February 23, 2017

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Passport & Visa News

The Department of Foreign Affairs requests the public's kind understanding on the ongoing delays in the release of passports. These delays are due to technical issues on the part of the company printing the passports. Those with immediate travel plans are advised to wait until their passports are released before confirming their flights. Please be assured that the Department is exerting all efforts to ensure the resumption of normal services as soon as possible.

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PE Madrid Joins Nation in Celebtrating 21st National Autism Consciousness Week

The Embassy of the Philippines in Madrid joined the nation today, 06 February 2017, in celebrating the 21st National Autism Consciousness Week in a ceremony held at Sentro Rizal of the Embassy. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Mr. Gerardo P. Abiog, emphasized the importance . . .


Madrid Fusión Manila 2017 Launched

Madrid Fusión Manila 2017 was officially launched at the Gastronomy Summit of Asisa Madrid Fusión on 24 January at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid, Spain. Madrid Fusión Manila 2017, the Asian edition of Madrid Fusión, will be held from 6 to 8 April at the SMX . . .


Philippines Showcases its Cuisine at Asia Madrid Fusión

The Philippines showcased its cuisine as an exhibitor in Asisa Madrid Fusión, which was held from 23 to 25 January 2017 at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos. The Philippine booth featured puto manapla, ube puto, kutsinta, cassava cake, ensaymada, polvoron . . . .


PH Canning Company Receives International Quality Award for Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row, Maunlad Canning Company was given the International Food and Beverages Quality Award by the Global Trade Leaders’ Club (GTLC), during ceremonies held on 30 January 2017 at the Hotel Melia Castilla in Madrid. Maunlad was among 15 companies . .


The Philippines participates in the 37th Feria Internacional de Turismo FITUR

The Philippines successfully participated in the 37th edition of the Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR) which was held from 18 to 22 January 2017. FITUR is the leading tourism fair for inbound and outbound travel for Ibero-American markets. The Philippines was . . .


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Migration Advocacy and Media Awards

Coro Kudyapi Concert

K’na The Dreamweaver Wows Audience in Madrid

PE Madrid screened the award-winning independent film, K’na the Dreamweaver . . .

Commemoration of 155th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal

PE Madrid led the commemoration of the 155th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal

Winners of the PILIPINO PO AKO Children’s painting Contest

The winners of the Pilipino Po Ako Children’s Painting Contest received…