Articles worth reading

Paranaque achieves 83% vaccination rate

account_balanceParañaque access_time4 days ago

Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez announced that a total of 437,236 individuals — equivalent to 83.69 percent of the 521,410 target population — were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Olivarez...

Photo courtesy of: Quezon City Veterinary Department

Quezon City holds 5-day free anti-rabies vaccination

account_balanceQuezon City access_time5 days ago

Pet owners in Quezon City can have their pets vaccinated for free against rabies this week, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The vaccination drive began Monday in Marilag, Project 4 (Reyes Headquarters), UP Campus (Pook Village ...

Manila, QC report lower active Covid cases

account_balanceManila access_time4 days ago

The cities of Manila and Quezon, both in the National Capital Region, reported a decrease in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections. As of noontime Monday, Manila has 999 active Covid-19 cases after reporting 132 new active cases -- a 10.24 ...

Metro News

DFA consular office in Antipolo closed for 5 days 

account_balanceMetro News account_circleRainier Eubra chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

The Consular Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Antipolo City has been closed since September 27, Monday, and will remain closed until October 1, Friday, due to a reported case of COVID-19, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

In an advisory on its website, the DFA announced that a personnel of its Consular Office tested positive for COVID-19 and its other personnel are considered close contacts, resulting in the temporary suspension of operations of the office until Friday, October 1.

The consular office, which is located on the third level of SM Cherry-Antipolo on Marcos Highway in Antipolo City, is undergoing disinfection in compliance with the guidelines set by the Inter- Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF).

The issuance of passports and other consular office related concerns that are being serviced by DFA Antipolo City are temporarily suspended until October 1.

Applicants affected by the temporary closure of the DFA Antipolo will have to wait for a communication, through email, from the DFA, regarding the details of their alternative passport appointment.

The DFA said the public with urgent concerns may contact the consular office through the link: and

The DFA urged its clients to adhere to the prescribed measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to refer only to the official DFA platforms for announcements and updates.

DFA Contact Numbers:

For Passport Appointment Concerns: 8-234 3488

Passport, Authentication, & Other Consular Inquiries: 8-651 9400

SM Cherry- Antipolo, which houses the DFA Consular Office-Antipolo, remains open to the public and continues to strictly adhere to government health protocols.

date_rangeDate Published
2 weeks ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Photo courtesy of Japan Embassy in Manila

Pre-cooked rice donated to Covid-affected families 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

The Japanese government has donated two metric tons of pre-cooked rice to the Philippines as part of its pandemic aid to the country, the Japanese Embassy in Manila said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, the Embassy said the don...

COC filing concludes on Friday

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

The Philippine National Police on Saturday said the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) and certificate of nomination and acceptance (CONA) for Eleksyon 2022 was "generally peaceful and orderly", according to a report by Philippi...

PNP chief asks personnel to remain apolitical 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode5 days ago

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Monday reminded all police officers in active duty to remain apolitical even in their social media posts and refrain from campaigning for or against any political aspirant, accordi...

Photo courtesy of QC Government Facebook

Quezon City opens Commonwealth-Uni Avenue zipper lane 

account_balanceQuezon City chrome_reader_mode21 hours ago

The Quezon City government is re-opening the Commonwealth Avenue-University Avenue zipper lane this weekend to help ease traffic, especially during the morning rush hour, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. According to an advisory...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature