Disaster ReliefFeatureLatest NewsPhilippine News

Filipino Worldview – By Roberto R. Romulo: Huge step towards disaster resilience

The Philippine Star August 3, 2018 President Duterte’s earnest call for Congress to pass a law creating a Department of Disaster Resilience during his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) is hopefully the start of a serious effort to address our country’s inadequate disaster management capabilities. The President had …

READ MORE →
FeatureLatest NewsProgramsRegional SecurityTrade & Investment

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 …

READ MORE →
Latest NewsNewsPhilippine NewsStatements

U.S. and Philippines: Friends, Partners, Allies

By: US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim Original Publication by PhilStar, July 4, 2018 Every July 4, the United States and the Philippines celebrate Philippine-American Friendship Day and the United States celebrates our Independence Day.  This gives me an opportunity to reflect on the US-Philippine bilateral relationship as well …

READ MORE →
Latest NewsNewsPhilippine NewsStatements

Show of force at the US Independence Day

By Ambassador Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez Original Publication, The Philippine Star, July 8, 2018 I arrived from Washington, DC last July 2 in time to make it for the 242nd US Independence Day celebration at the Makati Shangri-La ballroom that was jam-packed. The annual US Independence Day celebration is always …

READ MORE →
Community and Sectoral OutreachFeatureLatest News

Washington SyCip: Reflections on his Life and Legacy

Washington, D.C. –  The US-Philippines Society honored the late Washington Z. SyCip with a celebration of his remarkable life and legacy on June 26 at the Philippine Embassy’s renovated “Old Chancery” building in Washington, D.C. Mr. SyCip helped found the Society and served as an honorary chair. He would have …

READ MORE →
Cultural and EducationalFeatureLatest News

Philippine Sisig Garnered Top Awards at DC’s Annual Culinary Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, the Philippine dish prepared by Philippine Embassy’s Chef Abie Sincioco-Mateo was voted by food critics and Washingtonians, as the best among over 24 entries representing participating embassies at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge, held on Thursday, May 17, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade …

READ MORE →
FeatureLatest NewsNewsUS News

Positively Filipino: “What is the US-Philippines Society?” by Ambassador John F. Maisto

From Online Fil-Am Magazine Positively Filipino A dynamic young organization approaching its sixth anniversary, the US-Philippines Society has become widely recognized as the premier private sector forum for enhancing U.S. relations with the Philippines. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., the Society was launched in May, 2012 to create a new …

READ MORE →
Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesLatest NewsMarawi UpdateNewsPhilippine NewsRegional Security

Marawi City Rebuilding Gets Support from US-Philippines Society

Makati City and Marawi City, Philippines – Focus on the aftermath of the Marawi siege included a presentation for directors in Manila on February 19 and a follow-on visit to Marawi City by Society members on February 21. The Manila session featured Marawi Task Force Undersecretary Falconi Millar, Lanao del …

READ MORE →
FeatureFeatured StoriesLatest NewsMarawi Update

Donate Today: Help Victims in Marawi

The US-Philippines Society is asking you to join in an urgent humanitarian effort to provide assistance to thousands of families displaced in the aftermath of the five-month battle in Marawi. Your donation will support the longer term effort to restore livelihoods, provide education tool kits and promote peace-building programs. With …

READ MORE →
Community and Sectoral OutreachLatest NewsNews

Jones Bridge Paintings Presented For Centennial Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two paintings of the William A. Jones Memorial Bridge in Manila were presented to the Richmond County Museum and the family of Congressman William Atkinson Jones in Warsaw, Virginia on 12 May 2017, as part of the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 1916 Philippine Autonomy …

READ MORE →