(Jakarta, 18 May 2021) – Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Leehiong T. Wee, presented two “bulul” artworks to the ASEAN Secretariat Art Gallery during a handover ceremony with Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs, H.E. Tran Duc Binh, Director Lee Yoong Yoong and Assistant Director Romeo Arca, Community & Corporate Affairs Department, ASEAN Secretariat, and Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN, H.E. Noel Servigon.
The public is informed of the latest testing and quarantine regulation applicable to all arriving international passengers to the Philippines effective 0001H (Manila time) of 08 May 2021 pursuant to Resolution No.114 of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID), as follows:
- A mandatory 14-day quarantine will be imposed on all arriving travellers --- 10 days in an accredited hotel or quarantine facility upon arrival (Day 1), and the remaining 4 days of isolation (Day 11- Day 14) at home or in their hotels provided their RT-PCR test results taken on Day 7 are negative.
- Visitors will have to complete the minimum 10-day stay in the government-accredited quarantine facility even if the Day 7 RT-PCR test returns negative.
- The revised regulations will be in effect in all ports of entry and shall be applicable to all international arrivals regardless of vaccination status.
The new measures announced by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque in a May 7 briefing are part of Philippine Government efforts to contain the spread of more infectious variants of the SARS CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19. Prior to the announcement of this new rule, arriving visitors were required to undergo a 7-day hotel quarantine with an RT-PCR test being taken on Day 6.
Please be guided accordingly.
All Filipinos living in Indonesia are informed of the following reminders related to the conduct of the Commission on Election's on-going overseas voter registration:
- Registration of qualified and interested Filipinos as overseas voters is only until 14 October 2021.
- Interested applicants for overseas voter registration* should (a) accomplish the online form at https://irehistro.comelec.gov.ph/irehistro/ovf1 and the (b) bring the print out of the online form with QR code to the Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy in Jakarta for filing and biometric data capture. To request for an appointment please click the following link: https://tinyurl.com/2xkchwaa .
Overseas voters with ACTIVE registration NEED NOT register again. Overseas voter registration records maintained by COMELEC remains active unless deactivated for any of the following reasons: