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New U.S. and Philippines Partnership to Boost Reading, Numeracy, and Socio-Emotional Learning for Filipino Students

Manila, July 31, 2019 — As part of its continuing commitment to improve education outcomes for Filipino youth, the U.S. government today launched the Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines (ABC+) project to support Department of Education (DepEd) efforts to strengthen the quality of education in the Philippines.  U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John Law and representatives ...
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Filipino Students Receive Millions in Scholarship Offers from U.S. Universities

Manila, July 30, 2019 — Thirty-six Filipino advisees of EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State’s official source on U.S. higher education information, are receiving more than Php37 million in merit and need-based scholarships from accredited American universities for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. EducationUSA advisers worked with these students throughout their college admissions process, including ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Cebu Consular Agency Closure August 12-28, 2019

Message for U.S. Citizens: Cebu Consular Agency Closure August 12-28 The U.S. Consular Agency in Cebu will be closed from Monday, August 12 through Wednesday, August 28, 2019. On Thursday, August 29, the Consular Agency will return to regular operating hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  The Consular Agency does not provide services to ...
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U.S. Government Sponsors Kennedy Space Center Visit for Filipino NASA Space Apps Champions

Manila, July 26, 2019 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines sponsored a Kennedy Space Center visit for the Filipino team that won the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge in the “Best Galactic Impact” category.  Team iNON visited the Kennedy Space Center in Florida from July 22 to 24, 2019 to present their app to ...
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U.S. and Philippine Partners Conduct a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Exercise

Manila, July 24, 2019 — The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is assisting interagency representatives of the Philippine government in conducting a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) exercise from July 24 to 27. DTRA designed the exercise to hone the response skills of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the officially-mandated CBRN response ...
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