NEW YORK, 20 September 2016 – While in New York for the UN General Assembly, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella got acquainted with the Filipino-American members of the media at a meet and greet session and informal forum at the Boardroom of the Philippine Center last 19 September hosted by the Consul General Mario De Leon. Also present were Charge D'affaires Patrick Chuasoto from The Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC, Vice Consul Khrystina Corpuz and about a dozen Fil-Am press practitioners.
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New York, New York 09 September 2016 – As the Filipino community awaits the US Presidential Elections in November, the Consulate General, in cooperation with the Fil-Am Press Club New York led by Mr. Ricky Rillera co-organized a symposium entitled US Presidential Elections Forum: What's in it for me? Noted Filipino-American representing the Democratic and Republican parties were invited to share their personal views and insights on their candidates' advocacies and political platforms.
27 August, New York – More than 20 children ages 3 to 8 years old gathered at the Philippine Center's Kalayaan Hall in the morning of Saturday, 27 August 2016, for a story-telling session to celebrate Buwan ng Wika.
30 August 2016, New York -- The ABS-CBN International Team paid a courtesy call on Consul General Mario L. de Leon, Jr. at the Philippine Consulate General New York on 30 August 2016. The team led by Olivia Finina G. de Jesus, North America Managing Director (3rd from R) invited the Consul General and his officers and staff to join them in celebrating ASAP in New York. 30 artists will compose the ASAP Concert per Ms. De Jesus.