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U.S. Government Extends Post-Yolanda Education Support for Iloilo, Capiz and Bohol

March 20, 2015, Manila -On March 9, the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided an additional Php63 million and school equipment for post-disaster education needs in 19 municipalities in Iloilo, Capiz and Bohol.   USAID Mission Director Gloria D. Steele witnessed the signing of an agreement between the mayors, school ...
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Learning More About the Visa Process: US Embassy Hosts Immigration Attorney Conference

March 16, 2015,  Manila– To raise the level of discourse between consular officers and immigration attorneys for the benefit of visa applicants worldwide, the United States Embassy in Manila participated in the Bangkok District Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) third annual conference on March 12 and 13. The two-day conference featured issues of ...
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Ambassador Goldberg Attends Inauguration of Philippine Airline Flights from Manila to New York City

U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg helped inaugurate the return of Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights from Manila to New York City on March 15, 2015. In his comments the Ambassador noted, “PAL’s return to New York is a testament to our friendship, our common history and shared heritage.”  He also spoke of the increasing tourism and ...
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U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Requests Statements of Interest for FY 2015 Funding

The U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (J/TIP) requests Statements of Interest from NGOs, universities, and for-profit corporations interested in applying for FY 2015 funding.  J/TIP is looking for qualified organizations to conduct trainings on victim-centered investigations and prosecutions of human trafficking cases as well as efforts to enhance victim ...
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