Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Covid-19 Response in the Philippines

May 1, 2020 An Update by Ambassador Roberto R. Romulo We are pleased to share the following excerpts from Ambassador Romulo’s recent column citing new Philippine government metrics for addressing the Coronavirus crisis, legal and administrative issues, and support from the U.S. government and private sector. Filipino WorldView from The …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: The Early Philippine Suffrage Movement in Washington

May 4, 2020 Featured Contributor Co-Director Philippines on the Potomac Project (POPDC) Last June, the Library of Congress launched its yearlong exhibit, “Shall Not be Denied,” which celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment. It documents the long fight of American women to gain the right to vote. Among the highlights …

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Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Global Heroes

April 24, 2020 Featured Author Chairman of the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development Founding Director of the US-Philippines Society His article appeared in the Philippine Star April 24 and is shared with the Society’s online readership, with the author’s permission. We call our overseas workers modern day …

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Trade & InvestmentWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Metro-Clark – The Philippines Hottest Growth Area

April 2020 Featured Contributor Founder and former President and CEO of Peregrine Development International Retired U.S. Navy Captain Founding Director of the US-Philippines Society The U.S. Air Force abandoned the Clark Air Base in 1991. It was America’s largest military installation outside the continental United States. It was a modern American oasis …

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Weekly Issues: Reflection on Christian Spirituality in a Pandemic

April 7, 2020 As the COVID 19 continues to infect and cause death in 151 countries, some of us may be tempted to wonder why this is happening. We turn to God for His protection but also to ask WHY. Why did He allow the pandemic to happen and why …

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Weekly Issues: Philippine Government Anti-COVID-19 Initiatives

March 30, 2020 Featured Contributor Public Diplomacy Section Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. BAYANIHAN TO HEAL AS ONE ACT On 24 March 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, which declares the existence of a …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II: A Perspective

March 25, 2020 Featured contributor Dr. Juan M. Montero II Question 1: Let’s start with a general question about what Americans and Filipinos of today’s generation should remember about World War II. Today’s generation of Americans and Filipinos should never forget the unfathomable and in many cases the ultimate sacrifice …

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Weekly Issues: The Role of Women in the Philippines

The Philippines is among the few countries in the world with a specific constitutional provision for women

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