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June 15: Challenges to Peace and Development Following Organized Urban Terrorist Violence in Marawi

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At a June 15 forum, “Mindanao Update in the Aftermath of Marawi: Political, Security and Development,” the Asia Foundation’s new country representative for the Philippines Sam Chittick provided insights into the ongoing battle in Marawi City. The roundtable presentation, organized by the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the …

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Jones Bridge Paintings Presented For Centennial Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two paintings of the William A. Jones Memorial Bridge in Manila were presented to the Richmond County Museum and the family of Congressman William Atkinson Jones in Warsaw, Virginia on 12 May 2017, as part of the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 1916 Philippine Autonomy …

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Philippine Cuisine a Hit at 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Food critics and Washingtonians were introduced to Philippine binalot at Embassy Chef Challenge 2017, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 2017. Chef Red Garcia, owner and executive chef of Kalye DC, represented the Philippine Embassy, last year’s People’s …

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West Coast Tribute to Legendary Maestro of Philippine Basketball

At the May 26 Los Angeles Tribute to Coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan, US-Philippines Society President Ambassador Maisto described that “reading the biography of Coach Dalupan was seeing memorable descriptions of what the Philippines was living through its basketball culture and also the changes of what was going on in the …

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Filipino Veterans Honored at The Washington DC Book Launch of Nieva’s “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Veterans, World War II enthusiasts, representatives from the US government, private sector, academe, US-Philippines Society, Embassy, and the Filipino American community gathered in Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy, located on the corner of Bataan Street and Massachusetts Avenue, on 18 May 2017 to participate in the launch …

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United States and Philippines: An Enduring Friendship

United States & Philippines, An Enduring Friendship, is a chronicle of historical events spanning over a century of intertwined historical ties. To flip the pages of the book available online, click the link: Our gratitude to US-Philippines Society Director Dennis Wright for producing the book and film.   The book was presented …

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Make a Donation and Receive a Special Edition Book

Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor by Antonio A. Nieva In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the battles of Bataan and Corregidor the US-Philippines Society and the family of the late Antonio Nieva invite your attention to this opportunity to make a donation in support of efforts to …

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Meeting with Acting Foreign Secretary Manalo

Led by US-Philippines Society President Ambassador John F. Maisto and Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard, Society directors met with Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo on May 3 to discuss US-Philippines interests and the Philippines’ hosting of the US-ASEAN Summit meeting in November which President Trump has committed to …

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Justice and Bar Council Briefing

On April 27, the US-Philippines Society hosted a meeting with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and members of the Justice and Bar Council. Among the topics discussed was the recently signed four-year US-Philippines Child Protection Compact Partnership aimed to deter child trafficking and exploitation through prosecution and conviction of offenders …

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BSP Governor Tetangco’s Prudent Policy for a Strong Philippine Economy

At a Public Lecture at the Philippine Embassy on April 18, Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. presented a positive global outlook and assured investors of sustainable robust economic growth for the Philippines in 2017-2018. The Governor cited World Bank projections of a rebound in advanced economies (U.S., Japan, U.K.) …