New York, 24 August 2016 – Philippine Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr., accompanied by Trade Representative Katrina Banzon, visited the booths of twelve Philippine-based companies exhibiting their lifestyle designs and products at the NY NOW trade show held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan from 20 to 24 August 2016. Held twice a year, NY NOW is a leading market show for buyers of home and lifestyle products, and new and trending products in specialty retail. It chiefly features three collections: Home, Lifestyle and Handmade.
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21 August 2016, New York - A solemn but meaningful program, organized by the Philippine Consulate General in cooperation with the Benigno Aquino Triangle Foundation, Ateneo Alumni Association and Fordham University Pilipino-American Club, to commemorate the 33rd Death Anniversary of Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. was held on 21 August 2016 at Ninoy Aquino Triangle located at Hollis, Queens, New York.
23 August 2016, New York City – Over 60 famiily members, friends, fellow artists, admirers and art enthusiasts in New York gathered at the Philippine Center for a Gabi ng Parangal on August 17 to pay tribute to Manuel "Mang Maning" Rodriguez Sr., touted as the Father of Contemporary Philippine Printmaking and one of the country's living national treasures.
Long Island, New York 15 August 2016 – In a bid to encourage support for the Award of the Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino World War II Veterans (CGM), Consul General Mario L. De Leon, Jr. met with Representative Lee Zeldin (NY-R) at his district office in Patchogue, Long Island, NY.