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New Travel Advisory Issued Alert: Updated Travel Advisory – April 10, 2019

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines New Travel Advisory Issued Alert: Updated Travel Advisory – April 10, 2019 Location:  Philippines Travel Advisory Event:  The U.S. Department of State has updated its Philippines Travel Advisory.  Worldwide Travel Advisories now include country-specific information about kidnapping threats that exist for U.S. citizens traveling or residing abroad. Assistance: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission John C. Law at the 77th Day of Valor (Araw ng Kagitingan) Ceremony

77th Day of Valor Ceremony Deputy Chief of Mission John C. Law Remarks Mount Samat National Shrine in Bataan, April 9, 2019 As delivered  Secretary Año, Madame Vice President, Congressman Garcia, Ambassador Haneda, His Excellency the Papal Nuncio, distinguished guests and most especially our honored veterans, their families and their loved ones. Magandang umaga sa ...
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U.S. Trains Philippine Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Justices on Cybercrime

Seated, from left to right: Supreme Court Associate Justices Rosemari Carandang, Andres Reyes Jr., Estela Perlas-Bernabe, Antonio Carpio, Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, Associate Justices Mariano Del Castillo, Marvic Leonen, Alexander Gesmundo, and Amy Lazaro-Javier.  Standing, from left to right: Court Administrator Midas Marquez, U.S. Department of Justice (U.S. DOJ) Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, ...
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U.S. and Philippine Forces Come Together for the Opening Ceremony of Balikatan 2019

(Left to right) Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Lt. Gen. Gilbert I. Gapay, commanding general of the Southern Luzon Command and exercise co-director; Department of National Defense Undersecretary Cardozo M. Luna; Ambassador Kim; Gen. Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr., Chief of Staff of the AFP; and U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips, commanding ...
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U.S. and Tagbilaran City Partner to Expand Access to Safe Drinking Water

Tagbilaran City officials at Tagbilaran City’s World Water Day celebration, led by Mayor John Geesnell Yap (fifth from left) and joined by USAID representatives Marian Cruz-Navata (fourth from left) and Bernadette Cariaga (second from left). With USAID assistance, the city government has improved water services, including upgrading water pipes and the metering system. Tagbilaran City, ...
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