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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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Remarks at the Launch of Nieva’s Book “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor” By Hendrickson

Hank Hendrickson Executive Director of the US-Philippines Society Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. May 18, 2017 Thanks Sonny, Pepi and Ronie. And, thanks to CDA Patrick and his talented staff. Always a pleasure for the US-Philippines Society to work with the Embassy. We have learned a lot this …

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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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U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Reaffirms U.S. Government’s Commitment to Development in Mindanao

DAVAO, March 28, 2017 — According to the press-release published by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, “Ambassador Sung Y. Kim traveled to Davao on March 27. While in Davao, the Ambassador had a friendly, productive meeting with President Duterte. They discussed the extensive ‎bilateral partnership over the years as …

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Cebu Daily News: Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses

Reprint from Inquirer.net  By: PR @cebudailynews 09:28 PM March 17th, 2017 One of the eco-friendly houses that were turned over to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City. PDRF PhotoBuilding homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the …

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In Memoriam: Ambassador Richard H. Solomon

The US-Philippines Society joins Ambassador Solomon’s many friends and colleagues in the United States and the Philippines who remember his leading role on Asia-Pacific affairs, his work in strengthening ties with the Philippines, including his personal contribution toward progress on peace and order, good governance, and economic and strategic cooperation. …

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Bloomberg TV Philippines Interview with Ambassador Hubbard

PHILIPPINES – In his February 22 interview with Bloomberg TV Philippines, Director of the Board of the U.S.-Philippines Society and former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Thomas Hubbard reaffirmed the importance of Philippine-American ties. On February 20-23, the US-Philippines Society’s Society held a three-day program in the Philippines. The meeting …

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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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