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Help Illima represent 67,000 heroes in DC

My name is Ilima. I need help to get to Washington DC to represent the state of Hawaii in the National History Day Competition. I have worked hard since November 2013 on my research and have successfully competed at the District and State level. I am one of the top two students...
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California Pacific, San Francisco, RNs Say ‘Yes’ to CNA

Despite anti-union pressure, RNs vote by 52% for union Resisting a heavy-handed pressure campaign by their employer and frontline managers, registered nurses at California Pacific Medical Center’s Pacific campus, Sutter Health’s largest hospital in San Francisco, have voted to...
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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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REMINDER: Invitation to The Mango Bride Reading and Reception on June 27, 6:30 pm

Kindly be reminded that the reading and reception of The Mango Bride with author Marivi Soliven, Grand Prize Winner – 2011 Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, will take place at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on June 27, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.  You are cordially...
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Consular Outreach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Center for Florida Alliance Goodwill and Advancement (CFAGA), Philippine-American Association of South Florida (PAASF), Philippine American Society of Palm Beach (PAS), Philippine American Nurses Association of...
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Save the Date for the 8th ACGTDT!

SAVE THE DATE! The 8th Annual Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) of the Philippines will be on July 9-15, 2013. Basic Tour Component will be on July 9-12 and the Post Tour (Optional) will be on July 12-15. Stay tuned for more details.
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PH Embassy Extends Sympathy over School Massacre; Checking if FilAms among Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy extended its sympathy to the United States following this morning’s shooting incident at an elementary school in Connecticut that left 26 people dead, most of them children. The Embassy, at the same time, said it is trying to make sure that...
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PH Thanks Washington for Assistance to Typhoon Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today expressed its appreciation to the United States for its prompt response in support of disaster relief efforts in typhoon-ravaged areas in Mindanao. “Our people are grateful for the assistance extended by the United States to help us...
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Advent signals Christmas is just around the corner

by: Ray Andres Thanksgiving Day signals the “official” start of the Christmas season in this part of world where the following day, a Friday, has been dubbed as the “Black Friday” when merchants hope to generate good businesses to brighten up their accounting books. It is also an...