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The Future of U.S.-Philippine Alliance

Changing regional dynamics and new realities in Philippine domestic politics over the past four years have posed challenges to policy makers in both Washington and Manila. In February President Duterte announced a termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement, a key element in the bilateral security relationship, but termination has now been …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

September 24: Bienvenido N. Santos and the PALM Council in DC

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 7:30 pm ET LIVE via ZOOM NOREE BRISCOE In this next Istorya-DC Online event, Noree Briscoe will talk about Philippine American writer Bienvenido Santos, his literary works, his ties to DC and the beginnings of the Philippine Arts, Letters and Media (PALM) Council, to which Mr. …

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August 17: Life Stories of Carlos P. Romulo in Washington D.C.

MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 7:30 pm EDT LIVE via ZOOM and FACEBOOK Featured Speaker LIANA ROMULO Join us as Liana Romulo, General Carlos P. Romulo’s granddaughter, shares personal and public life stories of General Romulo, one of the Philippines’ greatest public servants, well-respected diplomat and international advocate for cooperation and …

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June 25 | Eyewitness to History: The Life of Irineo Esperancilla U.S.N.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm EDT LIVE via ZOOM Featured Speaker MELINDA DART Irineo Esperancilla was born in the Philippines on October 15, 1906. In 1925, he joined the U.S. Navy. From 1929-1955, he worked in the White House and on presidential yachts as a Navy …

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June 19: A LIVE Event “Serving Rizal” | Celebrate the 159th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal

Join us as we commemorate the 159th Birth Anniversary of Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal, and celebrate the Third Anniversary of Sentro Rizal Washington DC Friday, June 19, 2020 8:00 – 9:30 pm EDT Featuring FELICE PRUDENTE STA. MARIA Food Historian Author of “The Foods of Jose Rizal” and …

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May 28 | Launch of Virtual Series on History of Filipinos in Washington DC: The Lim Family Stories with Ricardo A. Lim

Please join our inaugural event on May 28th, Thursday 7:30 pm ET on Zoom We are delighted to co-sponsor ISTORYA DC ONLINE, a new and unique online series! At this inaugural event you will learn about the Lim family in Washington, DC from Ricardo A. Lim. His grandparents General Vicente Lim …

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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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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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Feb 17-18: 2020 Business, Investment, Political Trends and Global Risks Forum

17 February 2020, Monday, 10:30 AM – 3:40 PM 18 February 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Conservatory, Peninsula Manila, Makati City Monday, February 17, 2020 10:00                               Registration 10:30                                Introduction and Welcome Remarks PANEL I: …

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