New York, 25 August 2015 - The Philippipne Consulate General in New York, in cooperation with the Ma-yi Theater Company , celebrated the Buwan ng Wika on 17 August 2015 at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center. The commemoration featured an interpretative reading of Juan Miguel Severo's critically-acclaimed play entitled "Hintayan sa Langit".
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New York, 25 August 2015 – PH Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr. engaged in discussion the first Filipino-American New York City Commissioner on Human Rights Carmelyn P. Malalis (the Commission) on activities and programs relating to human rights protection for New York City residents and explore possible collaboration to help uphold the rights of Filipino residents. The meeting took place at the Commission's Manhattan office.
New York, 21 August 2015 – The Philippine Consulate General, in partnership with the New York chapter of the Knights of Rizal hosted a forum on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with former Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr. at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center last 20 August 2015.
A delegation of 19 Philippine manufacturers/exporters under the Lifestyle Philippines brand for the first time participated in the 2015 edition of the NY NOW Trade Show at the Javits Convention Center in New York City on 16 -19 August 2015.