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17 Jan 2022: Doing Business with PEZA

Global Biz with PEZA Featuring the U.S.A. 17 January 2022, Monday 8 PM (ET) 18 January 2022, Tuesday 9 AM (PH time) PEZA Offers Unique Opportunities for American Business and Investment The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is a government agency uniquely tasked to extend assistance, register, grant incentives to …

Philippine News

In Memoriam PH National Artist Frankie José

The US-Philippines Society joins Filipinos, Americans and the global literary community in mourning the passing of 2001 Philippine National Artist for Literature, Francisco Sionil “Frankie” José, age 97, on Thursday, January 6. A nationalist and prolific writer, he was known for his five-novel epic “The Rosales Sage,” consisting of The …

Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Families in Leyte welcome Relief Food Packs

Thanks for your Support! Families in Pastrana Leyte welcome Christmas Food Packs A day before Christmas, families in one community in Leyte were recipients of relief food packs. When typhoon Odette made landfall in the Visayas region on December 16, the community spent two days in the evacuation center. Electricity …

Disaster Relief

Appeal for Donations to Assist Communities Affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

HOW YOU CAN ASSIST TYPHOON RECOVERY We ask that you consider making a donation in support of relief operations by local partner organizations through the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, Philippines’ leading private sector coordinator for disaster relief, in regions affected by typhoon Odette/Rai. As you have seen in news reports, …


Join the US-Philippines Society

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today and Make a Difference! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines. As we all look ahead toward …

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2022 Philippine Elections Preview

At the invitation of the Southeast Asia League of Students (SEALS), the US-Philippines Society held a roundtable discussion on the May 2022 Philippine presidential elections at the Johns Hopkins University’s Rome Auditorium on November 17. Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson provided an overview of the political landscape followed by Director …

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Embassy Officials Awarded Highest Presidential Awards For Exemplary Service

The US-Philippines Society joins in saluting Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez and Consul Katrina Isabelle Borja-Martin for their commitment to and effective work in strengthening the US-Philippines relationship amid so many real-world challenges. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte decorated Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Romualdez with the Order …

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Official Reception honoring the 9th U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue

Congratulations to a successful 9th U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue held November 15-16, in Washington D.C. Following conclusion of the two-day talks, the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the Philippine Embassy hosted a reception attended by senior U.S. and Philippines delegates. US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Ambassador John D. Negroponte welcomed guests, citing …

Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi Update

With US-Philippines Society’s support, PDRF, other partners install new water system in Marawi

Marawi, Philippines – The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), in partnership with the US-Philippines Society, Metrobank, Metro Pacific Water, PLDT, and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat), began installing 109 rainwater catchments in Hadiya Village, Marawi City last October 19, providing clean water to the community. The installation and …

Cultural and EducationalPast Events

A Musical Evening with Selected Poems by Filipino José Garcia Villa

In celebration of the Filipino American History Month, the US-Philippines Society, the Philippines on the Potomac DC and the Philippine Embassy Sentro Rizal Washington DC co-hosted an intimate evening program to reflect on the achievements of a distinguished Filipino poet José García Villa (1908-1997). National Artist Garcia Villa was credited …