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U.S. Government Assistance Enhances Education in the Philippines

Pasig City, January 30, 2015 —On January 30, the government of the Philippines and the U.S. government signed a new Bilateral Assistance Agreement for Basic Education that will help boost literacy in the Philippines. U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Gloria D. Steele and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary ...
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U.S. “HUMVEE” Ambulances Acquired by AFP

Manila, January 29, 2015 —The Philippine Armed Forces took possession of 23 newly acquired U.S. ambulances on January 26. High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, commonly referred to as “HUMVEE” ambulances, are another example of joint U.S.-Philippine efforts to improve capabilities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.  The turn-over ceremony and blessing was conducted ...
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Recent Recall of Granny Smith and Gala Apples from the United States is Limited to Products of a Single California Packing House

Manila, January 23, 2015 – 1the recent recall of Granny Smith and Gala Apples from the United States is limited to products packed by a single packing house in California (Bidart Brothers). There are no known problems for apples exported from other origins in the United States, including Washington State, as has been made clear ...
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Fifth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue

Fifth Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue JOINT STATEMENT  The fifth Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (BSD) between the Philippines and the United States was held in Manila, the Philippines, on 20-21 January 2015.  The annual dialogue, which has enriched our bilateral alliance by providing a forum for strengthening cooperation, addressed medium and long-term strategies to keep our ...
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