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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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Community and Sectoral Outreach

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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Community and Sectoral Outreach

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachPrograms

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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Prospects for the Bangsamoro: Halal Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 21, Honorary Aleem Siddiqui Matabalao Guiapal presented a talk on  the Philippines-ASEAN-U.S. initiative in developing the Halal industry in Bangsamoro. He examined the political and economic prospects for the Bangsamoro focusing on the promotion of the Halal industry in the Philippines with other ASEAN member countries …

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Ambassador Cuisia Conferred the Diplomatic Merit of Order of Sikatuna

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the Order of Sikatuna, with the rank of Grand Cross (Datu) to Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. in recognition of the envoy’s exemplary accomplishments in working for the advancement of the country’s national interests in its relations with the United …

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DANDI Awards and Executive Forum

NEW YORK – In support of diversity and inclusive initiatives, US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson joined The DANDI Advisory Council as a judge to identify individuals and organizations for their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Among the winners at the 13 November awards ceremony at …

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