-in luggage.


Revision of DFA’s consular services in NCR during the visit of Pope Francis

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to advise the public that consular services shall be available in the National Capital Region (NCR) on January 17, 2015 (Saturday), at the following mall-based DFA Satellite Offices.


DFA launches digital pamphlet on the West Philippine Sea

“The current focus on the maritime disputes in the West Philippine Sea has made it clear that we need to foster the ‘archipelagic consciousness’ among our people. By understanding the fundamental link between our maritime heritage and our identities as Filipinos, we build the unshakeable will to defend our maritime domain.” —DFA Spokesperson Charles C. Jose


DFA photo release: Formal opening of the office of the PH honorary consul in Chiang Mai

PH Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Consul General Edgar Badajos, and incoming Philippine Honorary Consul Agkarajit Phanomvan na Ayudhya lead other Embassy officials and guests in cutting the ceremonial ribbon to formally open the office of the Philippine Honorary Consul in Chiang Mai


DFA schedule of authentication services during the holiday season

In observance of the public holidays in the last week of December, the public is informed of the Authentication service schedules at Department of Foreign Affairs-Aseana (DFA Aseana), DFA NCR-West (SM Manila), DFA NCR-East (SM Megamall). DFA NCR-Northeast (Ali Mall), DFA NCR-South (Metro Gaisano Alabang) and DFA San Fernando-Pampanga (Robinson Starmills).