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US-Philippines Society hosts Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana at CSIS

At the initiative of Director Henry B. Howard, the US-Philippines Society and the CSIS Asia Program hosted a roundtable discussion with Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana on September 9. Participants included White House National Security Council Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific Dr. Kurt Campbell and CSIS President John Hamre. US-Philippines …

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Thanks for your Support! Southern PH Coastal Village Receive Food Packs

Thank you Donors and Members On July 11, 2021, the US-Philippines Society with assistance from Banglapines International and implementing partner organizations in Region IX distributed 150 food packs for the coastal families in Layag-Layag Village, Zamboanga. Each household received a bag of rice, Silver Swan seasoning sauce, sugar, noodles, ketchup, …

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Recorded Forum | Looking South, Looking West: Manila Views Security Threats to the Philippines

June 30, 2021, Wednesday 9:00 am – 10:00 am (EDT) Washington DC The Philippines faces security challenges from within – maintaining peace in Muslim Mindanao and managing armed insurgency by the Communist Party of the Philippines – as well as in the contested waters of the South China Sea where …

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Cultural and EducationalPhilippine News

Resolution 653: PH Senate Thanks U.S. Government For Bells Return

On June 1, 2021, the Philippine Senate adopted RESOLUTION 653 “Expressing the Profound Gratitude of the Senate of the Philippines for the Return by the United States Government of the Balangiga Bells and Recognizing the Efforts of those who facilitated its return.” The resolution was sponsored by Senator Richard J. …

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Past EventsRegional Security

June 30 | Looking South, Looking West: Manila Views Security Threats to the Philippines

June 30, 2021, Wednesday 9:00 am – 10:00 am (EDT) Washington DC Zoom Webinar The Philippines faces security challenges from within – maintaining peace in Muslim Mindanao and managing armed insurgency by the Communist Party of the Philippines – as well as in the contested waters of the South China …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

June 17 | Inspirations and Memories of Pacita Abad’s Colorful DC Palette

Inspirations and Memories of Pacita Abad’s Colorful DC Palette June 17, 2021   Thursday 7:30 PM (EDT)   Join a discussion about Pacita Abad and her time in DC with Linda Yangas and other PALM members. This event is part of the Istorya DC Online series. Filipino-American painter Pacita Abad (1946-2004) …

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Open Letter to President Biden on the Need for U.S. Leadership in Global Vaccinations

An Open Letter to President Joseph Biden from US-Philippines Society Honorary Chair Maurice Greenberg, also signed by Co-Chair John Negroponte and President John F. Maisto along with other Top International Policy and Business Lead    

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Recorded Webinar | Philippines May 2022 Elections: Issues and Outlook in the Year Ahead

May 19, 2021, Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (EDT) in Washington DC   What will the upcoming election year in the Philippines look like? Join us as leading independent experts discuss the issues expected to shape the campaign, the political forces at work, the balance between domestic and foreign …

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Recorded Forum | Combating anti-Asian Violence in the U.S. and Beyond

Click play to view the April 28 virtual program on anti-Asian violence. Distinguished panelists Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez, Senator Susan Lee (Maryland-District 16), Smithsonian Institute Interim Director Theodore Gonzalves offered perspectives on the causes of anti-Asian attitudes, a historical context and policy recommendations. The program was a partnership between the …

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Message from President John F. Maisto: 75th Anniversary of US-PH Diplomatic Ties

In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America Ambassador John F. Maisto As President of the US-Philippines Society and former diplomat who served in the Philippines, it is a distinct honor to participate in …

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