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Passing of Fidel V. Ramos, 12th President of the Philippines

In Memoriam Fidel Valdez Ramos March 18, 1928 – July 31, 2022 The US-Philippines Society joins the Philippines, Filipino-Americans here and abroad in mourning the passing of former President Fidel V. Ramos. Our sincere condolences to his wife, Amelita, their children and family members. STATEMENT OF CO-CHAIR JOHN D. NEGROPONTE …

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Bloomberg Interview: Amb John Negroponte on the Philippine Presidential Election

An excerpt of an interview of John Negroponte, former US Ambassador to the United Nations and the former director of national intelligence, where he talks about the Philippine presidential election. He is also former Ambassador to the Philippines and Co-Chair of the US-Philippines Society. He was on “Balance of Power” …

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Official Reception honoring the 9th U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue

Congratulations to a successful 9th U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue held November 15-16, in Washington D.C. Following conclusion of the two-day talks, the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the Philippine Embassy hosted a reception attended by senior U.S. and Philippines delegates. US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Ambassador John D. Negroponte welcomed guests, citing …

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Message from President John F. Maisto: 75th Anniversary of US-PH Diplomatic Ties

In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America Ambassador John F. Maisto As President of the US-Philippines Society and former diplomat who served in the Philippines, it is a distinct honor to participate in …

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US-Philippines Society Program Preview 2019

Media/Public Release 14 February 2019 Manila, Philippines US-Philippines Society Co-Chair Manuel V. Pangilinan will host a Board of Directors Meeting and Business Mission in Manila, February 17-20. Leading the high-level U.S. delegation will be Co-Chair John Negroponte, former ambassador to the Philippines and Deputy Secretary of State. Joining Negroponte are …

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An Opinion Essay: The Significance of the Return of the Balangiga Bells with regard to US-Philippines Relations

February 3, 2019 An Opinion Essay by Ambassador John D. Negroponte Co-chair, US-Philippines Society Washington, D.C. A foreign affairs retrospective on the past year would do well to include an event that merits special recognition – an overdue gesture that quietly ended more than a century of rancor between the …

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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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Washington SyCip: Reflections on his Life and Legacy

Washington, D.C. –  The US-Philippines Society honored the late Washington Z. SyCip with a celebration of his remarkable life and legacy on June 26 at the Philippine Embassy’s renovated “Old Chancery” building in Washington, D.C. Mr. SyCip helped found the Society and served as an honorary chair. He would have …

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June 26: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Washington Z. Sycip

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 In celebration of the remarkable life of Washington Z. SyCip (1921-2017), we cordially invite you to an evening of remembrance and reflection on June 26 at the Philippine Chancery Annex, …

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