New York, 19 January 2017 – Consul General Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega initiated an informal meeting with Filipinos belonging to New York's information technology (IT), startup, and venture capital scene, namely, Mr. Earl Valencia, Ms. Carmen Feliciano and Ms. Monica Recto, who share a common passion to promote Philippine startups and IT. They were joined by the Consulate's Economic Section Head, Consul Felipe Carino III.
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19 January 2017, New York – Consul General Theresa Dizon-De Vega met with the head of the Consulate of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in New York, Consul Nguyen Thanh Thuy to introduce herself early in her tenure as Consul General.
18 January 2017, New York – An Information Session on the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program took place at the Jersey City, New Jersey City Hall on 18 January 2017. The session, sponsored by the Jersey City Government through its Welcoming Communities Initiatives, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (UCIS), and the White House Initiative for Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, sought to provide details and procedural information on the program benefitting qualified veterans and members of their families.