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Bloomberg Interview: Amb John Negroponte on the Philippine Presidential Election

An excerpt of an interview of John Negroponte, former US Ambassador to the United Nations and the former director of national intelligence, where he talks about the Philippine presidential election. He is also former Ambassador to the Philippines and Co-Chair of the US-Philippines Society. He was on “Balance of Power” …

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Philippine Presidential Elections: Congratulatory Messages

The US-Philippines Society invites your attention to congratulatory messages from President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken to President-elect Marcos, and a response from the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs. White House Statement Following a Presidential call from Air Force One on May 11 “President Biden underscored that he looks …

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Philippine Elections Preview: Perspectives on the Campaign and the Future of US-PH Bilateral Relations

On May 9, the Philippines will elect over 18,000 political positions including a new president and vice-president, half of the Senate, and all of the House of Representatives. During a May 5 online forum, “What the May 9th Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia,” …

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High-level Philippine Delegation in Washington DC

“Great to see the completion of the acquisition of Hanjin shipyard in Subic Bay by a U.S.-based firm. An important example of U.S.-Philippine public-private partnership.”
-Assistant Secretary of Defense Ely Ratner

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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Honoring the Victims of the Fatal Shootings in Atlanta

THE WHITE HOUSE Washington March 16, 2022 One year ago today, eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, were tragically killed by a gunman who attacked three Asian-run businesses. These horrific murders shook communities across America and underscored how far we have to go in this country to …

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Strategy of Denial: A Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific Region

In presenting his new book, Strategy of Denial, to Philippine audiences in a March 10 “virtual discussion,” author Elbridge Colby outlined his call for U.S. policy planners to adopt a more sharply focused strategic framework for dealing with a resurgent China. Colby reminded participants that the post-Cold War unipolar global …

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Broad-based Partnerships to Combat Climate Change in the Philippines

Washington DC – The US-Philippines Society co-hosted a February 2 virtual forum featuring expert panelists USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Craig Hart, National Resilience Council President Ma. Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation President Rene Meily. Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez gave introductory remarks. Panelists …

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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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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 …

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