Regional SecurityTrade & Investment

High-level Philippine Delegation in Washington DC

“Great to see the completion of the acquisition of Hanjin shipyard in Subic Bay by a U.S.-based firm. An important example of U.S.-Philippine public-private partnership.”
-Assistant Secretary of Defense Ely Ratner

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

May 5 Online Forum: What the May Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Forum (Stimson Center) and US-Philippines Society present: Winner(s) Take All?  What the May 9th Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia Thursday, May 5, 0900 EDT (2100 PHST) REGISTER HERE Zoom details to be provided On May 9th Philippine voters will choose a …

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

Strategy of Denial: A Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific Region

In presenting his new book, Strategy of Denial, to Philippine audiences in a March 10 “virtual discussion,” author Elbridge Colby outlined his call for U.S. policy planners to adopt a more sharply focused strategic framework for dealing with a resurgent China. Colby reminded participants that the post-Cold War unipolar global …

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Latest NewsStatementsStrategic and PoliticalWeekly Series

USPHS welcomes White House Ambassadorial Nomination Announcement

White House Announces Ambassadorial Nomination MaryKay Carlson Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of the Philippines MaryKay Loss Carlson, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, …

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Disaster Relief

Broad-based Partnerships to Combat Climate Change in the Philippines

Washington DC – The US-Philippines Society co-hosted a February 2 virtual forum featuring expert panelists USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Craig Hart, National Resilience Council President Ma. Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation President Rene Meily. Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez gave introductory remarks. Panelists …

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Disaster ReliefPast Events

Feb 2: Climate Change in the Philippines

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 9:00 am – 10:15 am (ET) Washington DC 10:00 pm – 11:15 pm (PHT) Philippines Climate Change in the Philippines a Virtual Forum via Zoom Climate change effects are felt locally in the Philippines, regionally in Southeast Asia, and, of course, globally. These effects are not …

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StatementsTrade & Investment

Strategic and Business Value of Strong PH-US Economic Ties

Strategic and Business Value of Strong PH-US Economic Ties Remarks by Hank Hendrickson US-Philippines Society Executive Director A Virtual Forum: PEZA Global Business Forum featuring the USA January 17, 2022 (ET) The US-Philippines Society welcomes opportunities to spotlight “win-win” developments in the Philippine-American relationship. For those who may not be …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

17 Jan 2022: Doing Business with PEZA

Global Biz with PEZA Featuring the U.S.A. 17 January 2022, Monday 8 PM (ET) 18 January 2022, Tuesday 9 AM (PH time) PEZA Offers Unique Opportunities for American Business and Investment The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is a government agency uniquely tasked to extend assistance, register, grant incentives to …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Families in Leyte welcome Relief Food Packs

Thanks for your Support! Families in Pastrana Leyte welcome Christmas Food Packs A day before Christmas, families in one community in Leyte were recipients of relief food packs. When typhoon Odette made landfall in the Visayas region on December 16, the community spent two days in the evacuation center. Electricity …

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Disaster Relief

Appeal for Donations to Assist Communities Affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

HOW YOU CAN ASSIST TYPHOON RECOVERY We ask that you consider making a donation in support of relief operations by local partner organizations through the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, Philippines’ leading private sector coordinator for disaster relief, in regions affected by typhoon Odette/Rai. As you have seen in news reports, …

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