THE year 2014 has been a particularly good year for us Filipinos. After years of puttering along as the tiger economies in the region roared, our country has finally started to show some growl of its own.
For 2014 and 2015, our economy is expected to continue its robust expansion with growth in Philippine GDP forecasted to reach 6.2% in 2014 and 6.4% in 2015 according to an ADB report. Also in May this year, the rating agency Standard & Poor's increased our country's long-term credit rating, making us more attractive to foreign investors.
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE MILAN PROMOTES OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING NEW!
Consul General Marichu Mauro welcomed teacher educators of Pinoy Guro EU in Milan on 29 June 2015. Pinoy Guro EU provides opportunities for Filipinos in Milan and Northern Italy
PHLPost Products and Services for Overseas Filipinos NEW!
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) headed by Postmaster General and CEO Ma. Josefina M. dela Cruz, in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General in Milan, organized a forum for Filipinos in Milan to introduce PHLPost’s new products and services.
PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL PAYS COURTESY CALL ON LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA NEW!
Consul General Marichu Mauro paid a courtesy call on La Biennale di Venezia to hand deliver letters of Dr. Felipe M. de Leon, Chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts
FILIPINOS CELEBRATE THE 117TH PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY NEW!
In commemoration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day, the Philippine Consulate in Milan hosted an event for the Filipino community in northern Italy on 14 June 2015
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE CONDUCTS CONSULAR OUTREACH IN TORINO NEW!
The Philippine Consulate General Milan conducted a 2-day mobile consular mission in Torino on 27-28 June 2015 at the Chiesa di San Giovanni Evangelista with the support of the Filipino chaplaincy of Turin headed by Father John Benna.
MILAN PCG HOSTS A NIGHT OF FILIPINO FOOD, MUSIC, AND CRAFTSMANSHIP NEW!
The best of the Philippines was celebrated during a diplomatic reception hosted by the Philippine Consulate General in Milan in honor of the 117th anniversary of Philippine independence.
MILAN PCG’S DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION ENDS ON A SWEET NOTE NEW!
Guests were treated to a sweet surprise when they were handed small packets of Philippine Brand dried mangoes coated in chocolate as they left at the end of Milan PCG’s diplomatic reception in honor of the 117th anniversary of Philippine independence at luxurious Palazzo Parigi Hotel.
Filipino among winners of Milan Expo’s Short Food Movie Contest NEW!
Alfonso Orioste Jr. of the Philippines was among the winners of the Short Food Movie Contest, a global project of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma and the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia supported by Milan Expo 2015.
MILAN PCG PROMOTES CANCER AWARENESS NEW!
In line with its advocacy of empowering women by raising awareness, the Philippine Consulate General in Milan conducted another one of its series of Cancer Awareness seminars at the Philippine Consulate Conference Hall on 28 May 2015.
117th Philippine Independence Day Celebration of Filipinos in Piemonte Region NEW!
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan participated in the celebration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day organized by the Federation of Filipino Associations in Piemonte, in collaboration with the Philippine Honorary Consulate in Turin, at Teatro San Luigi.
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE PROPOSES COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF BRESCIA NEW!
Consul General Marichu Mauro participated in the seminar on International cooperation for sustainable development: the contribution of the University of Brescia to the World Expo in Milan.
Milan PCG participates in Flores de Mayo Celebration in Milan NEW!
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan joins the Filipino Catholic Community of Milan on its celebration of the Santacruzan/Flores de Mayo in Milan.
CARDINAL LUIS ANTONIO TAGLE CELEBRATED THE PENTECOST SUNDAY IN MODENA, ITALY NEW!
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, in his homily for the celebration of the Pentecost Sunday at the Parrocchia Sant’ Agostino e San Barnaba in Modena, Italy.
UP CONCERT CHORUS PERFORMS IN NORTHERN ITALY NEW!
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan witnessed the captivating performances of the University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) in Parocchia di San Pietro Apostolo, Cassano d’Adda.
MILAN PCG CONDUCTS MOBILE CONSULAR SERVICES IN MODENA AND PARMA NEW!
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan conducted mobile consular missions in Modena and Parma on 30 and 31 May 2015, respectively.
117th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence NEW!
117th Independence Day message of His Excellency, President Benigno S. Aquino, III.
Filipinos in Milan and Northern Italy briefed on Philippine social security benefits NEW!
Officials from the Social Security System of the Philippines (SSS) conducted a briefing in Milan for the Filipino community on the benefits of SSS membership
PHILIPPINE PAVILION OFFICIALLY OPENS IN THE VENICE ART BIENNALE NEW!
Art and politics merge as the Philippine Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia officially opened today at the Palazzo Mora in the northern Italian city of Venice.
Milan PCG participates in the Opening of EXPO Milan 2015
Italian Prime Minister and President of the European Council of Ministers, Matteo Renzi, formally opened on 1 May 2015 the Universal Exposition Milan 2015 in a glitzy ceremony and splendid setting of Milan Expo Grounds.
DESIGN PHILIPPINES DRAWS INTERNATIONAL BUYERS AT THE SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE 2015
Once again the best of Philippine furniture design and craftsmanship was showcased in the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, which ran from 14-19 April 2015 at the Rho Fiera Milano in Milan, Italy.