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October 23: Book Discussion of “Fragments From a Mobile Life” by Margaret Sullivan

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Venue: US-INDONESIA SOCIETY OFFICE 1625 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 550 Washington, DC 20036 REGISTER Join us as author Margaret Sullivan discusses her book Fragments From a Mobile Life focusing on her rich and memorable experiences in Indonesia and the Philippines during …

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Oct 22: Observing the 75th Anniversary of Gen MacArthur Landing in Leyte from a Filipino Perspective

October is Filipino American History Month and Archives Month ISTORYA DC 2019 SYMPOSIUM Observing the 75th Anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur Landing in Leyte from the Filipino Perspective Tuesday  October 22 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Embassy of the Philippines, Chancery Building 1617 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC The Symposium …

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The Vital Role of Islamic Finance in Mindanao Development

WASHINGTON, D.C.- During a September 26 CSIS roundtable on “Development Opportunities in Muslim Mindanao and Islamic Finance,” Philippine Central Bank (BSP) Managing Director Atty Arifa Ala made a detailed and highly informative presentation on ways Islamic banking can facilitate business growth, especially in sensitive “un-banked” areas of the southern Philippines. …

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23 Sept – 11 Oct 2019: LIWANAG Exhibition in New York

The US-Philippines Society invites you to an Exhibition by award winning Filipina artist Maria Mari Murga and Mindanao Craftmakers Philippine Center New York presents LIWANAG A journey through the Philippines way of life Public Viewing The Philippine Center in New York 556 5th Ave. New York City 10036 23 September-11 …

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The Military Order of the Carabao signs MOA on an Educational Benefit Program for AFP Dependents

Washington, D.C. – On August 13, 2019, the Military Order of the Carabao represented by Captain Charles B. Dixon, USN (ret) and the AFP Educational Benefit System represented by Defense Attaché BGEN Marlo Guloy signed a Memorandum Of Agreement on an Educational Benefit Program that supports educational expenses of dependents …

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FILIPINO WORLDVIEW: Carlos P. Romulo in DFA

FILIPINO WORLDVIEW – Roberto R. Romulo (The Philippine Star) – August 2, 2019 The Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) Archives collection gets a major boost as it receives a collection of documents from the country’s most prolific and widely respected diplomat, politician and nationalist in ceremonies held on July 24 …

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Indigenous Peoples Delegation Perspectives on the Other Mindanao Conflict

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Representing the Mandaya and Manobo Indigenous Peoples (IP) tribes in Mindanao, eight community leaders traveled across various cities in the United States to share their perspectives on a simmering conflict in the southern Philippines between the Communist New People’s Army (NPA) and the government. During their final stop …

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Assistant Secretary Stilwell Press Statement on Strategic Priorities in the Philippines

Manila, July 16, 2019 — I was honored to co-chair the U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue, July 15-16 in Manila.  As a treaty ally, our partnership with the Philippines is critical for realizing our shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, with thriving sovereign nations.  A strong U.S.-Philippines alliance deters …

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Joint Statement From the 8th Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (BSD)

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines on the occasion of the July 15-16, 2019 U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue. ______ The Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America held the Eighth …

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July 25 – The Philippines: A Mid-Term Assessment

INVITATION Thursday July 25, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Butler Room 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036-2103 REGISTER HERE With the newly elected 18th Congress seated this month, Ms. Marites Vitug will provide a review of the May election outcome and shape of …

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