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Special Viewing of “Doctrina Christiana” First Printed Manuscript in the Philippines Held at the Library of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.-  A special viewing and lecture on the Doctrina Christiana in Spanish and Tagalog, a rare manuscript and an important part of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection of the United States Library of Congress (LOC), took place at the Whittall Pavilion in Washington, D.C. co-organized by the Philippine Embassy, …

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75th Anniversary of Gen MacArthur’s Leyte Landing

Norfolk, VA.- On Sunday, Oct 20, 2019, the MacArthur Memorial hosted a commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the historic Leyte Landing which led to the liberation of the Philippines in World War II. Guest speakers including Director Christopher Kolakowski, Consul General Renato Pedro Villa, Executive Director Hank Hendrickson and …

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Leyte Landing 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Remarks by Hank Hendrickson Executive Director, US-Philippines Society Norfolk, VA October 20, 2019 Always an honor to come to the MacArthur Memorial, to visit with friends among the Fil-Am community in Southeastern Virginia, and partner with Consul General Rene Villa of the Philippine Embassy. We are here to commemorate the …

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Author Margaret Sullivan’s Remarkable Journey in Indonesia and the Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Reflecting on life after six diplomatic assignments spanning three decades, author Margaret Sullivan shared the unique perspective of an American Foreign Service family, beginning at a time when the United States was expanding diplomatic relationships with emerging democracies. The October 23 book discussion of Sullivan’s book “Fragments from a Mobile …

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Nov 15-26: LIWANAG Exhibition in Washington DC

The US-Philippines Society invites you to an Exhibition by award winning Filipina artist Maria Mari Murga and Mindanao Craftmakers Sentro Rizal Washington D.C. presents LIWANAG A journey through the Philippines way of life Opening Reception Friday, 15 November 2019 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts …

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Forum with BSP Governor Diokno Highlights Philippine Economy’s Resilience

WASHINGTON, D.C.- “The Philippines has come a long way but it is now recognized globally as among the fastest growing and most resilient economies in the world. Its future prospects are bright. However, the transformation was a product of a long list of structural reforms. It did not happen overnight,” …

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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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