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Coronavirus signals we must shift from terrorism to new bipartisan intelligence priorities

March 31, 2020 US intelligence agencies started warning the Trump administration in January about the coronavirus outbreak. We need a new agenda for this new world. Opinion Contributors: US-Philippines Society Co-chair Ambassador John D. Negroponte and Edward M. Wittenstein USA TODAY 30 March 2020 Link The COVID-19 crisis poses an …

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Weekly Issues: Philippine Government Anti-COVID-19 Initiatives

March 30, 2020 Featured Contributor Public Diplomacy Section Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. BAYANIHAN TO HEAL AS ONE ACT On 24 March 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, which declares the existence of a …

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March 24: Philippines to Boost Debt to Combat Coronavirus: Finance Secretary

Mar.24 — Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez discusses the measures the government is taking amid the coronavirus outbreak. He speaks with Haslinda Amin and Yvonne Man on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Weekly Issues: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II: A Perspective

March 25, 2020 Featured contributor Dr. Juan M. Montero II Question 1: Let’s start with a general question about what Americans and Filipinos of today’s generation should remember about World War II. Today’s generation of Americans and Filipinos should never forget the unfathomable and in many cases the ultimate sacrifice …

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Weekly Issues: The Role of Women in the Philippines

The Philippines is among the few countries in the world with a specific constitutional provision for women

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March 9: Current U.S.-Philippines Relations and Perspective on Ways Forward, with Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez

PRIVATE ROUNDTABLE LUNCH INVITATION MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM The Stimson Center 1211 Connecticut Ave, NW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20036 Register The Philippine government’s recent announcement to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) raises questions about the shape of future security ties with the United …

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Highlights of the 2020 US-Philippines Society Board Meeting and Business Program in Manila

Manila, Philippines – Directors of the US-Philippines Society concluded a timely and productive three-day board program in the Philippines on February 19. In meetings with legislative leaders Senator Koko Pimentel, House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, and Representative Rufus Rodriguez the delegation discussed the future of Philippines-United States security ties following the …

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2020 Carlos P. Romulo Award

At a welcome reception in Manila, February 16, 2020, hosted by Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez, the Society acknowledged the leadership of Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan who was honored together with Director Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala for work in mobilizing private sector recovery assistance to victims of natural disasters …

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Preview: US-Philippines Society program in Manila, February 17-18, 2020

Press Release 17 February 2020 Manila, Philippines – The US-Philippines Society will hold a Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission in Manila, February 17-19. Leading the U.S. delegation will be Ambassador John F. Maisto, President of US-Philippines Society and Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard, former ambassador to the Philippines. Co-chair …

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Opening Remarks of Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr at US-Philippines Society Business Forum in Manila

OPENING REMARKS OF  SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TEODORO L. LOCSIN, JR. Forum on “U.S., China and Regional Power Dynamic: Competition and Cooperation on the Eve of a New Decade” US-Philippines Society Board of directors Meeting 18 February 2020, 0900H- 11000H, The Peninsula Hotel, Makati   Ambassador John D. Negroponte, Mr. …

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