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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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The Philippine Madrigal Singers in Concert to Support Victims of Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On September 21, over four hundred parishioners and guests gathered in the historic Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle to attend a Eucharistic mass celebrating the patronal feast day of St. Matthew the Apostle and a benefit concert in support of recovery efforts in Houston, Texas. The church, …

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Philippine Cuisine a Hit at 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Food critics and Washingtonians were introduced to Philippine binalot at Embassy Chef Challenge 2017, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 2017. Chef Red Garcia, owner and executive chef of Kalye DC, represented the Philippine Embassy, last year’s People’s …

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West Coast Tribute to Legendary Maestro of Philippine Basketball

At the May 26 Los Angeles Tribute to Coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan, US-Philippines Society President Ambassador Maisto described that “reading the biography of Coach Dalupan was seeing memorable descriptions of what the Philippines was living through its basketball culture and also the changes of what was going on in the …

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Filipino Veterans Honored at The Washington DC Book Launch of Nieva’s “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Veterans, World War II enthusiasts, representatives from the US government, private sector, academe, US-Philippines Society, Embassy, and the Filipino American community gathered in Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy, located on the corner of Bataan Street and Massachusetts Avenue, on 18 May 2017 to participate in the launch …

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United States and Philippines: An Enduring Friendship

United States & Philippines, An Enduring Friendship, is a chronicle of historical events spanning over a century of intertwined historical ties. To flip the pages of the book available online, click the link: Our gratitude to US-Philippines Society Director Dennis Wright for producing the book and film.   The book was presented …

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Make a Donation and Receive a Special Edition Book

Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor by Antonio A. Nieva In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the battles of Bataan and Corregidor the US-Philippines Society and the family of the late Antonio Nieva invite your attention to this opportunity to make a donation in support of efforts to …

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The Duterte Administration: Governance and Management Style

On April 19, journalist and best-selling author Marites D. Vitug gave an insightful presentation on Duterte’s presidential style. At a round table discussion held by the US-Philippines Society in cooperation with the JHU SAIS Southeast Asia Studies Program, Marites Vitug discussed the inner workings of his cabinet and the role of …

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Philippine Cuisine in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In collaboration with Rita M. Cacas Foundation, Inc. and the Philippine Embassy, the US-Philippines Society celebrated Filipino-American History Month and Archives Month, with a symposium entitled “Philippine American Food Experiences in Washington, D.C. – Yesterday and Today,” at the Philippine Embassy on October 27, 2016. The event sought …

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‘Culture Couture Change’ Fundraising Gala: Celebrating Philippine Design and Cuisine

NEW YORK – The US-Philippines Society and the Philippine Business Chamber of New York sponsored a fashion show and the book launching of “Philippine Faces and Places” by Phil Dizon. The black-tie event, COUTURE CULTURE CHANGE, was held at the Grand Hyatt New York Empire Ballroom on 1 October 2016. …

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