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Filipino American Ambassador Richard Buangan Sworn-in as U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia

Richard Lee Buangan, of California, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia. He was nominated by President Joseph Biden on April 15, 2022 and confirmed by the Senate on August 8. Ambassador Buangan previously served …

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Join the US-Philippines Society

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today and Make a Difference! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines. As we all look ahead toward …

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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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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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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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President Joseph Biden: Inauguration Speech

January 20, 2021 U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Inauguration Speech of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Chief Justice Roberts, Vice-President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice-President Pence. My distinguished guests, my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope, of renewal …

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Your Support Matters

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines, supporting strong people-to-people ties, promoting Philippine culture and the arts, highlighting …

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Join or Renew your Membership

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines, supporting strong people-to-people ties, promoting Philippine culture and the arts, highlighting …

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NYC Mayor de Blasio Message: Filipino American History Month of October

October is Filipino American History Month! In a video message, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about what the Filipino American community means to New York City and the United States. Maraming salamat to all Filipino-Americans. Courtesy of the NYC Mayor’s Office.

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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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