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Strengthening the U.S.-Philippines Alliance: A USAID Perspective

At a July 28 roundtable discussion, USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia Michael Schiffer, provided insights and an outlook on the breadth and depth of U.S.-PH development partnership initiatives, addressing challenges to food security and energy conservation, and the health and socioeconomic well-being of vulnerable communities in the Philippines. U.S. Institute …

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Philippine Coast Guard Activities and Transparency in the South China Sea

The recalibrated approach in the South China Sea through increased transparency was a key topic at a US-Philippines Society-hosted July 20 roundtable discussion with visiting CG Commodore Jay Tarriela and Pacific Forum Director for Maritime Security Dr. Jeffrey Ordaniel. In a separate program on the same topic, Society Executive Director …