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Highlights of President Marcos Jr Administration’s First Year: PH-US Relations

At a July 18 forum held at the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC, Philippine Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez reviewed the first year of the new Marcos administration, focusing on foreign policy, PH-US relations, regional and global issues. President Marcos Jr. laid out his administration’s foreign policy objectives during his first …

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July 18 | Highlights of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s First Year with Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Washington DC and US-Philippines Society Highlights of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s First Year: A Review of the New Administration’s Policy Directions, and Implications for Philippines-U.S. Relations with Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez IN-PERSON EVENT Tuesday, July 18, 2023 4:00 PM …

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125th Anniversary Celebration of Philippine Independence

Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez and White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan led a ceremonial toast to celebrate 125 years of Philippine independence and more than a 100 years of friendship with the United States. In his remarks, Ambassador Romualdez stated that “since the signing of the Mutual Defense treaty …

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Policy Briefing on U.S.-Philippines Relations with Dr. Kurt Campbell

Manila – On January 30, 2023 Ambassador MaryKay Carlson hosted the US-Philippines Society Board to a Policy Briefing at the American Embassy Residence, where directors engaged in a review of the bilateral relationship. Ambassador Carlson was joined by Philippine Ambassador Jose M. Romualdez and Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary …

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2022 Philippines: Year-end Review of U.S.-Philippines Relations

Since his June 30 inauguration, Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. participated in high level bilateral and regional meetings including an address at the United Nations General Assembly and a September 22 meeting with President Biden at UNGA in New York. VP Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines followed, November …

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2022 Philippines: A Year-end Review by Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Washington DC and US-Philippines Society present: Year-end Briefing on the Philippines with His Excellency Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez IN-PERSON EVENT Friday, December 9, 2022 2:30 PM -3:30 PM EDT Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, …

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PH President Marcos Jr. to Fast Track Economic Recovery and Inclusive Development with Global Partners

WASHINGTON DC – Reappointed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr as chief envoy to the United States, His Excellency Jose Manuel G. Romualdez was the featured speaker at the September 7 online Southeast Asia Forum co-hosted by the US-Philippines Society and Stimson Center. US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson congratulated Ambassador …

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Sep 7 | Marcos Administration: An Early Look

A VIRTUAL EVENT Wednesday, September 7, 2022 1100 EDT (2300 PHST) Following an historic electoral win in May, Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and his running mate Vice President Sara Duterte, pledged to promote national unity, address rising energy and food prices, and create jobs. President Marcos’ first appointments, …

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken Assures U.S. Commitment to US-PH Alliance

Meeting of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Secretary Antony Blinken Following his participation in the ASEAN Regional meetings in Cambodia, Aug 2-6, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Manila, August 6, for important meetings with President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo to offer assurance of a deeper …

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Broad-based Partnerships to Combat Climate Change in the Philippines

Washington DC – The US-Philippines Society co-hosted a February 2 virtual forum featuring expert panelists USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Craig Hart, National Resilience Council President Ma. Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation President Rene Meily. Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez gave introductory remarks. Panelists …