Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Consul General Cristobal meets with the Filipino American Press Club of New York

Members of the FAPCNY listen attentively as Consul General answers their questions. PCGNY Photo.

New York – Consul General Claro S. Cristobal met with the members of the Filipino-American Press Club of New York during the ConGen’s Media Hour at the Philippine Center on 12 September 2019.

During the meeting, Consul General Cristobal shared his experiences connecting with the Filipino communities in Egypt where he served as the Philippine Ambassador and in Hong Kong and Tokyo where he was Consul General. 


Consul General Claro S. Cristobal. Photo by Lambert Parong.

He discussed several topics that concerned Filipinos in the US particularly on how important it is for the Filipinos to participate in the 2020 US Census. According to the 2010 Census, Fil-Ams are the third largest Asian group in the US.


Following the discussion, he entertained questions raised by the media on various topics like; the usual problems of Filipinos overseas, how he assesses the Filipino community in the US East Coast, his most rewarding post.


Consul General Claro S. Cristobal (9th from the left) with the Filipino-American Press Club of New York (FAPCNY) members at the ConGen Media Hour held on 12 September. PCGNY Photo.

The members of the FAPCNY thanked Consul General Cristobal for his time and the information he shared during the meeting.


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