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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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China’s Infrastructure Investments in the Philippines

Washington, D.C. – PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins University Alvin A. Camba was the featured speaker at a July 26 presentation, “China’s Belt-Road and Philippine ‘Build Build Build!’ Infrastructure Priorities,” held at the Stimson Center, Washington DC. Camba examined the recent record of Chinese foreign investment in Philippine infrastructure. Of the 30-35 …

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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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June 26: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Washington Z. Sycip

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 In celebration of the remarkable life of Washington Z. SyCip (1921-2017), we cordially invite you to an evening of remembrance and reflection on June 26 at the Philippine Chancery Annex, …

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Appreciating Philippine Culture and the Arts in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society in collaboration with the newly inaugurated Sentro Rizal Washington DC organized a presentation, Philippine Culture and the Arts: Reflections by Virgilio Almario, at the Philippine Embassy’s Carlos P. Romulo Hall, June 11. National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Chair Virgilio Almario joined culture enthusiast Professor Erwin …

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June 11 | Philippine Culture and Arts in Washington DC: Reflections by Virgilio Almario

Monday, June 11, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Venue Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Carlos P. Romulo Hall 1600 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, D. C. 20036 The US-Philippines Society, in cooperation with Sentro Rizal Washington DC, cordially invites you to a conversation with National Artist for Literature …

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May 21: Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Resilience in the Philippines

Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Venue: The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Chancery Annex Building, 2nd floor 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20036 A Lecture Presentation Please click here to RSVP Please join us for a discussion with geologist Dr. Renato U. …

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US-Philippines Society Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission Program Preview

US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Manuel V. Pangilinan will host a Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission in Manila, February 19-20. Leading the U.S. delegation will be Co-Chair John D. Negroponte, former ambassador to the Philippines and Deputy Secretary of State. The Society’s bi-national board includes business, professional and civic leaders …

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January 25: Peter Eisner’s Presentation on the Philippines WWII Resistance Movement

Chick Parsons: A Profile in Courage during the Philippine WWII Resistance Movement THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Bataan St. corner of 1600 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 You are cordially invited to a presentation by award-winning author and journalist …

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