Category: Press Release

  • Sep 25, 2023

    The Philippines Participates in the External Development Summit (XDS) 2023

    PHOTO:  At the Philippine Booth at the XDS 2023 are (seated, L-R) Undersecretary Rafaelita Aldaba, Competitiveness and Innovation Group, DTI; Consul General Arlene T. Magno; Ms. Alexis Geronga, Gameops Manager/GDAP member; Ms. Azumi Iwai, Representative, Neun Farben Corp./GDAP member; Ms. Maria Teresa Loring, Chief Trade Industry Development Specialist, DTI; Trade Commissioner Celynne Layug, PTIC-Silicon Valley; […]

  • Sep 25, 2023

    British Columbia Officials Visit Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver

    L-R: Dawson Creek Councillor Gregg Apolonio, Mayor Darcy Dober of Dawson Creek, Consul General Arlene T. Magno, Burnaby City Councillor Maita Santiago, Mrs. Doris Empinado, and Kitimat Councillor Edwin Empinado during a brief meeting at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver. (Photo by Vancouver PCG) 19 September 2023, Vancouver – Consul General Arlene T. Magno […]

  • Sep 25, 2023

    Philippine Bureau of Immigration Meets with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

    19 September 2023, Vancouver – The officials of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, led by Commissioner Norman Tansingco, met with the officials of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on 18 September 2023 at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The meeting was held to foster collaboration and exchange best practices in immigration processes and border […]

  • Sep 23, 2023

    Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Supports Marawi Jewelry Trunk Show

    PHOTO:  Left-Consul General Arlene Magno (centre) is flanked by Ms. Effie Garcia (right) and Ms. Jinggay  Gayanelo (left), organizers of the jewelry show; Right – A sampling of the jewelry and fashion accessories made by the women of Marawi.

  • Sep 20, 2023

    PH Consul General Magno Calls on BC Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin

    Philippine Consul General Arlene T. Magno and BC Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin exchange views on potential areas for cooperation during the former’s courtesy call on 14 September 2023.  (Photo from Vancouver PCG)

  • Sep 20, 2023

    Philippine Consul General Magno Attends the Installation of the Knights of Rizal (KOR) Vancouver Chapter

    Consul General Magno (center) receives a small Rizal bust as a token of appreciation from Knight Grand Cross of Rizal (KGCR) Grand Supreme Commander Gerardo V. Calderon.  Also in photo are members of the Knights of Rizal Vancouver Chapter: (L-R) Celso Magpile, Ruel Peñaflorida, Arnel Anacion, Jeffrey Ladroma, Felix Maming, Knight Commander of Rizal (KCR) […]

  • Sep 15, 2023

    Consul General Magno Joins the 2023 End of Summer Festival in Burnaby

    (Left photo) Consul General Arlene Magno delivers her opening remarks at the End of Summer Festival.  (Photo by Ms. Lina Vargas) (Right photo) L-R: MLA Mable Elmore, Consul General Arlene Magno, Philippine Cultural Heritage Festival President Rey Calinisan, MP Janet Routledge, MP Anne Kang, and MP Peter Julian pose after the Festival’s opening ceremony. (Photo […]

  • Sep 14, 2023

    Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Co-Hosts Networking Night for Gaming Professionals from the Philippines and Canada

    PHOTO – Attendees from the Game Developers Association of the Philippines and invited guests from the creatives community in Vancouver listen to the opening program emceed by Trade Commissioner Celynne Layug of the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre – Silicon Valley (not in photo).