NEW YORK, 23 February 2016 -- The Consulate General, in cooperation with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) and the Healthcare Information Management Association of the Philippines (HIMAP), hosted the first Philippine Healthcare Information Management Service (HIMS) Roadshow at Kalayaan Hall that highlighted the Philippines’ comparative advantage as well as the achievements and contribution to the economy of the IT-Business Process Management sector (IT-BPM).
JERSEY CITY - Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced on Feb. 29 that Jersey City would become the first city in New Jersey to raise the minimum wage to $15 for municipal workers, with more than 500 city employees receiving an increase in their take-home pay. The move, accomplished by Executive Order and reflected in the administration’s tax-neutral budget introduced last week, will take effect immediately.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- There is a way to make your voice heard if you are a high school student with a desire to positively impact today’s global challenges and the needs of society.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2016 – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community Facebook page.
MILAN, Italy, March 2, 2016 -- “Likened to an airplane, the Philippine economy has lifted off, but we are not yet in cruising altitude,” Loida Nicolas-Lewis says. “There is a danger for the plane to crash back down. We need 18 years of good governance, so that a culture of integrity, ethics and morality can finally uproot the culture of corruption, violence and injustice that the Marcos regime sowed over 40 years ago,” she adds.
New Yorkers come out to celebrate EDSA Revolution’s 30th Anniversary. (Top) Consul General Mario De Leon leads the unveiling of EDSA 30th Anniversary banner on Fifth Avenue. (Bottom) The officers and staff of NYPCG don yellow for a photo opportunity. (Photos by Jolo Tolentino)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Members of the Filipino community in the Metro DC area swapped stories and insights into the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution in a Talakayan held on 29 February 2016 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III kicked off his working visit to Los Angeles with back-to-back meetings with executives from Walt Disney International, Western Digital Corporation, and AECOM on Tuesday, 16 February 2016.