Monday, August 24, 2015

IN ACTION. Former P'lok Pinoyz Prexy, Mr. Ryan Rosales and Miss Letty Comeros during the KALAYAAN 2013, an Independence Day commemoration spearheaded by the P'lok Pinoyz Council in Phitsanulok, Thailand.
(Photo Credits: Leah Doysabas)
PHITSANULOK, THAILAND. A group of Filipino associations in Thailand has planned to hold the 1st Filipino Community Leaders' Congress during the school term break in October.

Marlon D. Sipe, the association president of Filipinos in Khon Kaen said this convention of Filipino community leaders intends to strengthen the networks among Filipino communities in Thailand and targets to conceptualize a concrete plan that would benefit the interest of Filipinos living and working in the kingdom. 

"This congress also aims to recognize the outstanding contribution of Filipino individuals to their communities," he added.

Slated to happen on the 16th and 17th of October in Khon Khaen, the Filipino Community leaders' convention will address the following issues:

  • the organization's immediate goals
  • leadership trainings for community leaders
  • professional growth/trainings for teachers
  • community/Embassy networking
  • financial literacy seminars
Mr. Sipe revealed at least five Filipino communities from different provinces of Thailand had already been informed. "We are still waiting for their responses pending the official word from the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok," he further remarked.

Here is the proposed program of activities for the said two-day event:

Mr. Sipe advised that the proposed dates and schedule of activities are still subject to change depending on the availability of the participating organizations.

Any interested Filipino groups may reach the organizing committee at or call Mr. Marlon Sipe at 0805-704-668.


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