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U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg Visits San Sebastian Church for Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Project

Manila, February 6, 2015 — On February 4, U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg visited San Sebastian Church in Quiapo, Manila for an event hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Manila and the San Sebastian Foundation which showcased the results of a comprehensive and state-of-the-art diagnostic survey done on San Sebastian Church.     A PhP4.3 ...
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US and Philippine EOD Teams Partner to Successfully Detonate WWII Remnant Ordinance

Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Mindanao, Feb 6, 2015 — A U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team advised and assisted EOD counterparts from the Philippine Navy Special Operations Group (NAVSOG), Philippine Army Support Command (ASCOM), and Philippine National Police (PNP) in the disposal of a 500 lb. WWII-era U.S. bomb.   The explosive war ...
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U.S. Embassy Offers Condolences to Loved Ones of Fallen PNP Special Action Force Members

January 30, 2015 – The U.S. Embassy wishes to express its heartfelt condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the members of the Philippine National Police’s Special Action Force (PNP/SAF) who lost their lives on January 25.  The SAF units fought with bravery and demonstrated their commitment to ensuring peace and order in their ...
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Fresh U.S. Apples Not Linked To Illness: Only Caramel Apples from A Single Packing House Involved

Manila, January 30, 2015 — The recall of fresh Gala and Granny Smith apples by the Bidart Brothers packing house in California is voluntary, and no U.S. fresh apples have been linked to the outbreak of Listeria.  Apples from all sources other than the Bidart packing house are not included in the voluntary recall.    ...
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