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Remarks at the Launch of Nieva’s Book “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor” By Hendrickson

Hank Hendrickson Executive Director of the US-Philippines Society Embassy of the Philippines in Washington D.C. May 18, 2017 Thanks Sonny, Pepi and Ronie. And, thanks to CDA Patrick and his talented staff. Always a pleasure for the US-Philippines Society to work with the Embassy. We have learned a lot this …

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In Memoriam: Ambassador Richard H. Solomon

The US-Philippines Society joins Ambassador Solomon’s many friends and colleagues in the United States and the Philippines who remember his leading role on Asia-Pacific affairs, his work in strengthening ties with the Philippines, including his personal contribution toward progress on peace and order, good governance, and economic and strategic cooperation. …

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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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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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In Memoriam Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan (October 19, 1923 – August 17, 2016)

With condolences, the US-Philippines Society shares the news of the passing of Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan, at 92, the legendary coach of Philippine basketball. Having led his players to 52 championships, he earned the titles “The Maestro” and “Winningest Coach.” Coach Baby Dalupan’s place in Philippine basketball history and lore will …

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Statement by Senators McCain and Sulivan on South China Sea Arbitration Award

Jul 12 2016, Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), released the following statement on the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s award in the case of Philippines v. China concerning the South China Sea: “We welcome today’s award by …

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