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Jan 17 | Philippine Nurses in the US: Faith and Professional Communities in the Age of COVID and Anti-Asian Hate

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 2:00-3:00 pm EST IN-PERSON EVENT Georgetown University, McGhee Library Edward B. Bunn, S.J., Intercultural Center (ICC) Suite 301 3700 O Street NW Washington, DC 20057 Philippine nurses in the US worked on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and accounted for a disproportionate number of all …

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Training and Capacity Building of New Tech Engineers in the PH

At an October 29 university visit, US-Philippines Directors Henry B. Howard (U.S. Education Finance Group) and Christian Decker (Planate Management Group) formalized a joint program offering scholarship grants and job opportunities for engineering students and graduates at the Universidad de Dagupan, Pangasinan, Philippines. An MOU was signed on December 18. …

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Jan 12 | Philippines – Your Investment Haven in Asia

Please join us at the Philippines – Your Investment Haven in Asia Investment Forum with PEZA 12 January 2023, Thursday 3:00 PM – 4:20 PM (ET) Romulo Hall, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines 1600 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20036 PEZA Offers Unique Opportunities for American Business and …

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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris Philippine Visit

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris on her first visit to the Philippines. The two leaders participated in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Bangkok the previous week. “The relationship between our two countries is something that we both — both our countries have really …

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2022 Philippines: Year-end Review of U.S.-Philippines Relations

Since his June 30 inauguration, Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. participated in high level bilateral and regional meetings including an address at the United Nations General Assembly and a September 22 meeting with President Biden at UNGA in New York. VP Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines followed, November …


Maligayang Pasko Merry Christmas

Wishing you Merry Christmas! We wish you a safe and happy holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous new year! We thank you, our valued members and partners, for your support of the Society‘s mission throughout 2022. And, we join you in working to promote a strong and expanding relationship …

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Livelihood Recovery of PH Fisherfolk Community in the wake of super Typhoon Odette

“To my fellow fisher folks, I hope that whatever learnings imparted throughout the training attended by us being the recipient of the fiberglass boats, we will take good care of it, and we will use them in our daily fishing activities and will not use them for illegal fishing. That …

Past Events

2022 Philippines: A Year-end Review by Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Washington DC and US-Philippines Society present: Year-end Briefing on the Philippines with His Excellency Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez IN-PERSON EVENT Friday, December 9, 2022 2:30 PM -3:30 PM EDT Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, …

Weekly Series

A Decade of Service; Counting on your Support

Thank you Members and Donors Through a transitional year in 2022, the US-Philippines Society promoted continuity in relations amid political leadership changes, health and economic challenges, and ongoing global tensions. To help navigate these challenges, the US-Philippines Society organized a series of expert analyses aimed at informing public and elite …

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Enduring US-Philippines Educational Linkages Spanning over a Century

Washington, DC – At a November 9 presentation at Georgetown University, author Kate Baker previewed her forthcoming book, “Bounden Duty: Wars, Schools, and Empire in the Philippines,” centered on colonial-era efforts to establish a public school system in the Philippines. In her presentation, Baker detailed the work of turn-of-the-century American …