On Saturday, the Filipino Community of Guam celebrated the 117th anniversary of Philippine Independence at the Pacific Islands Club. A ceremonial toast was given by the consul general of the Philippines, Marciano De Borja. The FCG also held the induction of officers and board of trustees and directors.

The highlight of the event was the keynote speech by governor of the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas, Amando Tetangco, Jr.