Cultural and EducationalFeatureUpcoming Events

June 19: A LIVE Event “Serving Rizal” | Celebrate the 159th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal

Join us as we commemorate the 159th Birth Anniversary of Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal, and celebrating the Third Anniversary of Sentro Rizal Washington DC Friday, June 19, 2020 8:00 – 9:30 pm EDT Featuring FELICE PRUDENTE STA. MARIA Food Historian Author of “The Foods of Jose Rizal” and …

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Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: US-Philippines Exchange Alumni and the COVID-19 Response

May 28, 2020 In addition to direct U.S. Government and American private sector assistance in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, people-to-people ties and more specifically an enduring partnership through alumni networks of exchange programs represents an extraordinary asset for both countries. Bonds have been continuously strengthened and refreshed …

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Weekly Issues: COVID-19 Response and Development Prospects in the Bangsamoro Region

May 27, 2020 Featured Contributor Member, Bangsamoro Transition AuthorityBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Question 1. How has the Coronavirus impacted the BARMM, and how has the autonomous government responded? The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has been greatly affected along with the rest of the Philippines …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachUpcoming EventsWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: The US-Philippines Society’s Partnership with the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Forum

William M. Wise Chair of the Southeast Asia Forum at the Stimson Center The partnership between the US-Philippines Society and the Philippines Roundtable — begun at Johns Hopkins-SAIS more than a decade ago – resumed this year as part of the new Southeast Asia Forum at the Henry L. Stimson …

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Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: U.S. Support for Covid-19 Response in the Philippines

May 22, 2020 The record clearly shows a strong and continuing commitment by the U.S. Government, private sector, and non-profits, including members of the US-Philippines Society, in response to the Coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines. The U.S. Embassy Fact Sheet below provides a useful and timely update detailing the variety and magnitude …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

May 28 | Launch of Virtual Series on History of Filipinos in Washington DC: The Lim Family Stories with Ricardo A. Lim

Please join our inaugural event on May 28th, Thursday 7:30 pm ET on Zoom We are delighted to co-sponsor ISTORYA DC ONLINE, a new and unique online series! At this inaugural event you will learn about the Lim family in Washington, DC from Ricardo A. Lim. His grandparents General Vicente Lim …

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Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Covid-19 Response in the Philippines

May 1, 2020 An Update by Ambassador Roberto R. Romulo We are pleased to share the following excerpts from Ambassador Romulo’s recent column citing new Philippine government metrics for addressing the Coronavirus crisis, legal and administrative issues, and support from the U.S. government and private sector. Filipino WorldView from The …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: The Early Philippine Suffrage Movement in Washington

May 4, 2020 Featured Contributor Co-Director Philippines on the Potomac Project (POPDC) Last June, the Library of Congress launched its yearlong exhibit, “Shall Not be Denied,” which celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment. It documents the long fight of American women to gain the right to vote. Among the highlights …

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Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Global Heroes

April 24, 2020 Featured Author Chairman of the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development Founding Director of the US-Philippines Society His article appeared in the Philippine Star April 24 and is shared with the Society’s online readership, with the author’s permission. We call our overseas workers modern day …

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FeatureTrade & InvestmentWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Metro-Clark – The Philippines Hottest Growth Area

April 2020 Featured Contributor Founder and former President and CEO of Peregrine Development International Retired U.S. Navy Captain Founding Director of the US-Philippines Society The U.S. Air Force abandoned the Clark Air Base in 1991. It was America’s largest military installation outside the continental United States. It was a modern American oasis …

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