This came from Philippine Embassy in Singapore:
Due to unforeseen technical problems in the production of ePassports in Manila, there will be delays in the release of the passports scheduled for collection from 1 to 11 March 2011.
Please be informed that the Embassy is closely monitoring the production process and will call the applicants as soon as their passports become available. Alternatively, applicants may call tel. no. 65.6737.3977 ext. 127 or 111.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate the public’s kind understanding.
Thank you for the kind cooperation.