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Close Bilateral Cooperation Before, During and After Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit Enables Faster U.S. Government Emergency Response

Manila, December 11, 2014 – The United States Embassy in Manila commends the Government of the Philippines on its extensive preparations leading up to Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit and its successful response in the wake of the storm. The United States also offers its condolences for the lives that were lost during the storm. Our thoughts and ...
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US Embassy Expresses Condolences to the Philippine Government for the Devastation Caused by Typhoon Ruby

Manila, December 8 — On behalf of the U.S. Government, the United States Embassy Manila wishes to extend our deepest condolences for the loss of life and devastation caused by Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit).   The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Embassy Manila’s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster ...
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Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in 2015

The Philippines will host and chair the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in 2015 . APEC’s 21 member economies are among the most economically dynamic in the world and together account for nearly 3 billion consumers, 44 percent of global trade, and 56 percent of global economic output. APEC’s primary mission is to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade and investment, ...
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Baguio Youth Partner with U.S. Embassy to Improve Their Communities

Baguio, December 5, 2014.  Baguio Youth Partner with U.S. Embassy to Improve Their Communities— The United States Embassy in Manila, in partnership with Child and Family Services Philippines, created a program entitled “Youth Empowerment for Stronger Communities” (YES-C) which trained Baguio youth on entrepreneurship, life skills, environment, social media, and civic responsibility.   Throughout the ...
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U.S. Embassy Manila Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI)

December 5, 2014, Makati City — U.S. Embassy Manila Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI). YSEALI member and U.S. Government exchange program alumnus Raffy Cabrisante explains the benefits of being a member of YSEALI to students at the registration hub during the first anniversary party of YSEALI at 12 ...
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