12 February 2014 – The Philippine Consulate General in New York and the New York and Philadelphia District Offices of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today signed an Arrangement establishing a collaborative relationship between the offices. The signing ceremony was held at the Kalayaan Hall Annex of the of the Philippine Center, with Consul General Mario L. De Leon Jr. signing for the Consulate, and EEOC New York District Director Kevin Berry and EEOC Philadelphia District Director Spencer H. Lewis signing for their respective offices.
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09 February 2015 – The Boston Globe Travel Show was recently held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA, from 6-8 February 2015. Consul General Mario De Leon attended the event back-to-back with the launch of the 10th Ambassador, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) last February 5 in Lexington, MA. Consul General De Leon was joined by Post's Economic Officer Felipe Cariño III and PDOT's Ms. Azucena Pallugna and Mr. Joseph Chanco during the event.
09 February 2015 – With the theme "2015 - Visit the Philippines Year," the 10th Ambassador, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) from 6 to 10 July 2015 was launched in Boston, Massachusetts at the residence of Gawad Kalinga volunteers Mr. Gene and Evita Florendo last February 5. The event was attended by Filipino community members in the Northeast. Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr. officially launched the project and attended the event with Economic Officer Felipe Cariño III and Philippine Department of Tourism Office's Ms. Zeny Pallugna and Mr. Joseph Chanco.
07 February 2015 - For the first time, over 100 leaders representing 65 Filipino-American community groups from 5 states in the US Northeast gathered at the Philippine Center in New York on 07 February 2015 in the 1st Filipino-American General Assembly.