News and Press Releases
CARDINAL TAGLE OVERWHELMED BY HUGE WARM WELCOME IN MILAN NEW!
Filipinos in Milan and Northern Italy woke up to a bright sunny day on Sunday, 23 February 2014, after several days of clouds and rains.
28th Anniversary of People Power observed in Milan NEW!
The Philippine Consulate in Milan led a simple commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on 25 February 2014 at the office premises.
Introducing Filipino Cooking in Milan NEW!
The Philippine Consulate in Milan held a Philippine food demonstration at the Consulate official residence on Thursday, 20 February 2014.
Extensions of Validity of Passports No Longer Allowed Beyond October 2015
Per the regulations of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), all non-machine readable passports may no longer be extended beyond October 31, 2015 and must be completely phased out by November 24, 2015.
Philippines participates in HOMI, Milan's International Home Show
Three Philippine companies participated in HOMI, the international home show for buyers at the Fiera Milano which was held from 19 – 22 January 2014.
Filipinos celebrate Feast of Sto. Niño in Milan
Various celebrations by Filipinos marked the feast of Sto. Niño in Milan.
Illegal Solicitation for Victims of typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan
The Filipino Communities in Milan and Northern Italy are advised to be wary of scammers who might take advantage of soliciting funds for the victims of typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan.
Philippines participates in L’Artigiano Crafts Fair in Milan
The annual L’Artigiano Crafts Fair was held in Milan from 1 to 8 December 2013 at the huge Fiera Milano exhibition halls.
Philippine Consulate in Milan hosts Dinner Meeting for the Asian Consular Group
The Asian Consular Group (ACG) of Milan yearend Dinner Meeting was held on 5 December 2013 at the residence of Consul General Lourdes S. Tabamo.
Milan PCG welcomes Philippine Navy Contingent
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan reported to the DFA that a group of Philippine Navy Officials, led by Rear Admiral Jaime S. Bernardino, Vice Commander of the Philippine Navy, paid a courtesy call on Consul General Lourdes S. Tabamo on 3 December 2013.
FILIPINO FAITHFUL IN MILAN SHOWS SOLIDARITY FOR TYPHOON YOLANDA VICTIMS
On 16 November 2013, the Filipino Catholic community in Milan gathered at the San Lorenzo Maggiore Church and offered solemn prayers.
STATEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM ON THE AFTERMATH OF SUPER TYPHOON YOLANDA (INTERNATIONAL CODE NAME : HAIYAN)
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is one with the whole nation in expressing its deepest sympathies to the families and victims of the Super Typhoon Yolanda
Donations for victims of Typhoon "Haiyan" Yolanda
Let us help our kababayans affected by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) by sending donations
Agribusiness Forum in Milan and Modena
The Agribusiness Investment and Reintegration Forum was successfully held in Milan and Modena on 26 and 27 October 2013.
FIL-AM DESIGNER EYES MILAN AS MARKET FOR FILIPINO ECO-FABRICS
US-based Filipino-American fashion designer and textile technologist, Anthony Cruz Legarda was recently in Milan for the first time for a look-see visit as part of his plans to venture into the Milan fashion trade.
CONGRATULATIONS to Milan winners of Pag-IBIG 2nd Preliminary Raffle Draw
OFW Member Dagdag Ipon Raffle Promo
Public Talk on the "Health of Chinese and Filipino Migrants in Milan"
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan reported that a public talk on the “Health of Chinese and Filipino Migrants in Milan” was organized by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and Italy’s Fondazione ISMU (Iniziative E Studi Sulla Multietniceta)
Second Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Examinations in 2013
The Board of Foreign Service Examinations, pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign Service Act (R.A. 7157) of 1991 and the Revised Administrative Code of 1987, announces the holding of a Second FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER (FSO) EXAMINATIONS in 2013
PHL Launches Free 2013-14 Offshoring and Outsourcing (O&O) Directory
A most comprehensive Offshoring and Outsourcing (O&O) Directory 2013-2014 covering hundreds of companies in the Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) in the Philippines is to be launched as an eBook this October 2013.
PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION MILAN CELEBRATE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY
The Philippine Nurses Association of Milan (TPNAM) celebrated its fourth anniversary foundation last 14 September 2013.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FILCOM MILAN DONATIONS FOR TYPHOON VICTIMS -->
The Philippine Consulate in Milan received a letter from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) acknowledging the donation of the members of the Filipino Communities in Milan and in Northern Italy.
Milan's Expatriate Community treated to Philippine Cuisine
As part of its economic diplomacy initiatives, the officers of Benvenuto Club, Milan's foremost expatriate community group, were treated to a special lunch of Philippine Cuisine.
Milan based OFW wins Pag Ibig's major raffle for August
Pag Ibig's major raffle winner for August of a roundtrip airline ticket was won by Milan based Filipino worker, Ms. Emelita M. Mabilangan, who hails from Sto. Tomas, Batangas.
CONGRATULATIONS to Milan winners of Pag- IBIG 1st Preliminary Raffle Draw
OFW Member Dagdag Ipon Raffle Promo
MILAN PCG AND BERNE PE IN SWISS ITALY BORDER FOR JOINT MOBILE MISSION
The Philippine Consulate in Milan joined the mobile consular mission conducted by the Philippine Embassy Berne in Ticino, Switzerland on Sunday, 1 September 2013.
Philippine Consulate and Filipino Communities in Milan and Northern Italy Donate to victims of Typhoon MARING
With the Philippine Calamity Fund as the beneficiary of the recent 2013 Independence Day activities, please be informed that the Philippine Consulate in Milan remitted on 29 August 2013, the amount of Php59,004.
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WITH CANCELLED LICENSES
The Philippine Consulate General in Milan would like to inform the public that the Philippine Overseas and Employment Administration (POEA) has cancelled licenses of the following recruitment agencies as of 15 August 2013.
Filipina Womens' Network unveils the Worldwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) unveiled a groundbreaking endeavor to bring together remarkable Filipina women from around the world to receive the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Awards™ at the 10th Annual Filipina Leadership Summit on October 24-26 in San Francisco.
FREIGHT FORWARDING COMPANIES NOT ACCREDITED WITH DTI-PSB
Overseas Filipino workers and their consignees in the Philippines are advised not to do business with freight forwarding companies not accredited with Department of Trade (DTI) Philippine Shippers' Bureau (PSB).
"Design Philippines 2013" Offers High-Quality Products with World Class Filipino Designs
Manila FAME (Furnishings and Apparel Manufacturers' Exchange), the Philippines' premier Design and Lifestyle event, is ready to welcome foreign buyers and visitors on 17-20 October 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex
2014 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR FILIPINO INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS OVERSEAS
CFO OPENS THE 2014 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS NOMINATIONS
2013 MIGRATION ADVOCACY AND MEDIA (MAM) AWARDS
In recognition of the significant role of the media in information dissemination and advocacy of migration and development, the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards was conceived in 2011 by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) for the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines in December every year.
KALAYAAN FIESTA 2013 IN MILAN
Milan PCG's third event to cap the celebrations of the 115th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence was a grand Filipino community celebration dubbed as "Kalayaan Fiesta 2013" held at the Parco Idroscalo in Milan on 16 June 2013.
Milan PCG Personnel on Cultural Trip to Philippine Exhibit in Paris
The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Milan, together with their families, travelled for twelve hours by bus to Paris, crossing through Switzerland, to view the Philippine exhibit entitled "An Archipelago of Exchange" on Saturday, 13 July 2013.
Message from the Consul General
Mabuhay and Benvenuti!
Welcome to the website of the Philippine Consulate General in Milan! This portal serves to reach out to our kababayans and visitors who wish to know more about the Consulate and the services that we offer such as passport renewals, civil registration, notarials and visa applications. Visitors, researchers and investors shall also be directed with ease to Philippine government portals where they learn more about the country's tourist destinations, cultural heritage and trade and investment opportunities.
Please feel free to provide us feedback on how we can further improve this website and our services. We will gladly welcome suggestions and opinions. Thank you.
CONSUL GENERAL LOURDES S. TABAMO