Cultural and EducationalFeature

Enduring US-Philippines Educational Linkages Spanning over a Century

Washington, DC – At a November 9 presentation at Georgetown University, author Kate Baker previewed her forthcoming book, “Bounden Duty: Wars, Schools, and Empire in the Philippines,” centered on colonial-era efforts to establish a public school system in the Philippines. In her presentation, Baker detailed the work of turn-of-the-century American …

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FeatureTrade & Investment

Philippine Economic Outlook and Investment Opportunities

The US-Philippines Society participated in an 14 October 2022  forum jointly organized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Investor Relations Group in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meetings …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Nov 9: US-PH Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites

U.S.-Philippines Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites IN-PERSON EVENT Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:00 PM -4:00 PM EDT Georgetown University McGhee Library 3700 O St NW Washington, DC 20057 A delegation of some 540 American teachers representing major educational institutions including Harvard, Yale, Cornell and Georgetown universities, boarded …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

247th Anniversary of the U.S. Navy: Remarks by Dennis Wright, Capt, U.S. Navy (ret.)

247TH US NAVY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MAKATI ELKS CLUB MAKATI CITY, PHILIPPINES OCTOBER 15, 2022 Remarks by Dennis L. Wright, Capt, U.S. Navy (ret.) Good afternoon. It is a real pleasure for me to be here with you today as we mark the 247th anniversary of the founding of the United …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Philippine Embassy Chef Wins First Place 2022 People’s Choice Award

Washington, DC – Thirty-seven embassy chefs from around the world showcased the unique flavors of their countries in a friendly culinary competition. Representing the Philippine Embassy and Sentro Rizal Washington DC, Chef Erwin “Wing” Villarias prepared Chicken Inasal (roasted chicken) with rice and paired with ube-based drink Majin Ube. The …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Emergency Relief Operations to Assist Zamboanga Fire Victims

Over 264 houses were engulfed by fire affecting 281 families consisting of 1,175 individuals in Barangay Recodo, Zamboanga City on Thursday morning, September 22, 2022 (PH time). Affected families had little to nothing of their personal belongings after the fire ravaged their homes made of light materials to ashes. In …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachUS NewsWeekly Series

Filipino American Ambassador Richard Buangan Sworn-in as U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia

Richard Lee Buangan, of California, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia. He was nominated by President Joseph Biden on April 15, 2022 and confirmed by the Senate on August 8. Ambassador Buangan previously served …

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FeatureStrategic and Political

Senator Imee Marcos Unveils Seven-Point Plan

Washington DC – At a September 26 luncheon program sponsored by the US-Philippines Society and the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Forum, Senator Imee Marcos unveiled a Seven-Point Plan for consideration by Philippine legislative leaders and the new Administration in Manila headed by her brother President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr. Senator …

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FeatureTrade & Investment

On his First Official Visit, President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. Promotes the Philippines and Multi-faceted PH-US Relations

New York City – On behalf of the US-Philippines Society, co-host and former Ambassador to the Philippines Frank G. Wisner (1991-1992) warmly welcomed in New York Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr. and a distinguished delegation representing the Philippine government and major businesses at a September 19 luncheon in his …

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FeatureTrade & Investment

PH President Marcos Jr. to Fast Track Economic Recovery and Inclusive Development with Global Partners

WASHINGTON DC – Reappointed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr as chief envoy to the United States, His Excellency Jose Manuel G. Romualdez was the featured speaker at the September 7 online Southeast Asia Forum co-hosted by the US-Philippines Society and Stimson Center. US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson congratulated Ambassador …

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