Category Archives: Government

The Philippines and Lebanon:72 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, October 24, we celebrate 72 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Lebanon.   The Philippines has one Foreign Service Post in Lebanon, the Philippine Embassy in Beirut.   The Philippine Embassy in Lebanon is located at Building No.29, Plot No. 511, Charles Malik Avenue, Across Roadster Diner, Achrafieh, Beirut Lebanon, P.O.… Read More »

The Philippines In The United Nation

The Philippines in the United Nation   Tomorrow, October 24, 2018, we mark 73 years since the establishment of the United Nation (UN).   This includes a large number of intergovernmental organizations, and two-thirds of the UN’s activities take place in Geneva, making it a center of international cooperation and multilateral negotiation.   The Permanent Mission of the… Read More »

Philippine and British Friendship Day

Today is Philippine and British Friendship Day, by virtue of Proclamation No. 1592, s. 2008, to celebrate, enhance and enrich the historical, political, economic, and cultural ties that strongly bind the Philippines and the United Kingdom.   October 20 marks the inauguration in 2008 of the British Embassy in Taguig. But the Filipinos’ first contact with the British… Read More »

Secretary Locsin in Brussels

Secretary Locsin is in Brussels to represent President Rodrigo Duterte in the biennial summit that brings together leaders of Asia and Europe.   During their meeting, Secretary Locsin and Prime Minister Rutte discussed the state of relations between the Philippines and the Netherlands and steps both countries could take to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.   The Image above… Read More »

What Is The SSS Pension Loan Program?

Apply for an SSS Pension Loan Program.   SSS knows that many of the SSS pensioners are approaching “loan sharks” charging very high interest. SSS pensioners are oftentimes forced to pledge their ATM cards as collateral to them.   In response to the pensioners requests, the SSS Pension Loan Program (PLP) was launched.   It aims to provide… Read More »