New York, New York 05 February 2017 - Consul Felipe F. Carino III led about 170 Filipino basketball aficionados during a Meet and Greet event featuring National Basketball Association (NBA) player from the Los Angeles Laker, Jordan Clarkson, a Filipino-American, held at the Kalayaan Hall, Philippine Center. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, an avid LA Lakers fan, and Taguig City Mayor Maria Laarni Lopez Cayetano, who attended the event, congratulated Jordan Clarkson on his success in the NBA.
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New York, New York 30 January 2017 - The officers and staff of the Consulate General led the public recitation of 1Pangako in observance of National Autism Consciousness Week, which was participated in by staff members of the Philippine Mission to the United Nations and the Philippine Center as well Filipino-American consular applicants, following flag-raising ceremonies held at the Lobby Gallery of the Philippine Center.
Waterford, Connecticut, 28 January 2017 – Consul Felipe Carino III led a delegation from the Consulate General to join 170 Filipinos from community organizations in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts during the first gala night of Kids Philippines Inc.– a community-based project based in Connecticut that provides financial aid, and school supplies and scholarship assistance to deserving but underprivileged Filipino children in the Philippines – held at Great Neck Country Club, Connecticut.
New York, NY 28 January 2017 – With three Philippine Islands – Boracay (#1), Palawan (#2), and Cebu (#5) – ranking among the top island destinations in the world according to Conde Nast's Traveler's 2016 Reader's Choice Awards, the Philippines' island destinations and other natural attractions were featured at the Philippine booth during the New York Times Travel Show held at Jacob Javits Convention Center on 27-29 January 2017.