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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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31 Mar 2021 | National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines

The White House Briefing Room Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines March 31, 2021 National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines. …

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23 Mar 2021 | PH DFA Statement on Unauthorized and Lingering Presence of Chinese Fishing Vessels in and around Julian Felipe Reef

Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines Statement on the Unauthorized and Lingering Presence of Chinese Fishing Vessels in and around Julian Felipe Reef March 23, 2021 PASAY CITY – The Philippines demands that China promptly withdraw its fishing vessels and maritime assets in the vicinity and adjacent waters …

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5 Apr 2021 | DFA Deplores Chinese Embassy Response to Secretary of Defense’s Statement

Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines DFA Deplores Chinese Embassy Response to Secretary of Defense’s Statement April 5, 2021 The Department of Foreign Affairs strongly deplores the statement of the Chinese Embassy Spokesperson reacting to the 3 April 2021 statement of Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

Mar 25 | Filipino Pioneers in Washington DC

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM Featured Speaker TINO CALABIA We invite you to a presentation “Filipino Pioneers in DC: Stories from the Calabia Family with Tino Calabia,” part of 2021 Istorya DC, a series on Filipinos in Washington D.C. Florentine Calabia served as submariner …

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A Remembrance: Legacy of First Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Joaquin Elizalde

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Philippine Embassy in the United States, US-Philippines Society, and St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Parish jointly observed on 9 February 2021 the 56th death anniversary of Joaquin Miguel Elizalde, first Philippine Ambassador to the United States (1946-1952). Ambassador Elizalde is buried in the cemetery at St. Joseph. At exactly …

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Feb 18: Wartime Visit to DC by Peter Jamero, Author of “Growing Up Brown”

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM and FACEBOOK Featured Speaker PETER JAMERO Join us as Peter Jamero will provide lessons and insights drawn from chapters in his book “Growing Up Brown, Memoirs of a Filipino-American” with emphasis on his 1945 visit to Washington, D.C. and …

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Post-election Analysis: Outcomes and the Biden Administration’s Policy Priorities

At a November 23 post-election virtual roundtable, Washington insider Jonathan Slade presented an in-depth analysis of the U.S. election outcomes, the impact of changing demographics in key states and an update on the electoral college process. He said the electorate voted for divided government, splitting their tickets as the Republicans …

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Open Door in the Philippines: Observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines A Film by Noel “Sonny” Izon Every year, on January 27th, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is celebrated remembering the six million victims of the Holocaust. A year ago (2020), the United Nations marked the occasion with a live event at the UN …

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Barangay Sagonsongan Transitory Shelter Rural Health Center in Marawi

Amid the pandemic, the Barangay Sagonsongan Rural Health Center (RHC) serves the surrounding communities in various ways in support of the City Health Office Health promotion, information, education and communication programs including medical missions on site.  From 2018-2020, the US-Philippines Society in partnership with Project Handclasp Foundation and the Philippine …

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