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KNIGHTS OF RIZAL BESTOWS WOMEN OF MALOLOS AWARD TOA BELGIAN, MADAME BRIGITTE VAN YPERSELE

29 AUGUST 2014, BRUSSELS

The Order of the Knights of Rizal has bestowed theWomen of Malolosaward upon Madame Brigitte van Ypersele (née de Bus de Warnaffe) during their nation-wide assembly held on  23 August in Brussels, Belgium.

Leading the ceremony was Sir Jeremias C. Singson, Supreme Commander of the Knights of Rizal, who lauded Madame Brigitte's truly inspiring and steadfast humanitarian work that highlighted the spirit of the Women of Malolos Award towards public service.

Minister Lolit Capco, on behalf of the Philippine Embassy, extended her congratulations and appreciation for Madam Brigitte's tireless efforts in promoting education among young women in the Visayas and equipping these young scholars with education that will be the foundation for their future as well as the confidence and determination to reach for their aspirations for a purposeful life.

Madame Brigitte, in her remarks, conveyed the joy and sense of fulfillment she found in her Philippine work  and her gratitude to her Philippine team of about 30 hardworking Filipinos led by Dr. and Mrs. Palami in overseeing multiple projects benefiting Filipino women and children in need for the past 30 years. She is married to Compte Jacques van Ypersele de Strihou, who has served as the Principal Private Secretary of the King of the Belgians from 1983 to 2013, and who was present in the ceremony along with their children and grandchildren. She thanked the Knights of Rizal in Belgium for their recognition of her humanitarian work and conveyed her appreciation for the support of the KOR and its counterpart women organizations, the Kababaihan Rizalista, the Las Damas Rizal and the Ladies of the KOR.

The Women of Malolos award is the highest honor awarded by the Knights of Rizal to a woman of exceptional achievement that has exemplified the ideals of Rizal. It is given once a year. The previous recipient was Mme. Brigitte Ayrault, wife of Jean Marc Ayrault, former Prime Minister of France.
 

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HOLIDAYS

In view of the observance Philippine and Belgian holidays, the Embassy will be closed to the public on the following days:

  • 01 May 2017, Monday - Labor Day
  • 25 May 2017, Thursday - Ascension Day
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  • 12 June 2017, Monday - Philippine Independence Day

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Jose I.C. Laquian

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GUIDELINES ON THE AVAILMENT OF AWARDS AND INCENTIVES FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO CENTENARIANS UNDER R.A. 10868 AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

PUBLIC ADVISORY ON DELAYS IN RELEASE OF PASSPORTS

The Department of Foreign Affairs requests the public's kind understanding on the ongoing delays in the release of passports. These delays are due to technical issues on the part of the company printing the passports.

Those with immediate travel plans are advised to wait until their passports are released before confirming their flights.

Please  be  assured  that  the  Department  is  exerting  all  efforts  to  ensure  the resumption of normal services as soon as possible.

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List of OV in Belgium and Luxembourg whose registration will be deactivated by the RERB in OFOV for failing to vote in the last two consecutive elections (2013 and 2016).

List of Printed IDs of Voters registered in Belgium recently received from COMELEC (available at the Embassy)

List of Printed IDs of Voters registered in Luxembourg recently received from COMELEC (available at the Embassy)

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