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    Issue November 15, 2012  
Volume 8 
 
   
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Commission on Filipinos Overseas schedules Second Global Summit on February 2013

Commission on Filipinos Overseas schedules Second Global Summit on February 2013


Convenors and some of the sponsors for the upcoming 2nd Global Summit pose for a souvenir photograph at a press launch held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City. Seated from left are CFO Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas and Undersecretary Mary Grace Ampil-Tirona. With them, standing from left to right, are Tricia Reyes and Anne de la Cruz from The Medical City, Timmy Jayme and Gil Chua from DDB Group Philippines, Abby Bauca from SMART Communications, Inc., Ver Cuizon from the Global Council, and Jonathan Huertas from SMART Communications, Inc.


The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) announced that it will be holding the 2nd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City on February 25-27, 2013. Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas, CFO Chairperson, personally made the official announcement in front of a select group of news editors and reporters recently.

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Essay contest on West Philippine Sea launched


essay contestFor the education and increased awareness of Filipino students regarding the issues on the West Philippine Sea (particularly the Scarborough Shoal and Spratly Islands) with China, Celia Lamkin, chairwoman of the US Pinoys for Good Governance-Marianas chapter, has launched an essay contest for high school and college students.
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  CFO Press Releases  
 

CFO supports passage of the Amended Overseas Absentee Voting Act

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17 October 2012

 
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