Past EventsStrategic and Political

Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At the April 28 symposium “Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security” leading officials and analysts from the U.S. and the Philippines reflected on initiatives launched under President Aquino as he concludes his six-year term. Panelists highlighted gains from reforms and offered proposals for sustainable growth, poverty reduction and …

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U.S. and Philippines Reaffirm and Strengthen Multi-Faceted Alliance into the 21st century

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the US-PH bilateral diplomatic relationship. The longstanding partnership dates back to 1946 and has played a central role in maintaining peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. Both countries recently reaffirmed this historic and strategic partnership highlighting the U.S. commitment to its key …

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Disaster ReliefPast Events

Disaster Resiliency Programs in Aklan: Memorandum of Agreement Signed

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – On January 27, US-Philippines Society and Philippine Disaster Resiliency Foundation (PDRF), a leading private sector coordinator in disaster management, signed a Memorandum of Agreement to launch the project  Weaving to Transform, Uplift Livelihood, and Preserve Culture in Aklan, PH. The project is funded from donations received at the …

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

2016 PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS: Leadership Qualities of the Next President

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Seasoned journalist Marites Vitug provided an insightful analysis of the upcoming Philippine general elections at a luncheon program at the World Bank, on March 23. The lecture drew an informed audience of government officials, World Bank staff, academics, press, Society and business association members. On May 9, some …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

PBIF: Ambassador Cuisia Calls to Invest in the Filipino People

NEW YORK – The US-Philippines Society co-sponsored a March 3 Philippine Investment Forum at the Sheraton New York Times Square. The forum highlighted the Aquino administration’s achievements in good governance, competitiveness, inclusive growth, and reassured investors of policy continuity and growth prospects in key sectors, including infrastructure, IT-business process management, …

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February 29: Forum of Arangkada Philippines “A Bolder and More Inclusive Decade”

Forum of Arangkada Philippines: “A Bolder and More Inclusive Decade” Watch the Forum streamed LIVE on FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ARANGKADA FORUM February 29, 2016 from 7:30 PM to 4:00 AM, EST March 1, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Philippine time (GMT+8)   The US-Philippines Society would like to bring your attention to this important …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

Silicon Valley Immersion For Young Filipino Innovators

The Inaugural Excelr8 Program SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On February 15-19, Philippine delegation of fifteen #BeTheBoss winners and finalists and PLDT Smart SME Managers attended a week-long Excelr8 Program, Feb 15-19, in Silicon Valley, home to the world’s leading software and technology corporations.  The program, an initiative by Chairman M. V. …

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

Secretary Albert Del Rosario Honored by US-PHilippines Society Directors

WASHINGTON D.C. – On January 12, 2016, at the Metropolitan Club of Washington DC, the US-Philippines Society Directors hosted a dinner in honor of Secretary Albert Del Rosario for his exemplary leadership and public service. The Secretary was instrumental in the formation of the US-Philippines Congressional Friendship Caucus and has been …

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Ambassador Cuisia Reports on an Eventful Year for the Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C.- “Today, we look back on an eventful year and the great strides taken by the Philippines on the firm belief that good governance is good economics. The Philippine economy is in excellent shape, and the future holds much promise,” declared Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. at the …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

2015 Year End Review by Ambassador Cuisia

PHILIPPINES TO END 2015 ON A HIGH NOTE – AMBASSADOR CUISIA TELLS WASHINGTON STAKEHOLDERS WASHINGTON, D.C.- “Today, we look back on an eventful year and the great strides taken by the Philippines on the firm belief that good governance is good economics. The Philippine economy is in excellent shape, and the …

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