‘Partnership of Equals’ highlighted at PHL envoy’s US Naval War College lecture

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – “While many people still look at the bilateral relations [between the Philippines and the United States] through the prism of our earlier colonial history, I firmly believe our partnership has evolved into one of equals, bound not just by our shared history...

Toyota of Glendale makes $25,000 donation for Philippine Typhoon relief

Toyota of Glendale capped 2014 by making a $25,000 donation to the Salvation Army to support its ongoing relief and rebuilding programs for Philippine typhoon victims devastated by typhoon Haiyan and more recently typhoon Hagupit. Toyota of Glendale General Manager Patrick Kane...

US Dept. of Labor officials meet with ConGen Herrera-Lim

Officials of the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division paid a courtesy call on Philippine Consul General in Los Angeles Leo Herrera-Lim on July 14. The Labor officials came to welcome Consul General Herrera-Lim and discuss joint commitments between their office and the...

Philippine Independence Day’s moving tribute to its heroes

By Dan E. Nino It was moving. It was touching. There was a civic and patriotic pride among the Filipino Americans who celebrated for the first time the proclamation of the Philippine Independence Day in front of the well-manicured lawn of the Cerritos Civic Center under the...

Apl.de.Ap Foundation’s ‘Rebuild Philippines’ concert a smashing success

On a perfect moonlit-night last Sunday, June 8th the packed Greek Theatre presented Apl. de. Ap Foundation’s lengthy five-hour fundraiser entitled: “Rebuild Philippines,” hosted by the always charming and perky Fil-Am KTLA-TV newsanchor, Cher Calvin in her stunning metallic gold...

LA City Council commemorates 116th anniversary of PHL Independence Day

Los Angeles, 16 June 2014 – Philippine Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim received the City Council Proclamation honoring the 116th Anniversary of Philippine Independence Day from the Council members in session at the John Ferraro Council Chamber, City Hall of Los Angeles on 13 June...

Travel International and 888myTravel.com joins PHL, Malaysia in joint tourism seminar

LOS ANGELES – Travel International Group shares center stage with Philippines and Malaysia tourism officials at the Philippine-Malaysia Fiesta Seminar on March 4, 2014 when it was chosen as the tour operator for the Philippine-Malaysia travel promo. A joint tourism presentation...

Premium PHL food producers hold mission in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega welcomes the launch of premium Philippine Food Products with a press conference and reception held at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate General on 22 January 2014. The premium food mission participated at the 2014...

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL URGES FILIPINO CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, PHILIPPINE FOOD IMPORTERS, CUSTOMS BROKERS AND FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO ATTEND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON FOOD SAFETY ACT

Los Angeles, 28 August 2013 – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega welcomes the invitation extended by the Port of Los Angeles to hold a roundtable discussion on the proposed rules by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Foreign Supplier Verification...

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL WELCOMES AGRI-BUSINESS MISSION

Los Angeles – 19 August 2013, Philippine Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega welcomes the Outbound Business Mission (“Barkadahan 2013”) with a reception at the Consul General’s Official Residence in Los Angeles on 13 August 2013. The Agri-Business Mission was...
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