Lhuillier headed the Philippine delegation to the ASEAN Business Forum which was held last 28 June 2017 at the CEOE Headquarters in Madrid. The conference was co-organized by the Basque Government, the Regional Council of Gipuzcoa and the […] Ambassador Carlos C.
Lhuillier and the Knights of Rizal Commander Federico Sanchez, led a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 156th birth anniversary of Dr. Andres de Urdaneta, held in Donostia, San Sebastian on 18 March 2016.
The Philippines participated in the recently concluded World Routes 2017, held on 23-26 September 2017 at the Fira Gran Via, L’Hospitalet, Barcelona. The ASEAN Committee in Madrid celebrated ASEAN Family Day on 16 September 2017 at the Residence of the Ambassador of Indonesia to Spain. The awarding event is held annually by the Global Trade Leaders´ Club which describes itself (on its website) […] The Philippines made waves as it promoted the “Visit the Philippines Again in 2016” campaign at the 36th edition of the Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR).
Lhuillier met with Lehendakari Íñigo Urkullu, President of the Basque country, the City Mayor of Bilbao Jose Maria Aburto, and businessmen from the region to promote opportunities for trade and investments . The awarding ceremony took place on 31 October 2015 in Seville with the presence of Ms. Salinas hosted a thanksgiving cocktails at his official residence in Madrid in honor of Filcom and business leaders in Spain and Andorra, to thank them for their support for the Embassy’s overseas voter’s registration campaign.
In his first official visit outside Madrid, Ambassador Philippe J. Under the leadership of Philippine Ambassador to Spain Philippe Jones Lhuillier, the Philippine Embassy in Madrid in collaboration with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office, successfully held the 2nd National Congress of Filipino Leaders in Spain and Andorra . As early as AM on Saturday, Philippine Embassy personnel were out in the streets of Madrid to distribute flyers and encourage Filipinos to register as overseas voters. Salinas was named an “Honorary Fellow” by the Academia Diplomacia de España for his contributions in the development and promotion of relations between the Philippines and Spain, in his capacity as Ambassador.
The event was attended by the representatives of the companies that voluntarily donated the prizes for the OVR Raffle, as their way of helping the Embassy encourage as many qualified […] The Philippines is again participating in this year´s Madrid Fusion 2016 – 14th Edition, which is being held from 25 to 27 January 2016, at the Palacio Municipal de los Congresos in Madrid.
This year´s edition was spearheaded by the Municipal Council District of Tetuan, […] The Philippine Embassy in Madrid held the grand draw of its 2014-2015 Overseas Voting Registration (OVR) Raffle at the Embassy premises last February 4, 2016.
The PCA has released its findings that it will now proceed in hearing the Philippines´ case against China concerning the West Philippine Sea on its merits.
The […] On the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility in the case of Republic of the Philippines versus the People´s Republic of China dated 29 October 2015.
Philippine Embassy personnel completed a Seminar-Workshop on Customer Service and Office Decorum on 05 December 2017, which was conducted as part of the Embassy´s continuing program on personnel development and service quality enhancement. The program, which ran from 16 October 2017 to 26 November 2016, . In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao, the ACM held the ASEAN Business Forum at the Chamber Auditorium, which […] The Philippine Embassy in Madrid and the Chamber of Commerce of Zaragoza successfully held an informative briefing on Philippine trade and investment opportunities on 22 September 2015 at the Chamber of Commerce in Zaragoza.
Filipino artists Miguel Inumerable and Kat Medina recently concluded the El Ranchito Artist Residency Program with the launching of their art installations on 25 November 2017 at Matadero Madrid. The event was co-organized with the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation of Alicante. In his message, Ambassador Salinas encouraged the new Honorary Consul to work hand in hand with the Philippine Embassy to further broaden the areas of […] The Philippine Embassy in Madrid, in coordination with Instituto Cervantes, conducted a roundtable discussion, entitled “Creating Bridges (1565-2015): 450 Years of Spanish-Philippine Relations,” in commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the arrival in the Philippines of Spaniards Miguel López de Legazpi and Fr. The discussion was opened by Instituto Cervantes Secretary General […] The ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM) successfully concluded its first official visit to the Basque Country by conducting a business forum in Bilbao and meeting with Basque officials in Vitoria on September 29, 2015.
Lhuillier, were inducted as new members of the Real Esclavitud de Santa Maria de la Almudena, during a mass at the Almudena Cathedral last September . The carnival parade is an annual event organized by the City Hall of Madrid.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of ASEAN, the Embassy of Malaysia (which is the current Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid) organized and hosted an ASEAN flag raising ceremony attended by the Heads of Mission and other officials . Consul Carrion responded to queries, addressed concerns and promoted . Rhiannon Jae Flores and Sofia Carmen Ortigas, both from St Pedro Poveda College, were joined by over 30 other youth participants between . Niño de Cebu-Madrid participated in this year´s Carnaval de Madrid 2016 Parade which was held on 06 February 2016.
Salinas visited the city of Alicante to promote trade and investment with the business sector of the second largest province of the Comunidad Autonoma de Valencia. Salinas, Dean of the Asia-Pacific (ASPAC) Diplomatic Corps, led the ASPAC Ambassadors in a joint courtesy call on Foreign Minister José Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil at the Palacio de Viana in Madrid on 15 October 2015. Salinas informed FM Margallo of the ASPAC Group’s efforts […] Philippine Ambassador to Spain Carlos C. Manuel Carrion Sanchez, the newly appointed Philippine Honorary Consul for Valencia, at the Philippine Embassy in Madrid last October 1.