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DBM Chief optimistic about PH economic prospects

Posted on February 21, 2017 MANILA –  DBM Sec. Benjamin Diokno discussed today, together with DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, DOF Secretary Sonny Dominguez and NEDA Socioeconomic Planning Sec Ernesto Pernia, the economic prospects at the US-Philippine Society 5th Anniversary Board of Directors Meeting. Sec. Diokno presented the budget process and …

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US Ambassador Sung Y. Kim: speaking at the Romulo Cafe

FILIPINO WORLDVIEW by Roberto R. Romulo (The Philippine Star) February 3, 2017 I recently hosted a dinner in honor of the new American Ambassador Sung Y. Kim. By design, it turned out to be not just a social affair but an opportunity for the ambassador to interact with the business community …

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Philippine Government Congratulates President Donald Trump

Washington, D.C.- Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. attended the inauguration of United States President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 20. The two Cabinet officials were at the US capital to witness the 58th Presidential Inauguration, with the theme “Uniquely American.” …

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Press Releases

Secretary of Health Ubial addresses “Philippines 2016: Confronting the Drug Problem” Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On December 12, Secretary of the Philippine Department of Health Paulyn B. Rosell-Ubial, M.D. addressed speakers and participants of the “Philippines 2016: Confronting the Drug Problem” Forum at Johns Hopkins SAIS. 

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Philippine Star’s Roberto Romulo praised Henry Howard for his contribution to the U.S. and the Philippines

In his Filipino Worldview column of December 9, Roberto R. Romulo wrote about the US-Philippines Society Henry B. Howard as “American friend and philanthropist.”  “I met Henry Howard several times in Washington, D.C. during Ambassador Joey Cuisia’s dinners. Everybody seemed to know him. He wasn’t in government and yet during my conversations …

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US News

President-Elect Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech

New York November 9, 2016 Thank you. Thank you very much, everyone. I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us — it’s about us — on our victory, and I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign. I mean, she — she fought …

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Hillary Clinton’s Remarks on the Election of Donald Trump to Presidency

New York November 09, 2016 Last night, I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country. I hope that he will be a successful president for all Americans. This is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for, and I’m sorry …

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President Obama’s Remarks on the Election of Donald Trump to the Presidency

Statement by the President The White House November 09, 2016 THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Yesterday, before votes were tallied, I shot a video that some of you may have seen in which I said to the American people:  Regardless of which side you were on in the election, regardless …

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Hank Hendrickson on Bloomberg TV: 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a live broadcast interview on 8 November by Roby Alampay of Bloomberg TV Philippines that reached influential audience in the Philippines, Executive Director Hank Hendrickson stressed the importance of the 4 million Filipino Americans, a growing constituency, in the 2016 US Election, and the group’s support …

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H.E. Sung Kim Became the New U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the November 3 swearing-in ceremony of Ambassador Sung Kim, Secretary John Kerry reiterated the U.S. commitment to the Philippines, stating “the United States continues to place a high value on the close ties that exist between our countries. We continue to recognize our ironclad commitment to …

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