Monday, 09 May 2022
- Friday, 06 May 2022 PCG XIAMEN ATTENDS THE 2022 QIAOJIALE-FUJIAN PROVINCE OVERSEAS CHINESE FOOD AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL
- Friday, 06 May 2022 PCG XIAMEN TAKES PART IN THAI FOOD FEST
- Monday, 25 April 2022 PCG XIAMEN AND HUAQIAO UNIVERSITY SEEK TO EMBARK ON CONTINUED COOPERATION, STRENGTHENING OF PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE ENGAGEMENTS
- Saturday, 23 April 2022 FOUR (4) FILIPINOS REPATRIATED TO THE PHILIPPINES
- Friday, 06 May 2022 TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF CONSULAR SERVICE ON 10 MAY 2022
- Friday, 06 May 2022 ADVISORY ON THE CLOSE OF VOTING PERIOD ON 9 MAY 2022
- Friday, 29 April 2022 ADVISORY FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS FROM JIANGXI PROVINCE REGISTERED TO VOTE BY MAIL
- Monday, 18 April 2022 REMINDERS ON ONE HEALTH PASS REQUIREMENT FOR ALL INBOUND TRAVELLERS TO THE PHILIPPINES
- Monday, 14 March 2022 OBSERVANCE OF CHINESE HOLIDAYS ON 3-5 APRIL 2022 AND 30 APRIL TO 4 MAY 2022
THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES GLOBAL ONLINE APPOINTMENT SYSTEM APPLICATIONS FOR PASSPORT
TWO FILIPINOS REPATRIATED TO THE PHILIPPINES
Xiamen City , 07 January 2022 - Two (2) Undocumented Filipinos from Xiamen City were repatriated to the Philippines through the Xiamen Gaoqi International Aiport, assisted by the Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen.
125th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARTYRDOM OF DR. JOSE RIZAL
Xiamen City, 29 December 2021— In honor of the 125th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, a wreath laying ceremony was held in the village of his forefather, in the Chinese village of Shangguo, Jinjiang city, Fujian province. Consul General Maria Antonina M. Mendoza-Oblena and Minister and Consul General Dinno M. Oblena lay the wreath in the largest shrine dedicated to Jose Rizal outside of the Philippines.
Chinese officials from Quanzhou and Jinjiang cities were represented by Ms. Chen Xi, Vice Mayor of Jinjiang Municipal Government, Ms. Chen Huaiyin, Level-4 Consultant of the Quanzhou Municipal Government, Ms. Gao Bizhu, Director of Consular and Cultural Division of Quanzhou Foreign Affairs Office (FAO), Mr. Wang Guojie, Division Chief of Jinjiang Municipal Government witnessed the event.
Also in attendance were the Chief of Xintang Sub-district, Chief of Shangguo Community, Xintang Sub-district and one representative from Dr. Jose Rizal’s ancestral family.
The Philippine Consulate General personnel, Lt. Col. Hermilino T. Calubiran, Jr., Assistant Philippine Defense and Forces Attaché (PhilDAFA) from the Philippine Embassy in Beijing, officers of the Filipino Association in Xiamen (FAX), and other foreign friends and contacts took part in the milestone event.
The event was part of the Consulate General – Sentro Rizal commemorative programs, remembering the National Hero’s life and works and showcasing his ancestral roots in Shangguo Village, Jinjiang City, Fujian.
Jose Rizal’s forefather, Cua Yi Lam (later baptized as Domingo Lam Co), hailed from Shangguo Village, Jinjiang City, Fujian Province. In 2000, after years of research, planning, and coordination between the Philippines and China representatives, the Rizal Park was opened in Shangguo Village. Patterned after the Luneta Park, the Jose Rizal Square is currently the largest commemorative Park outside the Philippines dedicated to Rizal. It also serves as a lasting symbol of the friendship and deep historical and kinship ties between the Philippines and Fujian Province, China.
The event was livestreamed via Youtube and Facebook. A video of the event can be viewed via https://youtu.be/eAwTqJSbHU4
“BEAUTY OF THE FREE: AN ONLINE BOOK REVIEW OF WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MALAYA”
One more day before the book launch of Ms. Emmily Magtalas Rhodes, “What it means to be Malaya.”
- What does it mean to be malaya?
- How do the Filipino youth perceive the Philippine society?
- How do the Filipino youth experience Philippine culture and traditions?
We invite you to join in shedding light on these questions by attending the book launch tomorrow, 11 December 2021, 5:00 p.m. (PH Time) on the official Facebook page and YouTube channel of the DFA
“Beauty of the Free: An online book review of What it means to be Malaya” is a project of the Department of Foreign Affairs, in observance of the Year of Filipino Pre-Colonial Ancestors.
Register in advance for this book review via this link: