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U.S. Government-Funded Partnership Advances Water Security in Visayas and Mindanao

March 23, 2017, Manila — “Through our partnership with the Philippine government, more than 1.3 million Filipinos have gained access to improved sanitation and over 1.5 million more now have access to safe and clean drinking water,” said U.S. Ambassador Sung Y. Kim in his keynote address during the finale ceremony of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Water Security

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U.S.-Philippine Cooperation Leads to Successful Anti-Trafficking Operation in Cavite

Manila, March 17, 2017 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines congratulates the Philippine National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Anti-Human Trafficking Division for a successful operation resulting in the rescue of nine children and the arrest of Arlene and Emelinda Aringo for offering children for sexual acts in exchange for fees.  This operation was undertaken thanks to close coordination between

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U.S. Government Awards Science, Technology, and Innovation Grants to Filipino Scholars and Universities

Makati, March 17, 2017 – The United States government, through the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recognized 10 research scholars and 37 grant recipients in science, technology, and innovation who support the Philippine government’s push for innovation-led and inclusive growth. The grants and scholarships are awarded by USAID’s Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation

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Ambassador Kim Honors Secretary Lorenzana with Inaugural Major General Albert Jones Award

Manila, March 16, 2017 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim awarded the inaugural Major General Albert Jones Memorial Award to Secretary of National Defense Delfin N. Lorenzana for his steadfast commitment and invaluable contributions to the alliance of the U.S. and the Republic of the Philippines.  The ceremony took place during the Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group’s

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Adult Passport Renewals – By Appointment or Via Mail with Payment

Beginning April 1, 2017, all U.S. citizens renewing their adults passports may now choose between TWO OPTIONS when submitting their application form (DS-82) and passport to the Embassy. Option 1: Book an appointment on the U.S. Embassy website. You, or a designated representative, will need to appear for your appointment date with the completed DS-82 application form, recent 2”x2” photos

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