Friday, 19 November 2021
- Friday, 19 November 2021 PCG XIAMEN CG MEETS SINGAPORE CG
- Tuesday, 16 November 2021 XIAMEN MAYOR WANG WENHUI RECEIVES CONSUL GENERAL MENDOZA-OBLENA
- Monday, 15 November 2021 NEW XIAMEN CONSUL GENERAL HITS THE GROUND RUNNING
- Sunday, 14 November 2021 CREATIVE COLLABORATION OF TWO FILIPINO VISUAL ARTISTS FEATURED AT THE “DREAM OF BLUE 2021 – HUMAN AND OCEAN”, AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION
- Wednesday, 24 November 2021 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) – LEASE OF VENUE FOR EVALUATION AND YEAR END THANKSGIVING
- Thursday, 18 November 2021 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) – PURCHASE OF VARIOUS ITEMS WITH VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (VAW) LOGO
- Friday, 12 November 2021 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION(RFQ)- CATERING SERVICES
- Tuesday, 09 November 2021 OBSERVANCE OF PHILIPPINE HOLIDAY ON 30 NOVEMBER 2021
- Tuesday, 09 November 2021 REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) – PROCUREMENT OF COURIER AND PACKAGING SERVICES
EIGHT FILIPINOS REPATRIATED TO THE PHILIPPINES
Xiamen City, 12 November 2021 - Eight (8) Filipinos were repatriated to the Philippines through the Xiamen Gaoqi International Aiport, assisted by the Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen. Six (6) of the repatriates were from Hebei and among them were two (2) minors. Two (2) were from Fujian province.
PCG XIAMEN WELCOMES NEW CONSUL GENERAL
Xiamen, 5 November 2021 --- Ms. Maria Antonina M. Mendoza-Oblena, career diplomat, lawyer and artist, assumed her tasks as the 8th Consul General of the Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen effective 4 November 2021.
PCG personnel warmly welcomed the new Consul General and expressed their appreciation for the Acting Head of Post Vice-Consul Elaine Mae V. Laruan-Hernandez who took over the reins of heading the Consulate upon the departure of the previous Consul General, Mr. Julius Caesar A. Flores, in November of 2019.
Prior to her posting in Xiamen, Consul General Oblena was assigned as Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General of the Philippine Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark which she opened in January 2019. She was also assigned as Minister and Consul General of the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur from September 2012 to September 2016. Her other foreign assignments include Moscow, Russia and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Consul General Oblena finished two Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Piano (both cum laude) at the Conservatory of Music of the University of Santo Tomas (1992 and 1993, respectively) and a Juris Doctor degree at the Ateneo Law School (1999). She passed both the Philippine Bar Examination and the Philippine Foreign Service Examination in 1999 and the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Career Minister Examination in 2014.
She is married to Dinno M. Oblena, a fellow Foreign Service Officer currently assigned as Minister and Consul General of the Philippine Embassy in Beijing.
PCG XIAMEN ATTENDS THE 23RD CHINA MEIZHOU MAZU CULTURAL TOURISM FESTIVAL AND THE 6TH GLOBAL MAZU FORUM
Vice Consul and Acting Head of Post Elaine Mae V. Laruan-Hernandez led the Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen’s delegation at the 23rd China Meizhou Mazu Cultural Tourism Festival and the 6th Global Mazu Forum held in Meizhou Island, Putian City, Fujian Province from 31 October to 01 November 2021.
Guests, tourists and worshippers come to Meizhou Island for the annual activities to pay homage to Mazu, Chinese sea goddess at the Mazu Temple and attended a memorial ceremony for the goddess who had profound and extensive influence not only among the people in the southeastern coastal areas of China and Taiwan, but also to different countries especially South East Asia, including the Philippines.
During the cultural festival opening ceremony, performers dressed in festive traditional costumes performed a sacrificial ceremony to pay tribute to Goddess Mazu.
Shortly after the festival, the invitees proceeded to the 6th Global Mazu Culture Forum held at the PingAn Assembly Hall, Permanent Venue of Global Mazu Culture Forum, Meizhou Island. In attendance were VIP guests who included high ranking Chinese government officials, diplomats representing Slovakia, Thailand and the Philippines and representatives of various local and foreign sectors extended congratulatory messages through letters and recorded videos.
Mazu belief and customs was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2009.
The said activities were co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region and the People's Government of Fujian Province. END
RIZAL @160 TULARAWAN, A DIGITAL ART CONTEST 2021 FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO YOUTH IN CELEBRATION OF DR. JOSE RIZAL’S 160TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY – EXTENDED UNTIL 12 NOVEMBER 2021
The Philippine Consulate General - Sentro Rizal Xiamen, wishes to inform our Kababayans that the submission of entries for the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) – Sentro Rizal’s, RIZAL @ 160 TULARAWAN, a digital art contest 2021 for Overseas Filipino Youth in celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s 160th Birth Anniversary has been extended until 12 November 2021.
Our Kababayans ages 18 to 35 years old are enjoined to participate and be among the five (5) contestants who will have a chance to win Php 50,000, Php 30,000, Php 20,000 and Php 10,000 respectively.
The Philippines’ national hero Dr. Jose Rizal was born on June 19, 1861. Every year, the country celebrates his birth anniversary by remembering his life and works. Considered to be a renaissance man, Dr. Jose Rizal spent his life dabbling in different fields such as the sciences, visual arts, journalism, and sports. However, it was his creative and timeless literary works that truly connected with his countrymen and changed the course of Philippine history.
For Rizal’s 160th birth anniversary, the NCCA’s Sentro Rizal wishes to highlight two artistic fields that our national hero specialized in: visual arts and literature. With the aim of urging the Filipino youth to reflect on the relevance of Rizal to the present time, Sentro Rizal is launching a digital arts contest for Overseas Filipino youth that will draw inspiration from Rizal’s poems.
Click the link for the contest mechanics and the registration form (VPN-needed): http://bit.ly/Rizal160Tularawan