(12 Jun 2021, Jakarta) ‑‑ Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Leehiong T. Wee presented the Order of Sikatuna (Grand Cross, with Gold Distinction) to Madame Deetje Adeline Laoh Tambuwun, widow of the late Indonesian Amb. Dr. Sinyo Harry Sarundajang in a conferment ceremony before noon today at the chancery of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Jakarta.
In attendance were officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia who witnessed the event along with Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN H.E. Amb. Noel Servigon, friends and members of the Sarundajang family, and officials of the Philippine Embassy in Jakarta.
The public is informed that pursuant to Resolution No. 119 of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) issued on 04 Jun 2021, and based upon the recommendation of the Philippine Department of Tourism, foreign nationals holding valid Special Resident Retiree Visa (SRRV) will be allowed to enter the Philippines without need to obtain an entry exemption document.
Concerned foreign nationals falling under this category are advised to directly coordinate with the Philippine Bureau of Immigration for queries and clarification regarding their entry and admission to the Philippines.
Pursuant to Resolution No.116 series of 2021 issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) of the Republic of the Philippines, the public is informed that the inbound international travel of ALL persons regardless of vaccination status (against Covid-19), to any port of the Philippines shall be governed by the following entry, testing and quarantine protocols:
- All arriving travelers shall undergo a fourteen (14) day quarantine upon arrival, with the day of arrival being the first day. The first ten (10) days shall be observed in a quarantine facility, with the remainder to be completed under home quarantine in the traveler's respective local government units of destination;
- Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing shall be conducted on the seventh day of quarantine. Notwithstanding a negative test result, the arriving traveler shall complete the facility-based quarantine period of then (10) days;
- The Bureau of Quarantine shall ensure strict symptom monitoring while in the facility quarantine for ten days; and
- The foregoing shall be subject to special protocols approved by the IATF or the Office of the President for certain classes of travelers or ports of origin.
Please be guided accordingly.