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Philippine, U.S. Marines Train Together in Palawan

Manila, March 14, 2014 — U.S. and Filipino Marines kicked off the first field training exercise portion of the Philippine Marine Engagement Program (PMEP) March 10 at the 3rd Marine Amphibious Brigade Headquarters in Puerto Princessa, Palawan.   PMEP is a regular bi-lateral training program between the U.S. Marine Corps and the Philippine Marine Corps ...
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Celebrating Women through Education and Art

In honor of Women’s Month this March, the Philippine Normal University in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental hosted a series of events to celebrate women.  The events included an environmental/gardening activity, a seminar on gender, a film showing, and a talent showcase.   The gardening event allowed students to beautify an area of the school with flowers representing ...
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General Guidelines for 2014 Small Grants Spring Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Manila is pleased to announce that it is now accepting proposals for the 2014 Small Grants Spring Competition.  This competition provides grants of up to $20,000 to non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations to promote democratic values and cooperation in the East-Asia Pacific region. The focus of proposals can be either Philippine ...
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Armed Forces of the Philippines and Hawaii National Guard Conduct Urban Search and Rescue Training

Manila, March 10, 2014 — Experts from the U.S. military and Philippine disaster response teams are currently conducting bi-lateral urban search and rescue training (US&R) at Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu.  The ten day training program, which began on March 3, involves over 100 personnel, including members of the Hawaii National Guard, the Armed Forces of the ...
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