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On his First Official Visit, President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. Promotes the Philippines and Multi-faceted PH-US Relations

New York City – On behalf of the US-Philippines Society, co-host and former Ambassador to the Philippines Frank G. Wisner (1991-1992) warmly welcomed in New York Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr. and a distinguished delegation representing the Philippine government and major businesses at a September 19 luncheon in his …

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PH President Marcos Jr. to Fast Track Economic Recovery and Inclusive Development with Global Partners

WASHINGTON DC – Reappointed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr as chief envoy to the United States, His Excellency Jose Manuel G. Romualdez was the featured speaker at the September 7 online Southeast Asia Forum co-hosted by the US-Philippines Society and Stimson Center. US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson congratulated Ambassador …

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Weekly Series

Xavier Ateneo Graduates under the Howard Scholarship Program

The Henry H. Howard and Gertrude L. Bagley Scholarship Program of Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan) announced the 2022 Xavier Ateneo Scholars Graduates having completed college degrees in education, English Language, Management Accounting, Biology and Nursing including four with honors. Now on its 21st year, the scholarship program was established …

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

Sep 7 | Marcos Administration: An Early Look

A VIRTUAL EVENT Wednesday, September 7, 2022 1100 EDT (2300 PHST) Following an historic electoral win in May, Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and his running mate Vice President Sara Duterte, pledged to promote national unity, address rising energy and food prices, and create jobs. President Marcos’ first appointments, …

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On his First Official Visit, Secretary of State Antony Blinken Assures U.S. Commitment to US-PH Alliance

Meeting of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Secretary Antony Blinken Following his participation in the ASEAN Regional meetings in Cambodia, Aug 2-6, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Manila, August 6, for important meetings with President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo to offer assurance of a deeper …

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StatementsWeekly Series

Passing of Fidel V. Ramos, 12th President of the Philippines

In Memoriam Fidel Valdez Ramos March 18, 1928 – July 31, 2022 The US-Philippines Society joins the Philippines, Filipino-Americans here and abroad in mourning the passing of former President Fidel V. Ramos. Our sincere condolences to his wife, Amelita, their children and family members. STATEMENT OF CO-CHAIR JOHN D. NEGROPONTE …

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U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson Presents Credentials

The US-Philippines Society shares a video and transcript of the presentation of credentials by U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on July 22. Amb Carlson was welcomed with arrival honors followed by the signing of the guestbook. She later offered a wreath to the Philippine national …

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Meeting with US Ambassador MaryKay Carlson on US-PH Relations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the invitation of the US-Philippines Society, incoming Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Carlson joined Society directors led by Co-Chair Amb John D. Negroponte and President Amb John F. Maisto with support of Amb Frank Wisner for a July 11 substantive discussion on US-PH relations. Marking its …

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Regional SecurityUS News

Sixth Anniversary of the Philippines-China South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Ruling

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 11, 2022 As I noted in my May 26 speech, the United States and our Indo-Pacific allies and partners are committed to preserving a system where goods, ideas, and people flow freely across land, sky, cyberspace, and the open seas.  This system …

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On the death of Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe, the US-Philippines Society sends condolences to Akie Abe and the People of Japan

Shinzo Abe Prime Minister of Japan (2012-2020) September 21, 1954 – July 8, 2022 The US–Philippines Society is profoundly shocked and deeply saddened by the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.  He was a true patriot of Japan, and he was devoted to the alliance between the United States …

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