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Fil-Ams urged to experience new PHL in July tour

Filipino-Americans will be able to see firsthand why the Philippines is becoming more one of the best value travel destinations in the world and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. The recently launched 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors...
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Fil Am law enforcer arrested for gun smuggling

One  is NYPD cop, another a Customs and Border Protection officer; Brother in PHL also charged in trying to obtain military-grade assault rifles, sniper rifles and other high-powered weapons for smuggling to the Philippines Federal agents have arrested Rex Maralit, a New York...
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CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

07 to 08 September 2013   Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Las Vegas, Nevada on 07 – 08 September 2013:     Location : The Boulevard Mall 3528 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169...
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House leader optimistic proposed additional tax exemption for taxpayers with disabled dependents soon enacted into law

MANILA   (Mabuhay) — A House leader remains optimistic that the congressional proposal to grant additional tax exemption to taxpayers with disabled dependents will still be enacted into law during the remaining days of the 15th Congress, otherwise he vowed to re-file the...
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SWS: 7 Team PNoy, 2 UNA bets likely to win

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) -– Seven Team PNoy and two United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial candidates are likely to win in the upcoming elections, according to a survey done by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) two weeks before the polls. The survey, conducted by SWS on May...
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Works of FilAm Artist Alfonso Ossorio on Exhibit in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The abstract expressionist works of noted Filipino-American artist and art patron Alfonso Ossorio (1916-1990) drew raves when they went on exhibit at a private museum here on Thursday. The Philippine Embassy, which collaborated with the Phillips Collection for...
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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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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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Teach for the Philippines Application Extended until December 14

New York, NY – November 21, 2012 – The search for the top 10 exemplary Filipino-American candidates for the inaugural corps of Teach for the Philippines has been extended to Friday, December 14, 2012. Teach for the Philippines (www.teachforthephilippines.org), the national...
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PH Ambassador Calls on Rizal Youth Awardees to Lead Purposeful Lives

WASHINGTON, DC. – Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. called on forty-three outstanding Filipino American students to use their talents and take part in activities that promote the interests of their communities and the Philippines.  This was among the challenges posed by the...