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June 23: Increasing Humanitarian Needs as Marawi Crisis Enters its 5th week

Fighting in Marawi City has entered its fifth week and Philippine government troops launched another strong offensive to contain the militant Maute group. According to press and government reports, the Philippine military is intent on liberating the city before the festival of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the holy …

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June 15: Challenges to Peace and Development Following Organized Urban Terrorist Violence in Marawi

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At a June 15 forum, “Mindanao Update in the Aftermath of Marawi: Political, Security and Development,” the Asia Foundation’s new country representative for the Philippines Sam Chittick provided insights into the ongoing battle in Marawi City. The roundtable presentation, organized by the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the …

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Jones Bridge Paintings Presented For Centennial Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two paintings of the William A. Jones Memorial Bridge in Manila were presented to the Richmond County Museum and the family of Congressman William Atkinson Jones in Warsaw, Virginia on 12 May 2017, as part of the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 1916 Philippine Autonomy …

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Philippine Cuisine a Hit at 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Food critics and Washingtonians were introduced to Philippine binalot at Embassy Chef Challenge 2017, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 2017. Chef Red Garcia, owner and executive chef of Kalye DC, represented the Philippine Embassy, last year’s People’s …

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Filipino Veterans Honored at The Washington DC Book Launch of Nieva’s “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Veterans, World War II enthusiasts, representatives from the US government, private sector, academe, US-Philippines Society, Embassy, and the Filipino American community gathered in Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy, located on the corner of Bataan Street and Massachusetts Avenue, on 18 May 2017 to participate in the launch …

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Make a Donation and Receive a Special Edition Book

Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor by Antonio A. Nieva In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the battles of Bataan and Corregidor the US-Philippines Society and the family of the late Antonio Nieva invite your attention to this opportunity to make a donation in support of efforts to …

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FeatureTrade & Investment

BSP Governor Tetangco’s Prudent Policy for a Strong Philippine Economy

At a Public Lecture, 18 April, held at the Philippine Embassy, Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. presented a positive global outlook and assured investors of sustainable robust economic growth for the Philippines in 2017-2018. The Governor cited World Bank projections of a rebound in advanced economies (U.S., Japan, U.K.) …

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US-Philippines Society Celebrates 5th Anniversary in 2017

  US-PHILIPPINES SOCIETY 5th ANNIVERSARY from US-PH Society on Vimeo.   The Society has been fostering understanding between government and private sector leaders, supporting business networking, and promoting people-to-people ties. The 2016 Philippines Business & Investment Forum in New York, the APEC forum in Washington DC, Business Forums in Manila …

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The US-Philippines Society: A New Hope

Mark T. Toledo The Standard March 5, 2017 The US–Philippines Society (“US-PS”) came into being in Washington D.C. on May 01, 2012, to “realize the vision of its founders to create a new and timely mechanism for elevating the Philippines’ profile in the United States. It is “a private sector …

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