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U.S. Priorities in East Asia and the Pacific

Daniel R. Russel Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs  New York, NY September 26, 2014   NEW YORK FOREIGN PRESS CENTER, 799 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA, 10TH FLOOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY RUSSEL: Hello, everyone. Good afternoon. Thanks for coming here in New York and thanks to our friends at the Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C. I’m ...
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U.S. Provides Silliman University with State-of-the-Art Education Facility

Manila, September 25, 2014 — The U.S. government, through U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) , is awarding Silliman University a new state-of-the-art school building, which will enhance the quality of education offered by one of Dumaguete’s premier educational institutions.   USAID’s Office of the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID/ASHA) gave a Php21.5 million ($500,000 USD) grant ...
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USS Frank Cable to Arrive in Subic Bay

Manila, September 25, 2014 — USS Frank Cable (AS 40), a ship that provides repairs and support to submarines, will arrive in Subic Bay today. The routine port call highlights the strong partnerships between the Philippines and the United States.    This visit will allow the ship to replenish supplies and give the crew an ...
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Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Brian L. Goldbeck Remarks to the Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Brian L. Goldbeck Remarks to the Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines September 24, 2014 as prepared It’s a pleasure to be here and to have the opportunity to say a few words at AmCham’s annual general meeting.   The Embassy and AmCham have a strong ...
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US Embassy Manila-Sponsored Environmental Professor Supports Rehabilitating Polluted Rivers and Combating Climate Change in Manila

Manila, September 24, 2014–This week, U.S. Embassy-sponsored environmental professor Eric Pallant supported the U.S. Department of State’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative’s “Streams of Hope” river clean-up at Mahabang Sapa Stream, Purok Lupang Mitra, Barangay Sta. Ana, Taytay, Rizal. Before arriving in the Philippines, Professor Pallant visited Vietnam and Cambodia with the same project which ...
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