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New USAID mission chief vows to keep development thrust in PH

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The new mission director of the United States Agency for International development (USAID) for the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia will maintain the strong development partnership between the Philippine government and USAID.

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New York Filipino Community commemorates 32nd Ninoy Aquino Day

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NEW YORK, 22 August 2015 -- The Philippine Consulate General, joined by the Filipino community, led the commemoration today of the 32nd death anniversary of Sen. Benigno S. Aquino Jr. at the Ninoy Aquino Triangle in Queens, New York.

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Upholding Human Rights Underscored in Meeting between Consul General and first Fil-Am New York City Human Rights Commissioner

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NEW YORK, 25 August 2015 -- PH Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr. engaged in discussion the first Filipino-American New York City Commissioner on Human Rights Carmelyn P. Malalis (the Commission) on activities and programs relating to human rights protection for New York City residents and explore possible collaboration to help uphold the rights of Filipino residents.  The meeting took place at the Commission’s Manhattan office.

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Fil Am Community Celebration: Philippine Gold

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The Benefit Committee of the Philippine Gold Exhibition invites the Filipino American Community to an evening of celebration on Saturday, Sept. 12th at the opening of Philippine Gold:  Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms at Asia Society in New York City.  

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UN-NGO Conference 2015 Underscores the Value of NGO, Government and Private Sector Partnerships in the Aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda

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NEW YORK, 25 August  2015 -- PH Consul General Mario L. de Leon, Jr. addressed the 2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations in a breakout session entitled “The Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan: Learning the Value of Innovative NGO, Government and Private Sector Partnerships for Sustainable Development and Disaster Preparedness”  which was held on 25 August 2015.

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Filipino American Festival, Inc. (FAFI) Found a New Home in Bergen County

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October is the Filipino Heritage Month in America and to kick off the Filipino Heritage Month this coming October, FILIPINO AMERICAN FESTIVAL, INC. will hold its 3rd Annual Filipino Festival on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 10:00AM to 6:00 PM at the NEW OVERPECK BERGEN COUNTY PARK located at 199 Challenger Rd., Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

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San Francisco museum to highlight unique Filipino fiber

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The rich tradition of Philippine weavings and textiles will be in limelight at the Asian Art Museum, thanks to the Hinabi Project, an educational display in the museum’s Resource Center.

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Thousands bond at spirited Pistahan in San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO -- In an exemplary show of unity and Bayanihan spirit, Filipino Americans in the Bay Area, and some kababayans coming from as far as Indiana, turned out for the two-day Pistahan, easily among the largest community celebrations held by Filipino Americans in the United States.

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Knopf, top US publisher, releases Filipino’s debut story collection

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The places we’ve been often have a deeper, more enduring effect on us than the places we find ourselves in.

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Envoy tells PH scholars going to Europe: Study hard but do have fun

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“Study hard and party hard.” European Union’s top diplomat in the Philippines told this on Tuesday afternoon to the 39 Filipino scholars leaving the country to pursue further studies in Europe.

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