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10/05/2017: GLOBAL FILIPINO WATCH LAUNCHED IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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WDC-40-2017
10 May 2017

A presentation and viewing of the Global Filipino Watch by Philip Stein was held at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy in the evening of 09 May 2017. Among the unique features of the watch are the rose gold-plated numbers 6 and 12 symbolizing Philippine Independence Day of June 12 and embedded Silver Philippine Sun on its 2nd dial. The special collection is inspired by the Bayanihan spirit of Global Filipinos, and it is in this spirit that the Global Filipino Watch is helping to introduce the world to the richness of Philippine culture and heritage.

Philippine Embassy Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Minister Patrick A. Chuasoto, in his remarks, underscored the Global Filipino Watch’s important value as a symbol of Filipino pride and global leadership.

Philip Stein co-founder and President Mr. Will Stein emphasized the Bayanihan spirit of community and collaboration that inspired the birth of the Global Filipino Watch as he presented the special collection to the DC community.