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DTI sees US Free Trade Deal gaining traction within two years

The Business World Anna Gabriela A. Mogato February 20, 2018 THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expects considerable progress within one to two years in the Philippines’ bid to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US. Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez told reporters on Tuesday that while …

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A View from Washington FILIPINO WORLDVIEW By Roberto R. Romulo

Manila, Philippines – Despite the rhetoric – and the tweets – Philippine-US relations remain strong and America is open to economic partnerships. That is the message that came out of the recently held annual board of directors meeting of the US-Philippine Society held Feb. 19-20 at the Peninsula Manila. The …

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US-Philippines Society Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission Program Preview

US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Manuel V. Pangilinan will host a Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission in Manila, February 19-20. Leading the U.S. delegation will be Co-Chair John D. Negroponte, former ambassador to the Philippines and Deputy Secretary of State. The Society’s bi-national board includes business, professional and civic leaders …

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US Veterans: Return of Balangiga Bells to Samar is the Right Thing to Do

U.S. Veterans, led by Dennis Wright and Dan McKinnon, are gathering support from US Congressmen to remove a legislative barrier to return Balangiga Bells to the Church in Samar, believing “it’s the right thing to do.”

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U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Reaffirms U.S. Government’s Commitment to Development in Mindanao

DAVAO, March 28, 2017 — According to the press-release published by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, “Ambassador Sung Y. Kim traveled to Davao on March 27. While in Davao, the Ambassador had a friendly, productive meeting with President Duterte. They discussed the extensive ‎bilateral partnership over the years as …

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Cebu Daily News: Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses

Reprint from Inquirer.net  By: PR @cebudailynews 09:28 PM March 17th, 2017 One of the eco-friendly houses that were turned over to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City. PDRF PhotoBuilding homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the …

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Bloomberg TV Philippines Interview with Ambassador Hubbard

PHILIPPINES – In his February 22 interview with Bloomberg TV Philippines, Director of the Board of the U.S.-Philippines Society and former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Thomas Hubbard reaffirmed the importance of Philippine-American ties. On February 20-23, the US-Philippines Society’s Society held a three-day program in the Philippines. The meeting …

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TV News 5: DOH Drug Rehabilitation Center, Taguig, Philippines

  AKSYON | Nangako ang US-Philippines Society at MVP Group of Companies ng tulong sa drug rehab center ng DOH sa Taguig. Ulat ni Hannibal Talete (Video uploaded by Ric Jayson Toring; Manuscript edited by Ralph Hernandez; For any concerns, you may e-mail us at newsfiveeverywhere@gmail.com)

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Dr. Stephen Zuellig remembered

Filipino Worldview by Roberto R. Romulo The Philippine Star February 24, 2017 Last Jan. 26, a memorial was held in honor of Dr. Zuellig. I wrote about him in my column on Jan. 27. I believe it is important to cite how former presidents considered him in the context of …

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The US-Philippines Society: A New Hope

Mark T. Toledo The Standard March 5, 2017 The US–Philippines Society (“US-PS”) came into being in Washington D.C. on May 01, 2012, to “realize the vision of its founders to create a new and timely mechanism for elevating the Philippines’ profile in the United States. It is “a private sector …

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