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Philippine Official Visits U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Highlights Robust Partnership

Washington, D.C., November 24, 2021—On November 17, Philippine Deputy Executive Secretary Alberto Bernardo met with U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Director Robert S. Pope to discuss current and future projects taking place in the Philippines as well as illicit shipping throughout the Philippines’ maritime territory. 
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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Enroll or update your information in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines November 24, 2021 Message for U.S. Citizens:  Enroll or update your information in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) The U.S. Embassy in Manila is conducting an annual verification of enrollments in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, or STEP .  Please  log in  to your STEP account to verify that your profile, ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches ‘Ako ang Saklay’ Livelihood Program for Persons Overcoming Substance Use Disorder

Manila, November 24, 2021—On November 22, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to launch the “Ako ang Saklay” livelihood program for those recovering from substance use disorder.  The Embassy’s Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is providing PhP5 million ($100,000) to support this ...
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U.S., Global Partner Donate Tools to Improve TB Service

Manila, November 24, 2021—The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Stop TB Partnership, donated a package of new tools to support better tuberculosis (TB) services in the Philippines.  United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) ad interim Heather Variava handed over the diagnostic equipment and anti-TB medicines to the Department of Health (DOH), represented by ...
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USAID Launches Two Activities to Support Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in the Philippines

Manila, November 22, 2021—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched two new activities to support micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines as part of Philippine Startup Week and the continuing celebrations of USAID’s 60th anniversary. 
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