German football All-Stars play vs Philippine football greats in Manila

German football All-Starsand former national team players were in Manila to play the football greats of the Philippines last October 18 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The German squad – composed of 1990 FIFA World Champion Guido Buchwald and 1996 European Champions Dieter Eilts and Fredi Bobic, among others, displayed superb football skills as they triumphed 13-0 against the Philippine selection.

Celebrating 60 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and the Philippines

A reception hosted by German Ambassador to the Philippines Thomas Ossowski on the 03 of October at the Sofitel Hotel in Manila celebrated 60 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and the Philippines. About 600 distinguished guests from the fields of politics, business and culture attended the reception.

Celebrating 60 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and the Philippines

This year, the Philippines and Germany celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Marking this special anniversary are a series of events which you will find in this link:

October 3 - Day of German Unity

3. Oktober 1990

October 3rd is a national holiday in Germany and marks the day when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) were reunited. It is one of the major turning points in German history.

Day of German Unity

The Philippine President in the Federal Chancellery

60 years ago Germany and the Philippines established their diplomatic relations. Today we see common values and strong international ties between the two countries, as mentioned by Angela Merkel on the occasion of her meeting with the Philippine President Benigno Aquino.


German-Philippine agreements signed

Auswärtiges Amt

During the visit to Germany by the President of the Philippines, Benigno Simeon Aquino III, several bilateral agreements were signed at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday (19 September). Among other things, the foundation for the establishment of a German-Philippine chamber of commerce was laid.

German-Philippine agreements signed

KfW, ADB Sign $2 Billion Cofinancing Partnership

Zweitgrößter Solar-Park der Welt entsteht in Brandenburg

German development bank KfW will cofinance up to $2 billion over three years with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to promote development in the Asia and Pacific region, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Viet Nam. The KfW cofinancing will focus on energy, urban infrastructure, climate change, small and medium enterprise financing, vocational training, and regional integration.


Liberty Train –The Journey of Christian Bürger

"Liberty Train"

30 September 1989: Over 4,000 people squeeze into the gardens of the West German Embassy in Prague. The West German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher addresses them: “We’re here today to tell you that today your emigration …”

Liberty Train

Philippine small and medium enterprises benefit from German-funded project


The German government is supporting the establishment of a bank catering to small and medium-sized enterprises (Center for Agricultural and Rural Development or CARD SME Bank) in the Philippines. It is the objective of this initiative to strengthen small and medium enterprises and facilitate long term access to financial services for this sector.


Philippine nurses for Germany

Filipino nurses to Germany

The recruitment of qualified Philippine nurses is alleviating the nursing shortage in Germany and reducing unemployment in the nurses’ country of origin. The migrants’ remittances and the transfer of know-how contribute to development in the Philippines.


The Ambassador

Ambassador Thomas Ossowski


The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

Make it in Germany

General information on the job placement procedures for qualified nurses to Germany

Philippinische Schwestern freuen sich �ber bestandene Pr�

Since July 2013, qualified Filipino nurses may be employed in Germany. Below are more information about the job placement procedures and the visa application process for qualified nurses:

Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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