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    Science Diplomacy: DOST and US Government Discuss Ongoing and Future Cooperation

  • U.S. Demonstrates Strong Support for Yolanda Recovery

    U.S. Demonstrates Strong Support for Yolanda Recovery

  • U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg Participates in Remembrance Ceremony of 70th anniversary of Leyte Gulf Landing

    U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg Participates in Remembrance Ceremony of 70th anniversary of Leyte Gulf Landing

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The Department of State has updated the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated April 10, 2014.
  
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LATEST EMBASSY NEWS AND EVENTS

  • With Help from the U.S. Embassy, Philippine Church to be Given New Life

    Manila, October 30, 2014 -- Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg visited the centuries-old Church of the Immaculate Conception in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, which was destroyed during Typhoon Yolanda. Thanks to U.S. Embassy Manila, the church is to receive a PhP13 million (USD $300,000) grant for reconstruction. “Historic landmarks like this are important to the community. The U.S. Embassy believes it is important to preserve cultural sites for future generations to enjoy,” said Ambassador Goldberg during his October 20 tour of the site.  Read more »

  • Science Diplomacy: DOST and US Government Discuss Ongoing and Future Cooperation

    Manila, October 29, 2014 --- U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Director Jennifer Haskell of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Science and Technology Cooperation represented the U.S. in discussions on Science and Technology Cooperation with Philippine counterparts led by Department of Science and Technology Secretary Mario G. Montejo during the first Republic of Philippines-United States Joint Committee Meeting (RP-USA JCM.) The meeting at the Diamond Hotel on October 28, 2014 also included U.S. technical agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Read more »

  • U.S. Ambassador Visits Guiuan Cemetery to Remember Those Lost to Typhoon Yolanda

    Manila, October 29, 2014 – While visiting Guiuan, Eastern Samar, on October 20 to open a new U.S. government-funded road project, U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg visited the public cemetery in Barangay Salug to pay respects to those who lost their lives during Typhoon Yolanda.   Read more »

  • Oregon-Washington Joint Trade Mission to the Philippines

    Manila, October 28, 2014 -- The Directors of the State Departments of Agriculture of Oregon and Washington are leading a Southeast Asia trade mission composed of 22 delegates from the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Oregon Potato Commission, the Oregon Blueberry Commission, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Washington State Potato Commission. The delegation is visiting Manila from October 27-29. As the Philippines is already a major trading partner with both of the visiting U.S. states and recently granted market access for U.S. fresh table stock potatoes, this trade mission represents an ideal opportunity to strengthen the bilateral trade relationship.  Read more »

  • An Open Internet for Economic Growth: U.S. State Department Chief Economist Points to Opportunity for the Philippines During Recent Visit

    Manila, October 24, 2014 – Rodney Ludema, the Department of State’s Chief Economist, visited Manila this week and praised a free and open internet as a means to promote further economic growth. The Philippines ranks among the top in the region for internet freedom and has one of the fastest growing economies. Furthering internet accessibility could only boost this growth.  Read more »

  • U.S. Demonstrates Strong Support for Yolanda Recovery

    PALO, Leyte October 24, 2014 -- United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg led the inauguration of 36 sari-sari stores and announced the establishment of a Php176-million ($4 million) credit facility for micro-entrepreneurs in areas devastated by Typhoon Yolanda on Monday (October 20). This project is part of the U.S. government’s support to the Philippines for Typhoon Yolanda recovery which totals nearly 6.3 billion Pesos ($143 million USD).  Read more »

  • US Embassy Empowers Madrasah Youth through English Language Learning

    October 23, 2014, Zamboanga -- On October 21, 2014, the U.S. Embassy Manila launched the Madrasah Youth Promoting English Advancement for Community Empowerment (MY PEACE) at the Sarang Bangun Learning Center in Zamboanga City. The MY PEACE program was launched by Macon Phillips, the U.S. Department of State Coordinator for the Bureau of International Information Programs, which provides and supports the places, content and infrastructure needed for sustained conversations with foreign audiences abroad.  Read more »

  • USS George Washington Arrives in Manila

    Manila, October 23, 2014 – The USS George Washington arrived in Manila today for a routine port call that highlights the historic and military connections between the Philippines and the United States. The USS George Washington was one of the first U.S. ships to respond to the Government of the Philippines’ request for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief after Typhoon Yolanda. The George Washington and her fellow ships provided more than 335,000 liters of water and 36,360 kilos of food and supplies in support of relief efforts.  Read more »

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