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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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New leaders blur US, PH trade pact

By Irma Isip February 22, 2017 The US-Philippines Society said yesterday that as a sign of stronger relations, a free trade agreement (FTA) between the United States and the Philippines is possible but largely uncertain due to the change in leadership in both countries. What is being considered is an …

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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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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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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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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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