A D V I S O R Y

The Embassy of the Philippines in Wellington, New Zealand informs the public that its office will move to and operate in a temporary location starting 30 October 2017, to give way to its Chancery’s seismic strengthening and upgrade.

The new office will be located at the following address (please see map here):

Level 1
95 Thorndon Quay
Thorndon, Wellington

With this transfer, there may be some disruption in our landline and internet connections. For any concern, please ring the Embassy’s hotline number at 0220746517. Thank you.

 

 

Military

Military Information

Military branches: Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (includes Coast Guard and Marine Corps), Air Force

Military manpower—military age: 20 years of age (2004 est.)

Military manpower—availability:
males age 15-49: 22,435,982 (2004 est.)

Military manpower—fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 15,780,602 (2004 est.)

Military manpower—reaching military age annually:
males: 851,009 (2004 est.)

Military expenditures—dollar figure: $995 million (1998)

Military expenditures—percent of GDP: 1.5% (1998)

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