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Open Letter to President Biden on the Need for U.S. Leadership in Global Vaccinations

An Open Letter to President Joseph Biden from US-Philippines Society Honorary Chair Maurice Greenberg, also signed by Co-Chair John Negroponte and President John F. Maisto along with other Top International Policy and Business Lead    

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Recorded Webinar | Philippines May 2022 Elections: Issues and Outlook in the Year Ahead

May 19, 2021, Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (EDT) in Washington DC   What will the upcoming election year in the Philippines look like? Join us as leading independent experts discuss the issues expected to shape the campaign, the political forces at work, the balance between domestic and foreign …

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Recorded Forum | Combating anti-Asian Violence in the U.S. and Beyond

Click play to view the April 28 virtual program on anti-Asian violence. Distinguished panelists Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez, Senator Susan Lee (Maryland-District 16), Smithsonian Institute Interim Director Theodore Gonzalves offered perspectives on the causes of anti-Asian attitudes, a historical context and policy recommendations. The program was a partnership between the …

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Message from President John F. Maisto: 75th Anniversary of US-PH Diplomatic Ties

In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America Ambassador John F. Maisto As President of the US-Philippines Society and former diplomat who served in the Philippines, it is a distinct honor to participate in …

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31 Mar 2021 | National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines

The White House Briefing Room Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines March 31, 2021 National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with National Security Advisor Hermogenes Esperon of the Philippines. …

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23 Mar 2021 | PH DFA Statement on Unauthorized and Lingering Presence of Chinese Fishing Vessels in and around Julian Felipe Reef

Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines Statement on the Unauthorized and Lingering Presence of Chinese Fishing Vessels in and around Julian Felipe Reef March 23, 2021 PASAY CITY – The Philippines demands that China promptly withdraw its fishing vessels and maritime assets in the vicinity and adjacent waters …

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5 Apr 2021 | DFA Deplores Chinese Embassy Response to Secretary of Defense’s Statement

Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines DFA Deplores Chinese Embassy Response to Secretary of Defense’s Statement April 5, 2021 The Department of Foreign Affairs strongly deplores the statement of the Chinese Embassy Spokesperson reacting to the 3 April 2021 statement of Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana …

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Mar 25 | Filipino Pioneers in Washington DC

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM Featured Speaker TINO CALABIA We invite you to a presentation “Filipino Pioneers in DC: Stories from the Calabia Family with Tino Calabia,” part of 2021 Istorya DC, a series on Filipinos in Washington D.C. Florentine Calabia served as submariner …

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A Remembrance: Legacy of First Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Joaquin Elizalde

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Philippine Embassy in the United States, US-Philippines Society, and St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Parish jointly observed on 9 February 2021 the 56th death anniversary of Joaquin Miguel Elizalde, first Philippine Ambassador to the United States (1946-1952). Ambassador Elizalde is buried in the cemetery at St. Joseph. At exactly …

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Feb 18: Wartime Visit to DC by Peter Jamero, Author of “Growing Up Brown”

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM and FACEBOOK Featured Speaker PETER JAMERO Join us as Peter Jamero will provide lessons and insights drawn from chapters in his book “Growing Up Brown, Memoirs of a Filipino-American” with emphasis on his 1945 visit to Washington, D.C. and …

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