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LATEST EMBASSY NEWS AND EVENTS

  • US Embassy Conducts Basketball Clinic for Persons with Disabilities in Manila

    Manila, July 2, 2015 — The U.S. Embassy in Manila, in partnership with Alaska Milk Corporation, organized a basketball clinic for persons with disabilities (PWDs) yesterday, July 1, at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.  Read more »

  • Visit of USAID Official Reinforces US Commitment to Inclusive Growth

    Tagbilaran City, June 30 2015, — The U.S. Embassy in Manila hosted an official from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). John Spears, Senior Advisor to the Acting Administrator of USAID, visited the Philippines June 17 to 20 to reinforce the U.S. government’s commitment to the country’s sustainable and inclusive growth.  Read more »

  • US Embassy Manila Launches #LOVEis LGBT Video 2015

    Manila, June 30, 2015 — In celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, U.S. Embassy Manila released the “#LOVEis LGBT video 2015” in which lesbian couple Germaine Trittle Leonin and Toni Abuan and University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan dicuss the importance and value of family in LGBT communities. The 5-minute video was launched during the LGBT reception hosted by U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg on June 24 in Cebu.  Read more »

  • US Embassy and SM City Batangas Wrap Up Oceans Month Movie Series

    Manila, June 29, 2015 — As part of its #1Earth environmental campaign and in support of the U.S. State Department’s efforts to promote ocean conservation, the U.S. Embassy in Manila collaborated with SM City Batangas to conclude “Seeing Blue: an Oceans Month Movie Series” on June 26 at the mall’s Cinema 1.  Read more »

  • Applications Now Accepted for YSEALI Generation Startup Weekend

    Manila, June 26, 2015 — Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Generation Startup Weekend August 4-6 which takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The YSEALI Generation Startup Weekend is hosted by Techstars SE Asia in partnership with the United States Department of State and YSEALI and will take place during the ASEAN Regional Forum which is being held in Malaysia the same week.   Read more »

  • U.S. Embassy Manila Press Statement: Despite Gains, Challenges Remains According to the 2014 United States Human Rights Report on the Philippines

    Manila, June 26, 2015 — On Thursday, June 25, 2015 United States Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, also known as “the Human Rights Report.” The Secretary is required each year to provide the United States Congress with “a full and complete report regarding… the status of internationally recognized human rights.” In accordance with this mandate, the Human Rights Report describes the status of internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in countries around the world.  Read more »

  • Ambassador Goldberg Visits Cebu for LGBT Pride Month

    Cebu, June 25, 2015 — The United States Embassy in Manila celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month with a reception in Cebu on June 24th hosted by the U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg. This marks the first time the reception was held in Cebu, a pioneer in advancing LGBT rights in the Philippines, passing the country’s first-ever anti-discrimination ordinance in 2012.  Read more »

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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 January 9, 2014.
  
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