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About this site site is a distribution channel for information and services produced by the Embassy of Finland in Manila and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland for Finnish and foreign uses. The web service is provided in Finnish and English.

The front page presents main headlines of the recent press releases, speeches or articles related to Finland or the activities of the Embassy of Finland in the Philippines. Current affairs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, also on the front page, opens with the most recent press releases and speeches or articles published by the foreign affairs administration.

Current Information contains the history of news and articles concerning the activities of the Embassy of Finland in Manila, and the history of recent press releases by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Visitors can subscribe to an RSS feed and receive topical material to RSS reader.

Embassy section provides information about Embassy and its tasks, organization, personnel and history.

Services section  provides detailed information about the consular services, visa and nationality issues, residence and work permits.

About Finland contains information and articles about various fields related to Finland.

Links  section lists useful links providing information about both Finland and the Philippines.

With Feedback questionnaire you can send us feedback or ask questions about our web site.

Contacts contain the contact details of the Embassy and its office and customer service hours.

Special programmes

All the material of the current affairs subsection can also be monitored with an RSS feed (Really Simple Syndication/Rich Site Summary). Users can subsrcibe to a newsgroup and receive notifications of updates. This helps avoid constant visits to the website in order to be notified of new and changed content.

An RSS feed requires a reader which can be downloaded from the internet for free. Instructions concerning the use of RSS are available, for example, at  http//

Copyright policy

Copyright to the texts, pictures and web casts published on the web site belong to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs or other parties mentioned in connection of the published material. For example, the copyright to the pictures belongs to some others, but the Ministry for Foreign Affairs has made an agreement on the use of the photos.

Linking to the texts if free and texts can be quoted as long as the source is mentioned. Other kind of use of the material must be separately agreed upon with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Linking to individual photos is categorically denied.

Privacy policy

Identifiable personal information of service users is not collected. We do not need users' contact details for other ends than responding to their feedback.


The Embassy of Finland in Manila takes responsibility of the contents of this website, which will be kept as up-to-date as possible.

The Embassy does not assume responsibility for the correctness of information of linked pages maintained by other service providers.

Further information

The service is maintained by the Embassy of Finland in Manila and the Unit for Web Communication of the Department for Communication and Culture of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. For further informaton about the service, please contact:





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Updated 6/21/2007

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