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Filipino Nominated in Singapore Arts Award

Filipino artist Pablo Baen Santos was named as one of the nominees for the inaugural Joseph Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art 2015 jointly announced by Art Stage Singapore and the U.S Embassy in Singapore earlier this month. Indonesian contemporary artist FX Harsono was named the winner of the Award on January 20, 2015 ...
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Ambassador Philip Goldberg Honors #WonderWomen in a Video Series For Women’s History Month

Manila, March 9, 2015 — Celebrating the month of March as Women’s History Month, U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg pays tribute to the extraordinary contributions of Filipino and American women in a video series called #WonderWomen. In his introduction, Ambassador Goldberg said, “The amazing accomplishments of women have connected the Philippines and the U.S. for years.” ...
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U.S. Navy Squadron Hosted Philippine Navy and Airforce During an Air Patrol

Manila February 27, 2015, — U.S. Navy Patrol Squadron Four Five (VP-45) invited Philippine Air Force and Navy personnel to conduct a bilateral air patrol on February 17 in a P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The P-8A is the U.S. Navy’s premier long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft.   U.S. Navy Patrol Squadron Four Five ...
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U.S. Government and Philippines Aim to Boost Higher Education and Accelerate Inclusive Growth

February 25, 2015 – The U.S. Embassy of Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Philippine S&T Development Foundation-Manila, Inc. (PhilDev), and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) are coming together in Cebu City February 26 to 28 to encourage dialogue in the science and engineering communities during the second annual IDEA (Innovative ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Young Southeast Asian Leaders in Jolo

Manila, February 24, 2015 — Officers from U.S. Embassy Manila met with student leaders from Notre Dame College in Jolo to promote the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and discuss other youth programs offered by the Embassy.  Launched in 2013, YSEALI is U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking ...
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