07 August 2017
|The Economic team of the Philippine Embassy, led by Economic Minister Jose Victor Chan-Gonzaga (4th from left) with Chef Cho Ortega (3rd from left) of Lumpia, Pansit atbp restaurant, at the Citi Open tailgate held at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, Washington, D.C. on 03 August 2017.|
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, a traditional Filipino dish of grilled chopped meat served in a sizzling plate, combined with Philippine local beer was the Philippine Embassy’s appealing pair at the Citi Open’s tailgate event held at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center on 03 August 2017.
OVERSEAS VOTING REGISTRATION CENTER NOW OPEN AT CFO-MANILA FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL ELECTIONS
A US-bound Filipino emigrant registering at CFO-Overseas Voting Center
February 14, 2017 – Good news for emigrants, OFWs, and vacationing migrants – you may now register as overseas voter at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas – Manila.
As part of the government's extensive campaign to encourage overseas Filipinos to register and vote for the upcoming 2019 midterm national elections and in accordance with R.A. No. 10590 (Overseas Voting Act of 2013), the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and CFO formally open the Overseas Voters Registration Center at CFO Manila on February 6, 2017. The Center is open during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am–5pm) until September 30, 2018, which is the last day of registration.
The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC and all Posts in the US are closely monitoring developments relating to the issuance and implementation of the new immigration policy of the US government.
The Embassy and all Posts will continue to extend appropriate assistance to all its nationals pursuant to law. ###
For further details, kindly visit the website of the Embassy of the Philippines, Washington D.C. at http://www.philippineembassy-usa.org
Embassy of the Philippines, Washington D.C.