Community and Sectoral OutreachCultural and EducationalEventsPast Events

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachCultural and Educational

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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Disaster ReliefPhilippine News

Filipino Worldview – By Roberto R. Romulo: Huge step towards disaster resilience

The Philippine Star August 3, 2018 President Duterte’s earnest call for Congress to pass a law creating a Department of Disaster Resilience during his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) is hopefully the start of a serious effort to address our country’s inadequate disaster management capabilities. The President had …

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China’s Infrastructure Investments in the Philippines

Washington, D.C. – PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins University Alvin A. Camba was the featured speaker at a July 26 presentation, “China’s Belt-Road and Philippine ‘Build Build Build!’ Infrastructure Priorities,” held at the Stimson Center, Washington DC. Camba examined the recent record of Chinese foreign investment in Philippine infrastructure. Of the 30-35 …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachCultural and EducationalFeature story - Wash SyCipProgramsTrade & Investment

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachCultural and EducationalEventsFeature story - Wash SyCipTrade & Investment

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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