Former PCG Hong Kong Consul General dies of COVID-19 complications

With deep sadness, the Department of Foreign Affairs announces the untimely demise on 02 April 2020, of Ambassador Bernardita Catalla, Philippine Ambassador to Lebanon, from complications arising from Covid 19.

A career diplomat for 27 years, service to the country has been the hallmark of Ambassador Catalla’s distinguished foreign service career. She served in key posts like Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta and was Passport Director where she delivered frontline service to millions of Filipinos. Prior to her assignment in Lebanon, she was Consul General in Hong Kong, looking over the welfare of hundreds of thousands of overseas Filipinos.

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Advisory! PhilConGen Hong Kong Closed on Easter Holidays from April 2 to 7 and April 9, 2015

In observance with the Lenten Holidays this year, Philippine Consulate General office at Admiralty will be closed on the following dates:

April 2, 2015 – Thursday – Maundy Thurdsday (Philippines)
April 3, 2015 – Friday – Good Friday (Hong Kong)
Aptil 4, 2015 – Saturday – Black Saturday (Hong Kong)
April 5, 2015 – Sunday – Easter Sunday/Ching Ming Festival (Hong Kong)
April 6, 2018 – Monday – Day Following the Ching Ming Festival/Easter Monday (Hong Kong)
April 7. 2015 – Tuesday – Day Following the Easter Monday (Hong Kong)
April 9, 2015 – Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Philippines)
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