Curitiba Mayor Rafael Greca de Macedo received Ambassador Marichu Mauro and delegation during a two-day visit on 13-14 August 2018 to the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. Ambassador Mauro was in Curitiba to inspect its Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system ahead of a Philippine Congressional study visit on how the BRT may be implemented in the Philippines.
The Philippines was one of only five countries featured during the 45th Quermesse Festival in Brasilia this August. India, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka were the other countries featured in the month-long festival.
REGULATIONS ON CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER OF LEGAL TENDER LOCAL AND FOREIGN CURRENCIES
PARAMARIBO, SURINAME: Suriname’s requirement for more Filipino nurses to work in their public health sector was the main topic of conversation during Ambassador Marichu Mauro’s meeting on 1 August 2018 with Dr. Antoine Elias, Minister of Public Health of Suriname.
PARAMARIBO, SURINAME: Enhancing areas of cooperation was the main topic of the meeting of Ambassador Marichu Mauro and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Suriname, Yldiz Pollack-Beighle when they met on 27 July 2018 in the Surinamese capital, Paramaribo.
PARAMARIBO, SURINAME: Ambassador Marichu Mauro met with members of the Filipino community in Suriname on 29 July 2018 in the capital city of Paramaribo.
Non-Resident Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname, Marichu Mauro presented her Letter of Credence to Surinamese President Desiré Bouterse on 30 July 2018 at the Presidential Palace in an official ceremony that included full military honors with the Philippine national anthem played in the background by the Suriname Military Band.
The Philippines assumed the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Brasília (ACB).
As part of its Gender and Development (GAD) Program, Brasilia PE held a talk on Brazilian labor law on Sunday, 22 July 2018, at the Chancery.