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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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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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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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TV News 5: DOH Drug Rehabilitation Center, Taguig, Philippines

  AKSYON | Nangako ang US-Philippines Society at MVP Group of Companies ng tulong sa drug rehab center ng DOH sa Taguig. Ulat ni Hannibal Talete (Video uploaded by Ric Jayson Toring; Manuscript edited by Ralph Hernandez; For any concerns, you may e-mail us at newsfiveeverywhere@gmail.com)

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Dr. Stephen Zuellig remembered

Filipino Worldview by Roberto R. Romulo The Philippine Star February 24, 2017 Last Jan. 26, a memorial was held in honor of Dr. Zuellig. I wrote about him in my column on Jan. 27. I believe it is important to cite how former presidents considered him in the context of …

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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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New leaders blur US, PH trade pact

By Irma Isip February 22, 2017 The US-Philippines Society said yesterday that as a sign of stronger relations, a free trade agreement (FTA) between the United States and the Philippines is possible but largely uncertain due to the change in leadership in both countries. What is being considered is an …

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DBM Chief optimistic about PH economic prospects

Posted on February 21, 2017 MANILA –  DBM Sec. Benjamin Diokno discussed today, together with DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, DOF Secretary Sonny Dominguez and NEDA Socioeconomic Planning Sec Ernesto Pernia, the economic prospects at the US-Philippine Society 5th Anniversary Board of Directors Meeting. Sec. Diokno presented the budget process and …

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