Past EventsTrade & Investment

Philippines: East Asia’s Fastest Growing Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On 6 October, at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a group of financial experts discussed the outlook for the Philippine economy. The Keynote Speaker, Finance Secretary of the Philippines Carlos G. Dominguez III, delivered address entitled “Inclusive Growth under the Rule of Law.” Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, together …

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Trade & Investment

Business Mission and Board of Directors Meeting 2016

PHILIPPINES – On June 22-24, the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors convened in Manila and Davao for a board meeting program and business mission. The three-day program was highlighted by a call on former President Aquino and a meeting with President Duterte and key members of his administration. On June …

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Trade & Investment

Philippines Business and Investment Forum: Multi-Dimensional Approach to Growth

Philippines Business and Investment Forum Highlights Achievements of Aquino Administration and Reassures Investors of Political Stability and Growth Prospects in Key Sectors New York City – At the March 3 Philippines Business and Investment Forum held in the Sheraton New York Times Square, over 290 attendees listened as panelists presented …

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PBIF: Ambassador Cuisia Calls to Invest in the Filipino People

NEW YORK – The US-Philippines Society co-sponsored a March 3 Philippine Investment Forum at the Sheraton New York Times Square. The forum highlighted the Aquino administration’s achievements in good governance, competitiveness, inclusive growth, and reassured investors of policy continuity and growth prospects in key sectors, including infrastructure, IT-business process management, …

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Silicon Valley Immersion For Young Filipino Innovators

The Inaugural Excelr8 Program SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On February 15-19, Philippine delegation of fifteen #BeTheBoss winners and finalists and PLDT Smart SME Managers attended a week-long Excelr8 Program, Feb 15-19, in Silicon Valley, home to the world’s leading software and technology corporations.  The program, an initiative by Chairman M. V. …

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2015 Year End Review by Ambassador Cuisia

PHILIPPINES TO END 2015 ON A HIGH NOTE – AMBASSADOR CUISIA TELLS WASHINGTON STAKEHOLDERS WASHINGTON, D.C.- “Today, we look back on an eventful year and the great strides taken by the Philippines on the firm belief that good governance is good economics. The Philippine economy is in excellent shape, and the …

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2015 Philippines in Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a December 10, 2015 year-end presentation at the Philippine Embassy, featured speaker Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. described to a capacity audience how strong macroeconomic fundamentals, prudent fiscal management and good governance policies have propelled the Philippines as the most improved business destination in 2015.  Citing …

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Silicon Valley Exchange

Agreement to Support Technology Entrepreneurship WASHINGTON, D.C.- On November 6,  2015, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., the US-Philippines Society (US-PHS), and the Science and Technology Advisory Council – Silicon Valley (STAC-SV) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that institutionalizes the linkage between the two organizations in supporting technology-enabled entrepreneurship. …

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APEC 2015 Symposium Highlights Progress in Building Inclusive Economies and Sustainable Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On October 30, as President Obama prepares to meet with Asia-Pacific leaders in Manila for the annual APEC Summit, November 18-19, representatives from the Philippines and the United States gathered in Washington, DC to discuss this year’s goals and priorities. “APEC Philippines 2015,” a symposium held at the …

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APEC 2015 Symposium: Senior APEC Officials Focus Discussions on Priorities and Goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leading to the 23rd APEC Economic Leader’s Meeting, the US-Philippines Society sponsored a symposium,  “APEC 2015 Philippines” on October 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  Aimed to reach an influential Washington audience about the latest developments on Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), speakers identified new and …

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