NEW YORK, 22 May 2015 – The Philippine Consulate General New York (PCGNY) and the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce New York (PACC) jointly hosted a Breakfast Forum with former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) at the Kalayaan Hall Annex of the New York Philippine Center on Thursday, 21 May 2015. After attending the reunion celebrations of his graduating class from U.S. Military Academy in West Point, President Ramos took the time to update the Filipino-American community on recent political, economic and social developments in the Philippines.
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New York, NY 19 May 2015 – Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr. accompanied a delegation representing seven major Philippine furniture designers, led by world-renowned Kenneth Cobonpue and Budji Layug, which participated in the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) held at Javits Center, New York City from 16 to 19 May. On May 18, a dinner reception at the Official Residence of the Philippine Consul General, hosted by Consul General Mario and Eleanor De Leon, was held in honor of the Philippine delegates.
Cherry Hill, NJ 06 May 2015 – Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr. led 25 Filipino community members from Camden County, Southern New Jersey and other parts of New Jersey in a courtesy call on and dialogue with Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ, Democrat) that highlighted the West Philippine Sea and Filipino Veteran's Recognition issues, as well as touched on domestic issues of concern to Filipino-Americans such as employment and health care for the elderly.
New York 04 May 2015 - The Philippine Consulate General in New York held a screening of the ABS-CBN documentary "Spratlys: Mga Isla ng Kalayaan" at the Kalayaan Hall Annex of the Philippine Center on Monday, 4 May 2015. Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr. led community members in viewing the documentary, a Finalist in the 2015 New York Festival World's Best Television and Films Competition.