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Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Remarks at the Public launch of USAID-funded “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report”

Remarks Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Public launch of USAID-funded “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report”  As Prepared RCBC Tower, Makati May 12, 2014 Acknowledgements: Mr. Jose Manuel S. Mamauag, Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights; Mr. Norman Cualteros, Policy Officer, Office of Senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino Mr. Maurice Dewulf, ...
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Commanding General of United States Army, Pacific Visits the Philippines

Manila, May 12, 2014 — General Vincent K. Brooks, the commanding general of the United States Army Pacific visited the Philippines May 5-9, continuing the longstanding military relationship between USARPAC and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  General Brooks began his visit by calling on U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg.  General Brooks ...
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USAID and UNDP Release “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report”

As part of the week-long celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Philippines and the United Nations Development Program released the “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report” on May 12, 2014 at the RCBC Plaza, Makati City.    During the event, U.S. ...
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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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