The Philippine Embassy in Singapore continues to encourage Filipinos to cast their vote for the 2016 National Elections. ,
Based on an update from the embassy Facebook page, as of April 23, there’s been a total of 18,991 Overseas Pinoy workers who have cast their votes.
Information on the Voting Procedures of Phil. National Elections 2016 in SG
Ambassador Antonio A. Morales has issued a memo stating that their office is open for voting every day until May 9, from 9 am to 5 pm.
Since the embassy will no longer be receiving requests for voting via mail, OFWs are advised to personally visit the embassy especially on weekdays. This is in order to avoid long lines during weekends.
Registered Filipino voters can vote for
- 1 (one) President,
- 1 (one) Vice President,
- 12 (twelve) Senators, and
- 1 (one) Party-list group.
To know more about your registered candidates, you can check out their platforms here – Philippine Elections 2016 | YouTube
The embassy, located at 20 Nassim Road, SG 25839, is accessible via bus and train. Those who are taking the bus should proceed to the bus stop in Tanglin Road (Aft. Tomlinson Road bus stop 09159).
How to Get to the Phil Embassy in SG:
Those who will ride the train should disembark at Orchard SMRT Station. You can then walk to Nassim Road from both the bus stop and train station.
For those who may need to inform their employers, the embassy suggests you print the memo from their website (available here)
Go ahead! Exercise your right to vote as a Filipino citizen!