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Olongapo students help shape positive picture of PHL in US

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nine public school students from Olongapo City are helping shape a positive picture of the Philippines and strengthen people-to-people ties with the United States through an educational exchange program with the city of Virginia Beach in Virginia. The nine...
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Consul General Leo M. Herrera-Lim as Incoming Consul General in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, 10 March 2014 – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega is pleased and honored to announce the appointment by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Albert F. Del Rosario of the current Philippine Consul General in Chicago, Hon. Leo Herrera-Lim, a career diplomat...
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9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tours launched

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 13 February 2014, the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled on 28 July to 02 August 2014. Los Angeles leads this...
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AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2013 – AARP proudly sponsored “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back,” a production of East West Players, the nation’s premiere Asian American theater company, in Los Angeles, California. “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back”...
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In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Typhoon victims in the Philippines, particularly those who lost arms or legs as a result of their injuries, should draw strength and inspiration from armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox. “Jessica has risen from adversity and can...
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Farmers in Haiti raise $150 for Filipino farmers displaced by typhoon Haiyan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Knowing how difficult it is to recover from a cataclysm, small farmers in Haiti pooled together what little they had to raise $150 for fellow farmers in the Philippines who were among the more than 10 million Filipinos displaced recently by Typhoon Haiyan. In...
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Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than three decades after the Philippines opened its doors to them, it was the turn of former refugees from Vietnam to return the favor – this time by donating more than P19 million to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On Monday,...
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13-year-old Taiwanese-American school girl helps raise $17,430 for typhoon victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A few days after Typhoon Haiyan wrought unimaginable havoc in the Philippines, 13-year-old MeiJade Hsu made an impassioned appeal to her compatriots in the Taiwanese-American Community for them to lend a helping hand. MeiJade’s call did not go unheeded and on...
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Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

ExpressSend Remittance Transfer Fees to the Philippines waived; Wells Fargo ATMs to accept donations for American Red Cross  Taguig, Philippines — November 13, 2013 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of...
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Special Screening of “Marilou Diaz-Abaya: Filmmaker on a Voyage” Documentary on Tuesday, 30 July 2013

“Marilou Diaz-Abaya: Filmmaker on a Voyage” written, directed and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco You are invited to the Washington, D.C. premiere of the documentary, “Marilou Diaz-Abaya: Filmmaker on a Voyage” on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Romulo Hall,...