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June 26: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Washington Z. Sycip

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 In celebration of the remarkable life of Washington Z. SyCip (1921-2017), we cordially invite you to an evening of remembrance and reflection on June 26 at the Philippine Chancery Annex, …

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June 4: A Forum on Marawi Siege One-Year Later

Monday, June 4, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Venue The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Please join us in a forum to assess the pace of recovery, the political and security environment, and status of displaced persons following the 5-month Marawi siege …

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Senator Loren Legarda Addresses Washington Policy Circle at CSIS Leadership Forum

Washington, D.C. – Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Finance, and Climate Change, was the featured speaker in the CSIS-Pertamina Banyan Tree Leadership Format the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in partnership with the US-Philippines Society, in Washington, D.C. on 20 April 2018. Addressing a …

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Presentation of “Explore Islands Philippines in May 2018”

A Presentation of Exposition on Tourism and Trade at the Grand Central Terminal New York City, May 9-12, 2018 Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT Embassy of the Philippines Chancery Annex, 1617 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036 Attend a presentation to learn more about …

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U.S.-Philippines Joint Cyber Security Working Group Briefing

Makati City, Philippines – A February 20 presentation by the Joint Cyber Security Working Group (JCSWG) represented a new US-Philippines Society initiative this year in cooperation with the American Embassy. The briefing by American and Filipino JCSWG members described a growing cyber threat environment and ways companies can cooperate with …

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Perspectives on the Marawi Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C.- A November 3 Roundtable Seminar on the Marawi Crisis addressed factors leading to initial militant success, cited additional examples of recent ISIS-inspired activities in the southern Philippines, parallels with ISIS operations in the Middle East, and the daunting economic, psycho-social, and security challenges ahead. Aleem Siddiqui Guiapal, Executive …

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Jones Bridge Paintings Presented For Centennial Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two paintings of the William A. Jones Memorial Bridge in Manila were presented to the Richmond County Museum and the family of Congressman William Atkinson Jones in Warsaw, Virginia on 12 May 2017, as part of the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 1916 Philippine Autonomy …

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Drug Rehabilitation: A Public Health Policy

TAGUIG – On February 23, members of the US-Philippines Society delegation toured a Drug Rehabilitation Center in Taguig to better understand public health challenges posed by the Shabu epidemic and to explore ways the Society can assist in areas of education and rehab training. The delegation, led by Ambassadors John F. …

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Maternal and Child Health Assistance

On February 22, Ambassador John F. Maisto signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Zuellig Family Foundation Chair Roberto Romulo and ZFF President Ernesto Garilao to assist maternal and child health programs in Samar. Funding was made possible through donations from US-Philippine Society supporters and sponsors of a Musical Concert in …

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Return of the 400-Year Old Church Bell

WEST POINT CEREMONY MARKS RETURN OF HISTORIC CHURCH BELL TO THE PHILIPPINES WEST POINT, New York – On 29 April 2016, a ceremonial handover of a church bell from the Catholic Chapel of the U.S. Military Academy drew attention as a sign of goodwill between America and the Philippines. Sonny Busa, …

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