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Thanks for Supporting our Appeal to Relieve Hunger and Hardship during Ramadan

IN OBSERVANCE OF RAMADHAN, BANGSAMORO FAMILIES WELCOMED IFTAR MEALS AND FOOD PACKS In observance of the Holy Month of Ramadhan, more than five hundred Iftar meals and close to four hundred food packets were delivered to disadvantaged Bangsamoro families and fasting individuals in Zamboanga City and Basilan province, March 28 …

Strategic and PoliticalTrade & Investment

Video | Courtesy Call with President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr

President’s Hall, Malacañan Palace January 30, 2023 President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. received the US-Philippines Society in a courtesy call at the President’s Hall in Malacañan Palace. “I can only agree with Ambassador [John] Negroponte when he says that this is an auspicious time for the relations between our two …


Maligayang Pasko Merry Christmas

Wishing you Merry Christmas! We wish you a safe and happy holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous new year! We thank you, our valued members and partners, for your support of the Society‘s mission throughout 2022. And, we join you in working to promote a strong and expanding relationship …

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A Decade of Service; Counting on your Support

Thank you Members and Donors Through a transitional year in 2022, the US-Philippines Society promoted continuity in relations amid political leadership changes, health and economic challenges, and ongoing global tensions. To help navigate these challenges, the US-Philippines Society organized a series of expert analyses aimed at informing public and elite …

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U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson Presents Credentials

The US-Philippines Society shares a video and transcript of the presentation of credentials by U.S. Ambassador MaryKay Carlson to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on July 22. Amb Carlson was welcomed with arrival honors followed by the signing of the guestbook. She later offered a wreath to the Philippine national …

Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Food Packs for a Small Southern Mindanao Village Striving for Peace

Villages in Patikul, a 3rd class municipality, in Sulu, Southern Mindanao, experienced displacement and stagnation due to decades of fighting. “Sulu province was left behind in many development aspects such as healthcare services, community and infrastructure projects, housing development, education and poverty.” observed Project Coordinator Adzhar J. Madjid, for Banglapines …

Strategic and Political

Philippine Elections Preview: Perspectives on the Campaign and the Future of US-PH Bilateral Relations

On May 9, the Philippines will elect over 18,000 political positions including a new president and vice-president, half of the Senate, and all of the House of Representatives. During a May 5 online forum, “What the May 9th Election Means for the Philippines and the U.S. Role in Southeast Asia,” …

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Remembrance: Roberto R. Romulo

A REMEMBRANCE ROBERTO R. ROMULO US-Philippines Society Founding Director In the 40 days since the passing of Roberto R. “Bobby” Romulo, family and friends from around the world have paid tribute by remembering Bobby for a life of true consequence and an enduring legacy. US-Philippines Society Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan …

Past EventsStrategic and Political

Strategy of Denial: A Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific Region

In presenting his new book, Strategy of Denial, to Philippine audiences in a March 10 “virtual discussion,” author Elbridge Colby outlined his call for U.S. policy planners to adopt a more sharply focused strategic framework for dealing with a resurgent China. Colby reminded participants that the post-Cold War unipolar global …

Disaster Relief

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 …