Bayanihan Returns to New York, Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 50 years after it first took to the stage in the United States, the Bayanihan, the world-renowned national dance company of the Philippines, will again delight audiences and critics when it performs in New York and Washington, D.C. next month. The...

PACAS and PAFC to Stage 7th Alay Concert for Typhoon Victims

The Philippine American Cultural Arts Society (PACAS) and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), with the support of the Philippine Embassy, will stage the 7th Alay Concert on 28 October 2012 at the Harmony Hall Regional Arts Center in Fort Washington...

De Lima Eyes High-Level Interagency Task Force on EJKs

  Justice Secretary Leila De Lima assures United States Rep. Tom Marino (R, Pennsylvania), that the Philippine Government is taking concrete steps to improve its human rights record during a courtesy call at Capitol Hill on Friday. Secretary De Lima is in Washington D.C. to...

‘Busong’ Wins Grand Prize at National Geographic Filmfest

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Busong,” a critically-acclaimed Filipino independent film on the vanishing Palawan tribe in the Philippines, won the grand prize in the National Geographic Society’s All Roads Film Festival here. The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. said “Busong” (“Palawan...

Cuisia: De Lima Mission Conveyed Message PH Sincere in Efforts vs EJKs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Philippine Embassy has described the recent visit to the United States of Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima as a success, saying legislators and human rights watchdogs she met with were convinced that the Aquino Government is sincere in its efforts to...