Royal audience to outgoing Philippine envoy Benavidez
By Azrol Azmi

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday granted a farewell audience to Virginia H. Benavidez, the outgoing Ambassador for the Republic of Philippines to Brunei Darussalam, at Istana Nurul Iman.

Benavidez has been the Philippine Ambassador to Brunei since May 29, 2002. Previously, the outgoing ambassador had also served as Minister Counsellor and Consul General at the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in this country. - Borneo Bulletin (31st May 2009)