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Three Ladies in NYC Art Show

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An ongoing art exhibit dubbed “Res Ipsa Loquitur III”, a Latin phrase meaning "the thing speaks for itself " is currently showing at the Philippine Center, New York, from September 8-18, 2016 featuring the recent works of Greta Lood, Rellie Liwag and Joyce Herrera-Wong.

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Philippines’ Golden Opportunity for Revisited History Presented in Asia Society New York Exhibit

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NEW YORK - New York and the whole world will see the Philippines in a glimmering light, thanks to the new exhibition, Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms at the Asia Society in Manhattan from 11 September 2015 to 3 January 2016.

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Consul General Welcomes Lea Salonga Back in New York for Immigrant Story Themed Musical “Allegiance”

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NEW YORK – On Tuesday night in their Upper East Side Manhattan residence, Consul General and Mrs Mario De Leon, Jr. hosted a cocktail reception and press event for Tony-award winning Filipina actress Lea Salonga in honor of her return to Broadway for the musical Allegiance. 

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2015 Sinehan sa Summer Closes with Appreciation to Filipino Film Makers, Enthusiasts and Co-Sponsors

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NEW YORK - Sinehan sa Summer, a flagship project of the Philippine Consulate General in New York, concluded in a colorful and tradition-filled setting in Lake Sebu, Mindanao with the screening of the indie film, “K’NA The Dreamweaver”. The film is set in the world of the T’bolis, one of the ancient tribal cultures that thrive in Mindanao.

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Many Older Asian American and Pacific Islanders Rely on Social Security as Primary Source of Income

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2015 -- Social Security is critical to the retirement security of older Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), according to AARP Public Policy Institute's new fact sheet. Sixty-five percent of AAPIs age 65 and older receive Social Security benefits, including twenty-eight percent who rely on it as their primary source of family income. Nine percent of older AAPIs rely on Social Security as their only source of family income.

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Fil Am “Gold Rush” at Asia Society

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There is a “gold rush” at Asia Society in New York City. Transforming Park Avenue and 70th Street into a bustling center of Fil Am activity, Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms Exhibition opens Friday, Sept 11th at Asia Society and runs through January 3, 2016. 

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“Heneral Luna” Premieres in New York City

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NEW YORK, 30 August 2015 -- Consul General Mario L. de Leon, Jr. joined the Filipino-American community in celebrating National Heroes Day at the screening of the film “Heneral Luna” on August 30, 2015 at the Anthology Film Archives in Lower East Manhattan.  The movie played to a capacity crowd of Filipino-American community members as well as Philippine history buffs and film enthusiasts.

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Maharajah USA, Inc. celebrates 37th anniversary

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Maharajah USA, Inc. joyfully celebrated its 37th anniversary on September 6, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Newark, New Jersey. The event was in celebration of all the good causes the Maharajah USA works so hard to accomplish and at the same time honored all the officers, members and friends who make all its endeavors possible.

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Cardinal Tagle in Bethlehem, PA

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On Saturday, Sept. 19th  Cardinal Luis Antonio G Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, will be the keynote speaker at the Make Sad Eyes Smile Fundraising event at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel and Conference Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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Invitational Golf Tournament

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This is the 11th year for PILIPINO INTER-CLUB OPEN (PICO) to once again compete with fellow golfers from the tri-state area.

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