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U.S. Embassy and Armed Forces Support Humanitarian Mine Assistance Training

Manila, November 7, 2014 — Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 (EODMU5) stationed in Guam are in Tarlac City conducting a Humanitarian Mine Assistance (HMA) Level One training course with the Philippine Army from 27 Oct. – 10 Nov.   Soldiers from the Philippine Army Support Command-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion ...
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U.S. Embassy Partners with IPO-PHL to Raise Awareness About the Dangers of Counterfeit Medication

Manila, November 7, 2014 — Counterfeit medicine is a threat to people’s lives.  According to drug makers, 10% or more of all drugs sold in the Philippines are counterfeit.  It defrauds patients of the proper treatment they need, and subjects them to greater harm. This is theft – stealing from legitimate researchers, developers, and producers. ...
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American Historical Collection Shares Historical Documents With U.S. Library of Congress

Manila, November 4, 2014 — The American Historical Collection in the Philippines (AHC) turned over a collection of 15,000 digital images related to the American experience in the Philippines, to the U.S. Library of Congress on October 27, 2014.   Dr. Carol L. Mitchell, Regional Representative of the U.S. Library of Congress based in Jakarta, Indonesia ...
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U.S. Ambassador Breaks Ground for the Betterment of Guiuan, Eastern Samar

Manila, November 4, 2014 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg visited Guiuan, Eastern Samar on October 20 to break ground on a PhP9.5 billion (USD $214 million) U.S.-funded road rehabilitation project.   “New and improved roadways not only aid the recovery efforts after Typhoon Yolanda, but they promote long-term economic growth. The ...
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