WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. was a featured speaker at the Alliance for Global Health and Competitiveness (AHC) Ambassadors’ Forum held on 29 March 2016 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. He was joined by Ambassador Robinson Githae of Kenya.
NEW YORK -- Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr. and Mrs. Eleanor De Leon, hosted a dinner reception in honor of top AETNA officials led by Mr. William J. Casazza, Executive Vice President, and Mr. Charles Klippel, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, at the Official Residence.
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- In a visit indicating the Philippines’ strong interest in establishing closer economic ties with Pittsburgh and the Allegheny region, Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr., accompanied by Consul Felipe Carino and Trade Representative John Paul Inigo, met with US Steel officials led by GM William Hinckley, GM for Strategy and Business Development Hayley F. Scott-Davis, and GM for Governance Strategy Rob Garretson at US Steel headquarters in Pittsburgh last March 23, 2016.
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- In a meeting with Representative Mike Doyle (PA14-D) on March 23, 2016 attended by Filipino community members in Pittsburgh, Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr. sought the support for house bill HR 2737 seeking to award a US Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of World War II.
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NEW YORK -- As part of the preparations for the impending 2016 Philippine elections, the Philippine Consulate General in New York hosted the COMELEC’s on-site training on the implementation of the Automated Election System (AES) last 15-17 March 2016.
NEW YORK (iiNNS) – A forum, “Know Your Candidates” has been scheduled at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center here for Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Secretary Virgilio De los Reyes of the Philippine Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and a panel of senior Philippine officials recently discussed the "opportunities and challenges" in Philippine agriculture, manufacturing, and science and technology, highlighting the country’s economic growth, the inclusiveness of progress, the sustainability of reforms, and the quality of the Filipino workforce. The panel discussion was held at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. on 17 March 2016.
NEW YORK -- The Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) search for Filipina beauties in the Greater New York region’s large Filipino and Filipino-American community continues despite the Mrs. Kalayaan contest already counting with six candidates and the Diwa ng Kalayaan (Spirit of Independence) contest having seven young dalagang Filipina (single Filipina) entered.
NEW YORK -- The New York Filipino community gathered together at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center to honor and pay tribute to the late Ambassador Willy C. Gaa in the evening of Friday, 18 March 2016.