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Nov 9: Unveiling of Marker at the Old Philippine Chancery as a Philippine Historical Landmark

November 9, 2018, Friday 3:30 PM  The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines is proud to announce that its Old Chancery Building has been designated as a Philippine National Historical Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines A Ceremony to Unveil the Historical Marker will take place …

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October 30: Building the Indo-Pacific: ASEAN Stakeholder Forum

Tuesday, October 30 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Venue: The Stimson Center 1211 Connecticut Ave, NW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20036 LIVESTREAM via Stimson Center The US-Philippines Society and the Stimson Center invite you to a public, on-record forum to discuss strategic and pragmatic impact areas for new USG trade …

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Lansdale Biography Details Effective Cooperation in Responding to Post-WWII Philippine Insurgency

Washington, D.C. – At an October 3 book presentation, “A Quiet American: Edward Lansdale in the Philippines and Vietnam,” best-selling author and foreign policy analyst Max Boot gave an overview of the career and personal life of Edward Lansdale, a famed operative who pioneered a “hearts and minds” approach to …

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“Bamboo Whispers” Promotes Philippine Mangyan Tradition to DC Audience

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society, Sentro Rizal Washington DC and Mangyan Heritage Center jointly hosted the event, “Bamboo Whispers: A Peek into the Filipino Soul” featuring the first overseas launch of the book entitled, “Bamboo Whispers, Poetry of the Mangyan”, at the Philippine Embassy Chancery Annex on September 19, …

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October 3: A Quiet American: Edward Lansdale in the Philippines and Vietnam

You are invited to a Roundtable Discussion with Max Boot Best-Selling Author of The Road Not Taken OCTOBER 3, 2018, Wednesday 12:00 NOON – 2:00 PM   Executive Conference Room, 7th Floor Intercultural Center  (ICC 700) Georgetown University 3700 O Street, NW Washington, DC 20057 To register, please click on …

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Help Preserve the Art of Mangyan Scripts – A Philippine National Cultural Treasure

Mangyan refers to an indigenous Philippine ethnic group living on Mindoro Island since the 10th century A.D. Among the most remarkable aspects of their rich culture is the writing system known as “Mangyan Scripts” that remains in use by the Hanunuo and Buhid Mangyan in southeastern Mindoro. The Scripts are …

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Washington SyCip Remembrance: Remarks on the links between Mr. SyCip and the metro DC area

Program in Honor of Mr. Washington SyCip Erwin R. Tiongson June 26, 2018 It is an honor to be here with the US-Philippines Society, the Philippine Embassy – all of you – to celebrate the life of an extraordinary individual. I had the privilege of meeting Mr. SyCip some years …

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Washington SyCip Remembrance Remarks by George SyCip

US Philippines Society Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Washington Z. SyCip Remarks by George SyCip June 26, 2018, 6:30 PM Philippine Embassy Annex, 2nd Level 1617 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for coming on this very pleasant evening to celebrate the truly remarkable life …

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Architecture, Green Buildings and Sustainability in the Philippines

On Wednesday, May 9th, SOM Architectural Associate Director Nicolas Medrano and Project Manager Associate Vram Malek spoke about high performance design at Explore Islands Philippines. Their panel, ”Architecture, Green Buildings and Sustainability in the Philippines,” was moderated by Hank Hendrickson, Executive Director of the U.S.-Philippines Society. Explore Islands Philippines was …

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