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USS Chicago to Arrive in Subic Bay

Manila, May 8, 2014 — USS Chicago (SSN 721), a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, will arrive in Subic Bay on Friday, May 9, for a routine port call that highlights the strong historic, community, and military connections between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines.    This visit will allow the ship ...
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US Government Works to Improve Welfare of Persons with Disabilities in the Philippines

Manila, May 7, 2014 — In line with its goal to promote broad-based and inclusive growth in the Philippines, the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development in partnership with the Bigay Buhay Multipurpose Cooperative (BBMC) held a “Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Day” in SM City Fairview, Quezon City.    The event was ...
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Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson on Vietnam/China: Chinese Oil Rig Operations Near the Paracel Islands

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  For Immediate Release May 7, 2014  Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson Vietnam/China: Chinese Oil Rig Operations Near the Paracel Islands    China’s decision to introduce an oil rig accompanied by numerous government vessels for the first time in waters disputed with Vietnam is provocative and raises tensions.  ...
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U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg Closes the First Ever Philippine TechCamp

Globe Telepark, Makati City, May 6, 2014  — U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg Closes the First Ever Philippine TechCamp. U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg delivered closing remarks at the recently-concluded TechCamp, a two-day gathering of technologists, local-government partners, and developers to come up with tech-based solutions in responding to calamities. Ambassador Goldberg said, “TechCamp Philippines has opened ...
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