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Movement to award Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans gains momentum during Filipino American History Month

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WASHINGTON, DC -- As Filipino American History Month is commemorated nationwide in October, the movement to recognize Filipino and Filipino-American World War II veterans for their wartime service to the U.S. gains momentum.

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Consulate General in New York, Asia Society Host Supreme Court Justice Carpio’s Special Lecture on South China Sea

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NEW YORK -- In what is billed as the most comprehensive discussion on the international dispute involving the South China Sea and the Philippines, a special lecture by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio will be held in New York on October 6. 

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Jersey City Fil Am Chamber of Commerce New York Harbor Lunch Cruise October 3

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The officers and members of the Jersey City Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce take the pleasure of inviting you to join a New York Harbor Lunch Cruise to be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, aboard the The Spirit of New Jersey.

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WWII, Death March exhibit opens in San Francisco Main Library

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Consul General Henry S. Bensurto Jr. on September 12 opened an exhibit entitled “World War II in the Philippines - A Legacy of Two Nations,” at the San Francisco Main Library to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Ecotourism initiative of Pag Asa Island Mayor Jun Bito-onon draws support from Filipino Community in New York

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NEW YORK - Mayor Eugenio “Jun” Bito-Onon of Pag Asa Island, Palawan was a special guest in a breakfast forum held at Kalayaan Hall, attended by Filipino community leaders and members.

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Philippine takes on reforms to address illicit financial flows

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Philippines is clamping down on illicit financial flows (IFF), with the government undertaking reforms to strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks to prevent illegal movements of money or capital to and from the Philippines.

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Three Ladies in NYC Art Show

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An ongoing art exhibit dubbed “Res Ipsa Loquitur III”, a Latin phrase meaning "the thing speaks for itself " is currently showing at the Philippine Center, New York, from September 8-18, 2016 featuring the recent works of Greta Lood, Rellie Liwag and Joyce Herrera-Wong.

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Philippines’ Golden Opportunity for Revisited History Presented in Asia Society New York Exhibit

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NEW YORK - New York and the whole world will see the Philippines in a glimmering light, thanks to the new exhibition, Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms at the Asia Society in Manhattan from 11 September 2015 to 3 January 2016.

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Consul General Welcomes Lea Salonga Back in New York for Immigrant Story Themed Musical “Allegiance”

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NEW YORK – On Tuesday night in their Upper East Side Manhattan residence, Consul General and Mrs Mario De Leon, Jr. hosted a cocktail reception and press event for Tony-award winning Filipina actress Lea Salonga in honor of her return to Broadway for the musical Allegiance. 

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2015 Sinehan sa Summer Closes with Appreciation to Filipino Film Makers, Enthusiasts and Co-Sponsors

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NEW YORK - Sinehan sa Summer, a flagship project of the Philippine Consulate General in New York, concluded in a colorful and tradition-filled setting in Lake Sebu, Mindanao with the screening of the indie film, “K’NA The Dreamweaver”. The film is set in the world of the T’bolis, one of the ancient tribal cultures that thrive in Mindanao.

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