On 8 May 2016, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales attended the Mother’s Day and Vesak Day celebration at Commonwealth Drive in the Tanjong Pagar GRC at the invitation of the Venerable Shi Fah Rong, Coordinator Singapore of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC). The event was graced by the presence of Mdm. Rahayu Binte Mahzam, MP for Jurong GRC, Imam Hassan Al-Attas, representatives of other religious denominations and the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indonesian Embassy Ridwan Hassan. MP Chia Shi-Lu, Tanjong Pagar GRC later joined the celebration. First Secretary and Consul Mersole J. Mellejor was also present.