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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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Remarks by Ambassador John Negroponte delivered at the U.S.-China Dialogue on the South China Sea

Remarks by Ambassador John Negroponte delivered at the U.S.-China Dialogue on the South China Sea Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C. July 5, 2016 Good Morning:  I would like to thank the conference co-hosts, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University …

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US-Philippines Society Co-Chairman Ambassador John D. Negroponte’s Speech  at the Manila Business Forum

Co-Chairman of the US-Philippines Society Ambassador John D. Negroponte Delivered a Speech at the Manila Business Forum June 23, 2016 Manila, Philippines Thank you Ambassador Romulo for that kind introduction.  I am delighted to be back in Manila with the US-Philippines Society. Let me express my appreciation to the Carlos P. Romulo …

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President-elect Duterte Shared His Policy Priorities with US-Philippines Society Directors 

On June 24, 2016, Leaders of the US-Philippines Society met with President-elect Duterte in Davao to share views on the Society’s role in reaching American opinion-makers about new developments in the Philippines and learning more about policy directions under the incoming Duterte administration. The two-hour meeting included discussion of internal …

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Disaster ReliefPress Releases

Haiyan Benefit Concert in DC a Huge Success

WASHINGTON, D.C.-“After The Storm”-the star-studded benefit concert gala for the Philippines held at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 15, was a huge success drawing a diverse crowd and calling attention to the post-Typhoon Haiyan recovery and rehabilitation efforts. Young and old, …

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Past EventsPress Releases

US-Philippines Society Launch and Sen. Lugar Awarding

With the opening of its offices in Washington, D.C. on May 1, 2012, the US-Philippines Society realized the vision of its founders to create a new and timely mechanism for elevating the Philippines’ profile in the United States. The Society’s mission is to build on the rich and longstanding historical …

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