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Congressional Gold Medal presentation to Filipino WW2 veterans planned in October 2017

Congressional Gold Medal presentation to Filipino World War II Veterans is planned in October or November 2017. National Registry of Eligible Filipino Veterans has been created to ensure veterans get recognition. Following the passage in US Congress of the Filipino Veterans of WWII Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015, plans are …

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President-Elect Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech

New York November 9, 2016 Thank you. Thank you very much, everyone. I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us — it’s about us — on our victory, and I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign. I mean, she — she fought …

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Hillary Clinton’s Remarks on the Election of Donald Trump to Presidency

New York November 09, 2016 Last night, I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country. I hope that he will be a successful president for all Americans. This is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for, and I’m sorry …

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President Obama’s Remarks on the Election of Donald Trump to the Presidency

Statement by the President The White House November 09, 2016 THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Yesterday, before votes were tallied, I shot a video that some of you may have seen in which I said to the American people:  Regardless of which side you were on in the election, regardless …

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Hank Hendrickson on Bloomberg TV: 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a live broadcast interview on 8 November by Roby Alampay of Bloomberg TV Philippines that reached influential audience in the Philippines, Executive Director Hank Hendrickson stressed the importance of the 4 million Filipino Americans, a growing constituency, in the 2016 US Election, and the group’s support …

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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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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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The Washington Post Covers the Centennial Anniversary of America’s Commitment to Philippine Independence

Reprint from the Washington Post A century ago, this grand dinner celebrated the Philippines — without Filipino food By Maura Judkis August 29 It was a marvelous dinner. One hundred guests, many of whom were senators or generals. An ornate banquet room in the Willard Hotel and floral arrangements of magnolias, …

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50th Death Anniversary of Capt. Solomon, Jr.

WASHINGTON D.C. – On July 30, U.S. and Philippine groups organized a ceremonial march to the Vietnam Memorial War Wall on the occasion of the 50th Death Anniversary of Capt. Ekwood “Kiko” Solomon, Jr. (11 March 1940 – 27 July 1966), the first American graduate of the Philippine Military Academy. …

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