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2017 Philippines in Review: Strong Growth, Robust Partnerships, Solid Prospects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel G. Romualdez delivered a comprehensive year-end report on developments during the first full year of the Duterte Administration to a large audience held on 18 December 2017 at the Philippine Embassy’s Romulo Hall, co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society. Ambassador Romualdez’ …

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Joint Statement between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines

The White House Office of the Press Secretary November 13, 2017 U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017, to discuss a broad range of shared interests and priorities. Both leaders praised the enduring United States-Philippines Alliance, built on a …

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ASEAN 2017 Summit Preview as the United States Reaffirms Commitment to Allies and Partners

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At a October 31 forum, “A Preview of U.S. and Philippine Priorities for the 2017 ASEAN and East Asia Summits,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia Patrick Murphy offered insights into the administration’s goals for the upcoming Asean and East Asia Summits as President Trump embarks …

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October 9: Breakfast Roundtable with Ambassador Cuisia

Tour d’horizon of Current Philippine Issues with Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr SAVE THE DATE MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017   Time and Venue: To be announced     Former Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. will present his perspective on recent Philippine political, economic, and security developments. For early registration, please …

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Meeting with Acting Foreign Secretary Manalo

Led by US-Philippines Society President Ambassador John F. Maisto and Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard, Society directors met with Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo on May 3 to discuss US-Philippines interests and the Philippines’ hosting of the US-ASEAN Summit meeting in November which President Trump has committed to …

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BSP Governor Tetangco’s Prudent Policy for a Strong Philippine Economy

At a Public Lecture at the Philippine Embassy on April 18, Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco, Jr. presented a positive global outlook and assured investors of sustainable robust economic growth for the Philippines in 2017-2018. The Governor cited World Bank projections of a rebound in advanced economies (U.S., Japan, U.K.) …

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Manila Business Forum 2017: Investment Opportunities and Economic Agenda

MANILA  – On February 21, US-Philippines Society Directors of the Board took part in the panel discussion with legislative leaders, including Senate President Koko Pimentel, Sen. Grace Poe, and Mindanao Congressman Max Rodriguez, the delegation welcomed assurances that congress would ease restrictions on foreign investment and strengthen a rules-based legal …

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Ambassador Maisto on Trade and Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As discussant at the December 13 Philippine Trade and Economic Officers Planning Meeting, Ambassador John F. Maisto offered his views on future growth prospects in bilateral trade and investment, building on strong business support structures, education, and the Philippine diaspora – features that have attracted over 700 …

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December 2016: Manila Business and Trade Meetings

MANILA – On 1-2 December, Ambassador John D. Negroponte traveled to Manila to promote US-PH ties. At a breakfast meeting, he spoke on US-Philippines business prospects with members of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (see photo). He also met with US-PH Society Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan and …

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