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Ambassador Cuisia Casts His Ballot, Urges Overseas Filipinos To Vote

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WASHINGTON D.C. -- Leading by example, Philippine Ambassador to the United States, Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. cast his ballot for the 2016 Philippine National Elections at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 20 April 2016.

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Jersey City Receives Second Consecutive Credit Upgrade Under Mayor Fulop

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JERSEY CITY -- Citing strong local leadership from Mayor Fulop’s administration, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services upgraded Jersey City’s credit rating to AA- last week, marking the second credit upgrade since Mayor Fulop took office. In their report, S&P noted “key economic initiatives” by the Fulop administration and “strong management” as critical factors.

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New Health Department Report Shows Improvements in Citywide Air Quality Between 2008 and 2014

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NEW YORK CITY - The Health Department today released the latest New York City Community Air Survey results, which found improvements in air quality between 2008 and 2014, marking progress toward Mayor de Blasio’s OneNYC goal of achieving the cleanest air of any large U.S. city by 2030.

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Mayor Fulop Creates Board to Establish Jersey City’s 6th Special Improvement Business District

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced April 20 he has created an advisory board, the first legal step required, in order to codify the creation of the Exchange Place Special Improvement District - the sixth SID in the city. 

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V20 calls for strengthened climate responses for economic and financial growth

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance met for the 2nd V20 Ministerial Dialogue on 14 April 2016 in conjunction with the 2016 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group. 

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Sister Cities Olongapo and Virginia Beach Celebrate Fruits of Dynamic Diplomacy

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia -- What was supposed to be a farewell tribute to a friend and collaborator of the government and people of Virginia Beach became a testament to the strength, dynamism and great promise of the Sister City relationship of Olongapo City and Virginia Beach.

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Beauty Queens and Artists Unite to Help Build a Philippine Heritage Cultural Center in NY

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NEW YORK, New York (April 20, 2015) -- It all started with a conversation between Miguel Braganza II and Fely Perez, founding presidents of the Filipinos in the Arts in America, Inc. and Philippine Heritage Center, Inc., respectively.

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Fil Ams for Hillary Celebrate New York Primary Victory

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Filipino Americans for Hillary celebrated Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s win in the New York Primary Election on Tuesday, April 19 at the Sheraton Hotel along with many Democrats supporting the Secretary of State.

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Polling Place in New York Now Open for Personal and Postal Voting

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NEW YORK, 12 April 2016 -- Voting period for the Philippine National Elections has begun for overseas voters last 9 April. In New York, where registered voters expect to receive their voting packets by mail, some community members still chose to personally cast their ballots on the first day of voting at the Philippine Consulate General, including Broadway Star Lea Salonga.

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Mayor Fulop Announces $94 Million in Water and Sewer Improvements Planned for 2016 by the MUA

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced April 13 that the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) will invest $94 million on improvements to city water and sewer utilities in 2016, much of which replaces century-old infrastructure. 

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