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PHL Consulate General Celebrates 2014 Women’s Month

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General honors 2014 Women’s Month in support of the theme set by the Philippine Commission on Women and the Civil Service Commission at the Rizal Hall on 27 March 2014. The celebration of Women’s Month was participated by the Center for the...
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Los Angeles Board Of Supervisors presents plaque to Congen De La Vega

Los Angeles. – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors bid farewell to Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega with a presentation of a plaque in recognition of her dedication and leadership in strengthening ties between the Philippines and Southern California during...
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Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Los Angeles – Members of the Wat Thai Los Angeles, the Venerable Abbot of the Thai Temple in North Hollywood and Hon. Consul General Jesda Katavetin of Thailand, called on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega to present a check donation for Typhoon Haiyan Relief thru the...
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Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Washington, DC–While people in the Visayas are starting to get back on their feet in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on November 9, Filipinos in the US are doing what they can to help kababayans affected by the typhoon. The US Philippines...
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Theatrical Release of Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey on Friday, March

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey—the Cinderella story of Filipino singer Arnel Pineda—will open on Friday, March 8, in movie houses in 15 major cities across the United States, the Philippine Embassy announced today. Directed by Filipino-American...
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12 PH Companies Participating in Boston Seafood Show

WASHINGTON, DC—Twelve Philippine seafood companies will be making their presence felt in this year’s International Boston Seafood Show in Massachusetts—the largest seafood exposition in North America, the Philippine Embassy announced today. The Embassy said the...
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Embassy Holds Second Youth Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C., and the Filipino Inter-Collegiate Networking Dialogue of District VI held the second “Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia” Youth Forum at the Catholic University of America on 3 March 2013. The forum, which is a project of...
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Council passes Garcetti immigration legislation

Garcetti legislation to hel p immigrants become residents and citizens LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council approved legislation introduced by Councilmember Eric Garcetti to move Los Angeles immigrant residents to the front of the line when it comes to citizenship and fully...
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Oliver Tolentino dresses Gloria Reuben and Neve Campbell Oscars weekend

Hollywood Filipino fashion designer OLIVER TOLENTINO was the choice of Lincoln co-star GLORIA REUBEN at the 2013 Academy Awards last Sunday in Los Angeles.  The actress of the Oscar-nominated film chose a dark purple silk organza mermaid gown with hand-draped bodice in...
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FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO THE PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS AFTER 5 (a lively mix of an art and entertainment at The Phillips Collection) In collaboration with the Embassy of the Philippines. MARCH 7, 2013  6-8:30pm Experience the warmth, wealth, and wonders of Alfonso Ossorio’s homeland through gallery talks, performances,...