Philippine News

Philippine Government Congratulates President Donald Trump

Washington, D.C.- Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. attended the inauguration of United States President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 20. The two Cabinet officials were at the US capital to witness the 58th Presidential Inauguration, with the theme “Uniquely American.” …

Cultural and Educational

Philippine Cuisine in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In collaboration with Rita M. Cacas Foundation, Inc. and the Philippine Embassy, the US-Philippines Society celebrated Filipino-American History Month and Archives Month, with a symposium entitled “Philippine American Food Experiences in Washington, D.C. – Yesterday and Today,” at the Philippine Embassy on October 27, 2016. The event sought …

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 …

Cultural and EducationalPast Events

A Musical Tribute to Ambassador Cuisia: Five Years of Dynamic Diplomacy

Spearheaded by the US-Philippines Society in collaboration with ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, guests and supporters honored former Ambassador Cuisia  whose term was marked with elevated level of cooperation between US and Philippines  with a musical tribute on 9 June at the …

Past EventsStrategic and Political

Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At the April 28 symposium “Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security” leading officials and analysts from the U.S. and the Philippines reflected on initiatives launched under President Aquino as he concludes his six-year term. Panelists highlighted gains from reforms and offered proposals for sustainable growth, poverty reduction and …