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US-Philippines Society Congratulates Ambassador Sung Kim on Appointment in the Philippines

WASHINGTON D.C. – US-Philippines Society President Amb (ret) John F. Maisto congratulated Sung Kim on his appointment as the next American ambassador to the Philippines following his November 3 Swearing-in ceremony at the Department of State by Secretary John Kerry. Amb Kim was gratified by the large turnout that included …

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U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines Sung Kim’s address at his Swearing-In Ceremony

Remarks Sung Kim U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines  Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC November 3, 2016 AMBASSADOR KIM: Mr. Secretary, it is such a great honor and privilege to stand here with you this morning. I’m deeply grateful to you and President Obama for this amazing opportunity …

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Secretary Kerry addresses US-Philippines Relations during the Swearing-In Ceremony of U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC November 3, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, mabuhay. AUDIENCE: Mabuhay. SECRETARY KERRY: I’m happy really happy to welcome everybody. What a crowd. This is amazing. Are you running for office? (Laughter.) AMBASSADOR KIM: Next job. SECRETARY KERRY: …

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Join the US-Philippines Society. Become a Member. Your Support Matters

The US-Philippines Society is a non-profit, independent and non-partisan organization that relies on support from donors and active members to carry out programs that highlight today’s Philippines and promote strong ties between the United States and the Philippines. Your support enables us to sustain programs on governance, business, education, security …

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Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel’s Remarks as Delivered at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs

Manila, Philippines October 24, 2016 Good morning everyone. Thank you for the warm welcome. My colleague from the Department of Defense, Kelly Magsamen, and I just had a constructive meeting with the Foreign Secretary, following up on a phone conversation he held earlier this morning with Secretary Kerry which was …

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Opportunity to Support A Historical Artifact

Handmade Children’s Map of the United States with National Historical Scenes, 1941 The MacArthur Memorial, in partnership with the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation, is seeking funding to stabilize and preserve this priceless artifact for future generations. You Can Help by Sending Donations* to: The General Douglas MacArthur Foundation 1 MacArthur Square …

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Philippine News

There Goes an Institution

Reprint from the Philippine Daily Inquirer17 Sep 2016 By Joan Orendain Contributor THE LITTLE folks’ chief was not a little man. James Turner, who stood 5’8”, the Hobbit House guru-owner and a Philippine institution since 1973, has departed, leaving his “little people,” as he called them, totally bereft. A Notre …

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Philippine Economy Sustains Growth Momentum into First Half of 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On September 13, 2016, Philippine Embassy in DC’s Charge d’Affaires Patrick Chuasoto provided a comprehensive mid-year review of the Philippine economy at a briefing held at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. The event drew representatives of American companies, US government officials, diplomats, academics and  members of the US-Philippines …

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STEM Fellowship Opportunity- APPLY NOW!

Apply now to the 2017     S.T.E.M. Graduate Fellowship APAICS is proud to announce the American Petroleum Institute (API) S.T.E.M. Graduate Fellowship for individuals interested in pursuing a career in public policy with a background in energy, engineering and mechanical sciences. The APAICS Congressional Fellowship program offers full-time legislative and …

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Remembering the Centennial of the Jones Law that Paved the Way for Philippine Independence

WASHINGTON, DC – On August 30, 2016, the US-Philippines Society in cooperation with the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, DC, recreated a special evening from a hundred years ago that celebrated the passage of the Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916. The Act, commonly referred to as the “Jones Law” after Congressman …

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