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Big task ahead for Filipinos in Jersey City

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Earlier this week, Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro, Jr., son of Filipino immigrants, summoned the leaders and members of various Filipino groups in his city, and candidly discussed with them his political plans for the next mayoral election in early 2017.

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Statement of NaFFAA National Chair JT Mallonga on the Pope's Message to Congress

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The message of care and compassion conveyed by the Pope, particularly as they relate to immigrants, is very encouraging. He said that we should not be fearful of foreigners "because most of us were once foreigners."  

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Fil-Am young leaders urge eligible Filipinos to vote in the 2016 Philippine elections

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FYLPRO leaders passed a resolution urging qualified Filipino Americans to exercise their right to vote in the 2016 Philippine presidential, national and local elections, President Bea Querido announced Sept. 24.

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GOLDEN NUGGETS AT ASIA SOCIETY

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There are golden nuggets popping up throughout the month of October during the exhibition run of the Philippine Gold Exhibition from through Jan. 3, 2015.  A series of cultural programs make up the motherlode of Filipino American culture programming.  Asia Society is located at 725 Park Avenue and 70th Street in New York City.  For more info, visit www.asiasociety.org.

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Movement to award Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans gains momentum during Filipino American History Month

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WASHINGTON, DC -- As Filipino American History Month is commemorated nationwide in October, the movement to recognize Filipino and Filipino-American World War II veterans for their wartime service to the U.S. gains momentum.

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Consulate General in New York, Asia Society Host Supreme Court Justice Carpio’s Special Lecture on South China Sea

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NEW YORK -- In what is billed as the most comprehensive discussion on the international dispute involving the South China Sea and the Philippines, a special lecture by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio will be held in New York on October 6. 

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Jersey City Fil Am Chamber of Commerce New York Harbor Lunch Cruise October 3

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The officers and members of the Jersey City Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce take the pleasure of inviting you to join a New York Harbor Lunch Cruise to be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, aboard the The Spirit of New Jersey.

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WWII, Death March exhibit opens in San Francisco Main Library

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Consul General Henry S. Bensurto Jr. on September 12 opened an exhibit entitled “World War II in the Philippines - A Legacy of Two Nations,” at the San Francisco Main Library to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Ecotourism initiative of Pag Asa Island Mayor Jun Bito-onon draws support from Filipino Community in New York

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NEW YORK - Mayor Eugenio “Jun” Bito-Onon of Pag Asa Island, Palawan was a special guest in a breakfast forum held at Kalayaan Hall, attended by Filipino community leaders and members.

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Philippine takes on reforms to address illicit financial flows

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Philippines is clamping down on illicit financial flows (IFF), with the government undertaking reforms to strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks to prevent illegal movements of money or capital to and from the Philippines.

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