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‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines, supporting strong people-to-people ties, promoting Philippine culture and the arts, highlighting …

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US renews commitment to stand with PH on arbitral ruling on West Philippine Sea

By CNN Philippines Staff Published Nov 23, 2020 2:32:22 PM Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 23) — The United States on Monday vowed to continue helping the country protect its sovereign rights and maritime resources, as US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien blasted China for being “aggressive” in its incursions …

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Great Decisions Speaker Hank Hendrickson on “The Philippines and the U.S.”

US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson was featured speaker at a Foreign Policy Association’s online discussion program, “Great Decisions: The Philippines and the U.S.” Setting the tone for the interview-style program, Hendrickson provided an overview of key historical events and current policy issues of importance in the bilateral relationship. The …

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Cultural and EducationalFeature

Carlos P. Romulo: Advocate for the Filipino, Philippine Independence and World Peace

At an August 17 Istorya DC virtual program, featured speaker and archivist of Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development Liana Romulo provided an overview of the life and times of her grandfather Carlos P. Romulo (1898-1985). She traced her grandfather’s early visits to Washington DC as a student …

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Cultural and EducationalFeature

Literary Artist Bienvenido N. Santos: Portraits of a Filipino American

At a September 24 virtual event, journalist and writer Leonor “Noree” Briscoe offered insights into the personal and professional life including writing techniques employed by one of Philippines’ most prolific and distinguished literary artists, Bienvenido N. Santos (1911-1996). They had first met in 1965, collaborated on projects including the PALM …

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NYC Mayor de Blasio Message: Filipino American History Month of October

October is Filipino American History Month! In a video message, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about what the Filipino American community means to New York City and the United States. Maraming salamat to all Filipino-Americans. Courtesy of the NYC Mayor’s Office.

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Disaster ReliefFeature

Feeding Program for School Children in the BARMM

Basilan, Philippines – Henry B. Howard, founding board member of the US- Philippines Society and sponsor of the poorest of the poor 150 undergraduate student Howard scholarship program at Xavier Ateneo De Cagayan, has established a breakfast program for 50 students daily at the BAAS Public Elementary School in Lamitan, …

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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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A Tribute to Filipino and Filipino-American Frontliners in Action

Video titled “We Heal As One” from “Philippine Independence Day 2020 Virtual Celebration”, 12 June 2020 by all Philippine Foreign Service Posts in the United States of America. On behalf of the US-Philippines Society, Ambassador John D. Negroponte joins Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan in thanking Ambassador Jose M. Romualdez and …

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