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Investing in the Special Friendship and Alliance between the United States and the Philippines – The White House

Investing in the Special Friendship and Alliance Between the United States and the Philippines Published by the White House May 1, 2023   At the White House, President Biden and President Marcos advanced an ambitious agenda for the U.S.-Philippines alliance and celebrated the tremendous momentum now animating bilateral efforts to …

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Joint Statement of the Leaders of the United States and the Philippines

Joint Statement of the Leaders of the United States and the Philippines May 1, 2023 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. is honored to welcome Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to Washington, DC. The leaders recognize the remarkable ties of friendship, community, and shared sacrifice that serve as the foundation …

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Economic Policy Forum Remarks by Secretary Benjamin Diokno

The semiconductor and electronics industry is the top contributor to the Philippines’ manufacturing sector and it represents our largest export sector. Looking ahead, we expect demand to expand in the next 12 months.

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Filipino American Ambassador Richard Buangan Sworn-in as U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia

Richard Lee Buangan, of California, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia. He was nominated by President Joseph Biden on April 15, 2022 and confirmed by the Senate on August 8. Ambassador Buangan previously served …

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken Assures U.S. Commitment to US-PH Alliance

Meeting of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Secretary Antony Blinken Following his participation in the ASEAN Regional meetings in Cambodia, Aug 2-6, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Manila, August 6, for important meetings with President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo to offer assurance of a deeper …

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Passing of Fidel V. Ramos, 12th President of the Philippines

In Memoriam Fidel Valdez Ramos March 18, 1928 – July 31, 2022 The US-Philippines Society joins the Philippines, Filipino-Americans here and abroad in mourning the passing of former President Fidel V. Ramos. Our sincere condolences to his wife, Amelita, their children and family members. STATEMENT OF CO-CHAIR JOHN D. NEGROPONTE …

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U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson Presents Credentials

The US-Philippines Society shares a video and transcript of the presentation of credentials by U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on July 22. Amb Carlson was welcomed with arrival honors followed by the signing of the guestbook. She later offered a wreath to the Philippine national …

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Sixth Anniversary of the Philippines-China South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Ruling

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 11, 2022 As I noted in my May 26 speech, the United States and our Indo-Pacific allies and partners are committed to preserving a system where goods, ideas, and people flow freely across land, sky, cyberspace, and the open seas.  This system …

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Ship Naming Announcement: USS Telesforo Trinidad

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced May 19, 2022, the naming of a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer as USS Telesforo Trinidad (DDG 139). Telesforo de la Cruz Trinidad, the ship’s namesake, is the only Filipino in the U.S. Navy to be awarded the Medal of Honor for …

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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” …