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Lansdale Biography Details Effective Cooperation in Responding to Post-WWII Philippine Insurgency

Washington, D.C. – At an October 3 book presentation, “A Quiet American: Edward Lansdale in the Philippines and Vietnam,” best-selling author and foreign policy analyst Max Boot gave an overview of the career and personal life of Edward Lansdale, a famed operative who pioneered a “hearts and minds” approach to …

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“Bamboo Whispers” Promotes Philippine Mangyan Tradition to DC Audience

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society, Sentro Rizal Washington DC and Mangyan Heritage Center jointly hosted the event, “Bamboo Whispers: A Peek into the Filipino Soul” featuring the first overseas launch of the book entitled, “Bamboo Whispers, Poetry of the Mangyan”, at the Philippine Embassy Chancery Annex on September 19, …

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October 3: A Quiet American: Edward Lansdale in the Philippines and Vietnam

You are invited to a Roundtable Discussion with Max Boot Best-Selling Author of The Road Not Taken OCTOBER 3, 2018, Wednesday 12:00 NOON – 2:00 PM   Executive Conference Room, 7th Floor Intercultural Center  (ICC 700) Georgetown University 3700 O Street, NW Washington, DC 20057 To register, please click on …

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Help Preserve the Art of Mangyan Scripts – A Philippine National Cultural Treasure

Mangyan refers to an indigenous Philippine ethnic group living on Mindoro Island since the 10th century A.D. Among the most remarkable aspects of their rich culture is the writing system known as “Mangyan Scripts” that remains in use by the Hanunuo and Buhid Mangyan in southeastern Mindoro. The Scripts are …

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Diplomatic Outreach Beyond the Beltway

Frederick, Maryland – Philippine Ambassador Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez, in partnership with the US-Philippines Society, made a working visit to Frederick, MD, where he met with the mayor and community leaders, and explored business and cultural exchange opportunities, August 1. Centerpiece of his “diplomatic outreach” mission was a speech at …

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Wash SyCip Remembrance Remarks by Ambassador John D. Negroponte

Wash SyCip Remembrance Remarks by Amb John D. Negroponte US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Philippine Embassy, June 26, 2018 Ambassador Romualdez, George SyCip, friends and colleagues.  I am privileged to join you this evening to celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Washington SyCip. In my capacity as a former ambassador to …

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Washington SyCip Remembrance: Remarks on the links between Mr. SyCip and the metro DC area

Program in Honor of Mr. Washington SyCip Erwin R. Tiongson June 26, 2018 It is an honor to be here with the US-Philippines Society, the Philippine Embassy – all of you – to celebrate the life of an extraordinary individual. I had the privilege of meeting Mr. SyCip some years …

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