Advisory to foreign partners attending the PhNOG 2020

Please be advised that there is a temporary suspension of Visa Issuance to travelers from China and its special administrative regions in effect due to the developing situation on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019 n-CoV)

The Philippine Foreign Service Posts are temporarily suspending the issuance of visas, effective immediately, to the following:

  • Foreign nationals directly coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions; and
  • Foreign nationals, who, within fourteen (14) days immediately preceding arrival in the Philippines, have been to China, and its Special Administrative Regions.

Foreign nationals with visa-free entry privileges to the Philippines, falling under above-mentioned categories, are likewise covered by the temporary travel ban imposed by the Philippine Government.

https://www.dfa.gov.ph/dfa-news/statements-and-advisoriesupdate/25819-public-advisory-on-the-temporary-suspension-of-visa-issuance-to-travelers-from-china-and-its-special-administrative-regions

Apply Now for Apricot Fellowship

https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/09/apply-now-for-an-apricot-2019-fellowship

Fellowship applications are now open for Asia Pacific’s largest international Internet conference, APRICOT 2019, which will be held in Daejeon, South Korea from 18 to 28 February.

APRICOT fellowships give individuals from developing economies in the Asia Pacific region the opportunity to learn from regional and international experts, network with other Internet professionals, and be exposed to new insights and technology discussions.

Are you from a Least Developed Country (LDC) or a Small Island Developing State (SIDS)?

Apply now!

Successful candidates will receive:

  • 100% of the registration fees to either the workshop or conference
  • 100% of the accommodation costs (up to 6 nights for the workshop and up to 5 nights for the conference)
  • A reimbursement for airfare and per diem, which is capped based on the following regional allowances:
    • South East Asia and South Asia USD 700
    • Pacific USD 1,000