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MARAWI UPDATE: The Story Behind the New York Times Story

Under the headline, “For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS,” the New York Times recently described how American and Filipino forces are cooperating on humanitarian assistance to address the continuing needs of evacuees from the devastating five-month Marawi Siege that forced nearly …

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Filipino Worldview: “I shall return”

FILIPINO WORLDVIEW – Roberto R. Romulo (The Philippine Star) – April 5, 2019 On March 19,1942 General MacArthur in Adelaide, Australia stated: The President of the United States ordered me to break through the Japanese lines…for the purpose, as I understand it, of organizing the American offensive against Japan, a primary object …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

April 10: Economic Briefing and Investment Opportunities in the Philippines

Click to Register Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:30 am – 12:00 noon  The Stimson Center 1211 Connecticut Ave NW 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20036 You are invited to a forum featuring Secretary Ernesto Pernia, PhD, on the Philippine economy, a bright spot in the East Asia-Pacific region. This presentation for …

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April 9: Transition to Autonomy in Muslim Mindanao

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Stimson Center 1211 Connecticut Ave, NW, 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20036 Join us for an independent perspective on the transition underway toward new autonomous arrangements in the southern Philippines. Featured speaker David Timberman is a scholar and development practitioner on …

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Contested Spaces: A Renewed Approach to Southeast Asia

March 20, 2019 A Publication of Center for a New American Security By Patrick M. Cronin, Abigail Grace, Daniel Kliman, and Kristine Lee Executive Summary As the competition between the United States and China to shape the course of the 21st century intensifies, Southeast Asia has become a contested space. …

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Third Xavier Ateneo Board of Trustees Speaker Series features American philanthropist ‘with a Filipino heart’ Henry Howard

Text by Stephen Pedroza Photos by Anthony Jacob Karagdag and Caryl Be Trabadillo Xavier Ateneo News March 11, 2019 Henry Boland Howard, described as an American philanthropist “with a Filipino heart,” was the guest of honor at the 3rd Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan Board of Trustees Speaker Series held …

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US-Philippines Society Livelihood, Education and Health Programs for Displaced Communities

Marawi City, Philippines – Following the 2019 Annual Board of Directors Meeting in Manila, the US-Philippines Society delegation led by President Ambassador John F. Maisto and Director Henry B. Howard visited project sites in Marawi City on February 21. At the Lanao del Sur Provincial Capitol, TFBM Field Manager and Housing and …

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President Duterte Welcomes the US-Philippines Society

February 20, 2019 Manila, Philippines Directors of the US-Philippines Society concluded a highly successful five-day business mission to the Philippines on February 20 with a call on President Rodrigo R. Duterte, who welcomed the Society’s bi-national board, led by Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan and Society President Ambassador John F. Maisto. …

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US-Philippines Society Courtesy Call on President Duterte

US-Philippines Society co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan and President Ambassador John F. Maisto led the US-Philippines directors during the Presidential Courtesy Call on February 20, 2019 at the Malacanan Palace, Manila. Click here to view the video clip.

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Ambassador Frank Wisner: “The United States & the Philippines”

Remarks by Ambassador Frank G. Wisner THE UNITED STATES & THE PHILIPPINES PH-US Trade and Investment Forum US-Philippines Society Board Meeting and Business Mission Manila February 18, 2019 It is a pleasure to return to the Philippines, especially under the auspices of the US-Philippines Society and in the company of …

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