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An e-publication produced by the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office to honor the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government and beloved Mayor of Naga City is now available for viewing click here.

2013 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards

BBFI extends submission of nominations to the 2013 Bagong Bayani Award

European Network of Filipino Diaspora (ENFiD), with full cooperation of the Philippine Embassy-Rome is organizing a fashion and exhibition of Philippine Fabric " Fibre Filipipine Goes to Rome", 17-20 October 2013. for posters click here

The Bagong Bayani Foundation, Inc. (BBFI), in coordination with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the private sector, has opened its search for the 2013 Bagong Bayani Awardees.

The Bagong Bayani Awards (BBA) is a major program of the BBFI to pay tribute to the country's outstanding OFWs for their significant efforts in fostering goodwill among peoples of the world, enhancing the image of the Filipino as a competent and responsible worker and contributing to the nation's foreign exchange earnings.

The deadline for submission of nominations is on 31 August 2013.  Click here for the official nomination form.


Comelec OVF No. 11-C (Notice of Canvassing of Votes

List of Certified Overseas Voters Registered with the Philippine Embassy in Berne for the 2013 mid-term elections in the Philippines. (Berne click here)  (Liechtenstein click here)

Those who have changed their addresses after the registration period (November 2011- October 2012) are encouraged to immediately advise the Philippine Embassy in Berne so that their ballots will be mailed to their new addresses.

Overseas voters registered with the Embassy should regularly monitor the Embassy’s announcement on the list of overseas voters whose ballot envelopes have been forwarded by the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to the Philippine Embassy in Berne.

Those whose ballot envelopes have been forwarded by COMELEC to the Philippine Embassy in Berne may pick up their ballot envelopes at the Embassy anytime from Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 n.n. and 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Alternatively, said voters may advise the Embassy of their address so it can send the ballot envelopes to said address.

Voters are advised that their ballots must be received by the Philippine Embassy in Berne from 13 April 2013 to 13 May 2013 (until 7:00 p.m., Philippine Time).

The COMELEC has started sending out the notices of Disapproval of Registration/ Certification as Overseas Voter.  For those applications are disapproved, they may wish to file a motion for reconsideration of their applications directly with the COMELEC's Resident Election Registration Board (RERB), through their representatives in the Philippines within five (5) days) from receipt of notice of disapproval of application for registration.

To view the list of Overseas Absentee Voters who failed to vote in two consecutive elections click here

COMELEC Resolution No. 9653

Comelec notice on registration and election

Deadline for the filing of submission of watchers of political parties, citizens' arms, and OFW organizations....Click for more

ENFID Press Release (15 March 2013)

Checklist of Documents: Supply, Delivery, Installation,  Testing and Commissioning of Brand New Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) System  for the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI)

Grand Homecoming Event of Boholanos in Tagbilaran City, 08-20 May 2012

Information on the Au Pair and Trainee Programs

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Advisory not to enter into any lending or other transactions with Caceres Lending Investor Company, Global Money Unlimited Inc. and Caceres Global Foundation Inc.

has recently launched its online registration through its website at www.philhealth.gov.ph. Overseas Filipinos who are PhilHealth members may now reach PhilHealth through email at owp@philhealth.gov.ph and facebook account owp-philhealth where various PhilHealth-related concerns are addressed immediately.

Dialogue to Diaspora (D2D): 1st Conference of Filipinos in Europe

Palace condemns abduction of two foreign nationals in Tawi-Tawi

CFO Awards Media Migrant Advocates

Guidelines on Departure Formalities for International-Bound Passengers in all Airports and Seaports in the Country

Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

Issuance of Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) For Vacationing Overseas Filipino Workers from Switzerland

Executive Summary, Diaspora-to-Dialogue:  1st Filipino Europe-wide D2D Conference
September 26, 27-29, 2012

Notice On Registration For 2013 Elections

Registration Form, Diaspora-to-Dialogue:  1st Filipino Europe-wide D2D Conference

Guidelines On Donations for the Victims of the Earthquake

Procedures in Accepting Donations for Victims of Recent Typhoons in the Philippines

2nd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in Manila, Philippines on February 26-28, 2013. www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph

Live-streaming of Bayanihan ng Bayan: Anong Taya Mo Para sa Bayan Event from 24 to 28 January 2012

Proclamation No. 303 "Declaring A State of National Calamity"

Christmas Message of the Secretry Albert F. Del Rosario

Foreign Donations for Typhoon Sendong

A Million Roses for the World...Filipinos at Prayer, Peace for All Nations

1st Philippine International BioEnergy Conference (PIBEC), “Green Investments: Providing Solutions towards Energy Sustainability,”
12-13 January 2012, Manila

Invitation to Global Media Forum and 16th National Press Congress 8-10 December  2011 Boracay, Aklan, Philippines

The Philippines – Your Business Partner in Asia!  Philippine Business and Investment Seminars in Zurich (October 26, 2011)  and Lausanne  (October 27, 2011) 

Procedures in Accepting Donations for Victims of Recent Typhoons in the Philippines

Philippine Government Beefs Up Repatriation Activities in Syria

Philippine Recognition of the National Transitional Council

Migration Advocacy and Media Awards (MAMA)

Issuance of Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) For Vacationing Overseas Filipino Workers from Switzerland

Vote for Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR)

Notice On Registration For 2013 Elections

Removal of stamp "Not Valid for Travel to Iraq" in Philippine Passports.

Appeal for Understanding in the delay of Passport Releases

"Diaspora to Development: A Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora", 27-29 September 2011, PICC, Manila

Philippine Regular And Special Non-Working Holidays 2011

Social and Culture Assistance Particularly for Filipinas Living in Switzerland

New email scam targeting Overseas Filipinos using the name of the Philippine Embassy or other Philippine representations abroad.

Notice from the Philippine Commission on Elections Committee on Overseas Absentee Voting

Winners of the raffle draw held on 12 June 2010 during the Philippine Food Festival  at the Swissotel in Oerlikon, Zurich.

Philippine Independence Day Celebration Food Festival, 2-11 June 2010 at the Swissotel in Oerlikon Zurich

List of Undelivered Mailing Ballots - 10 May 2010

Information in connection with the emergence of a new influenza virus A/H1N1

Enrollment By Pensioners Under the GSIS GVAPS Program

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