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Appreciating Philippine Culture and the Arts in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society in collaboration with the newly inaugurated Sentro Rizal Washington DC organized a presentation, Philippine Culture and the Arts: Reflections by Virgilio Almario, at the Philippine Embassy’s Carlos P. Romulo Hall, June 11. National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Chair Virgilio Almario joined culture enthusiast Professor Erwin …

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June 11 | Philippine Culture and Arts in Washington DC: Reflections by Virgilio Almario

Monday, June 11, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Venue Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Carlos P. Romulo Hall 1600 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, D. C. 20036 The US-Philippines Society, in cooperation with Sentro Rizal Washington DC, cordially invites you to a conversation with National Artist for Literature …

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Philippine Sisig Garnered Top Awards at DC’s Annual Culinary Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, the Philippine dish prepared by Philippine Embassy’s Chef Abie Sincioco-Mateo was voted by food critics and Washingtonians, as the best among over 24 entries representing participating embassies at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge, held on Thursday, May 17, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade …

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Science, Technology and Innovation in Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience-Building in the Philippines

Washington, D.C. – At a lecture presentation, Dr. Renato Solidum, Undersecretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, presented the national government’s contingency plan that harnesses collaborative, science-based and innovative initiatives to enhance Philippine resilience to disasters. Representatives from USAID, the …

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Mayon Volcano, Philippines. Photo credit: DOST-PHIVOLCS
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May 21: Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Resilience in the Philippines

Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Venue: The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Chancery Annex Building, 2nd floor 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20036 A Lecture Presentation Please click here to RSVP Please join us for a discussion with geologist Dr. Renato U. …

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Secretary Diokno Outlines Philippines Socio-Economic Goals

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The US-Philippines Society and the Asia Foundation hosted a Southeast Asia Lunch Seminar, moderated by Professor William Wise, with Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, April 18 at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace in Washington, D.C. Secretary Diokno shared an upbeat perspective on prospects for real socio-economic progress under the Duterte Administration with …

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Washington Preview of A Tourism and Business “Explore Islands Philippines” Expo in NYC

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The US-Philippines Society and the Philippine Embassy hosted a March 15th preview of Explore Islands Philippines, an Expo at New York City’s iconic Grand Central Station, May 9-12, 2018. The exciting four-day event will introduce New Yorkers and visitors to new business and tourism opportunities in today’s Philippines. …

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Henry Howard Scholarship Program Celebrates 17 years of Supporting Mindanaon Students

Text by Stephen Pedroza Cagayan de Oro, Philippines – In his recent visit to Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, American businessman and philanthropist Henry B Howard graced the celebration of the 17th anniversary of his scholarship program named for his late parents — Henry H. Howard and Gertrude L …

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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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Eisner’s Book Documents Deep Personal Bonds and Shared Risks Between Americans and Filipinos During World War II

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On September 29, academicians, historians, and US-Philippines Society members attended author Peter Eisner’s presentation of his most recent book, “MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II.” The book is based on real-life characters and events during the Japanese-occupation. …

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