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President Duterte’s Address at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Reflects his Administration’s Priorities, Concerns and Agenda

PHILIPPINE STATEMENT PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE General Debate 75th Session of the General Assembly 22 September 2020 (Tuesday), General Assembly Hall, New York Theme: “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting COVID-19 through effective multilateral action.” Mr. President of the …

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H.E. Ambassador Sung Y. Kim Conferred the Order of Sikatuna with rank of Datu (Grand Cross), Gold Distinction

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Farewell Call of H.E. Sung Y. Kim Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Philippines 7 September 2020 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulated H.E. Sung Y. Kim, outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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Virtual Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Japanese Surrender at the American Residence in Baguio

REMARKS OF U.S. AMBASSADOR SUNG Y. KIM American Residence in Baguio September 3, 2020 Good afternoon and welcome to the American Residence in Baguio and our Embassy in Manila. Secretaries Lorenzana and Locsin, I am grateful and delighted that we are gathered both in person and virtually to pay tribute to …

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The Enduring Partnership of PH and US: Working together to defeat COVID-19

By: Sung Y. Kim, United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philippine Daily Inquirer April 28, 2020 Today’s global pandemic severely affects public health, economies, and our daily lives. Yet even in these trying times, the resilience and courage of the Philippine people continue to inspire me. From the terrorist attack …

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Nobody Cares About the Little People’: Cruise Crews File Covid-19 Suit

Nearly 80,000 crew members are stranded on 100 cruise ships amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many passengers have been evacuated. The New York Times, By Frances Robles April 14, 2020 KEY WEST, Fla. — As governments around the world have grappled with how to rescue cruise ship passengers stuck on board …

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Coronavirus signals we must shift from terrorism to new bipartisan intelligence priorities

March 31, 2020 US intelligence agencies started warning the Trump administration in January about the coronavirus outbreak. We need a new agenda for this new world. Opinion Contributors: US-Philippines Society Co-chair Ambassador John D. Negroponte and Edward M. Wittenstein USA TODAY 30 March 2020 Link The COVID-19 crisis poses an …

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March 24: Philippines to Boost Debt to Combat Coronavirus: Finance Secretary

Mar.24 — Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez discusses the measures the government is taking amid the coronavirus outbreak. He speaks with Haslinda Amin and Yvonne Man on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Opening Remarks of Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr at US-Philippines Society Business Forum in Manila

OPENING REMARKS OF  SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TEODORO L. LOCSIN, JR. Forum on “U.S., China and Regional Power Dynamic: Competition and Cooperation on the Eve of a New Decade” US-Philippines Society Board of directors Meeting 18 February 2020, 0900H- 11000H, The Peninsula Hotel, Makati   Ambassador John D. Negroponte, Mr. …

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Leyte Landing 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Remarks by Hank Hendrickson Executive Director, US-Philippines Society Norfolk, VA October 20, 2019 Always an honor to come to the MacArthur Memorial, to visit with friends among the Fil-Am community in Southeastern Virginia, and partner with Consul General Rene Villa of the Philippine Embassy. We are here to commemorate the …

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The Military Order of the Carabao signs MOA on an Educational Benefit Program for AFP Dependents

Washington, D.C. – On August 13, 2019, the Military Order of the Carabao represented by Captain Charles B. Dixon, USN (ret) and the AFP Educational Benefit System represented by Defense Attaché BGEN Marlo Guloy signed a Memorandum Of Agreement on an Educational Benefit Program that supports educational expenses of dependents …

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