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Pwede Nating Gawin! Enriching Education for Persons With Disabilities

Manila, February 14, 2014 — The United States Embassy Manila, in partnership with Miriam College and the National Council on Disability Affairs, will be hosting a day-long conference at Miriam College’s Marian Auditorium entitled “Creating a Persons with Disabilities Sensitive Environment” to raise awareness of issues facing persons with disabilities.   Keynote speaker Wendy Ashby will discuss ...
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Assistant Secretary for Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel’s Remarks at the Brookings Institution

Thank you, Strobe, for the kind introduction. Many years ago when I worked for Senator/Ambassador Mike Mansfield, I frequently heard him declare that the “next century (the 21st century) would be the century of the Pacific.” I remember thinking at the time that this sounded a little overstated – but fortunately I kept my mouth ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia in April

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release February 12, 2014   The President will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April as part of his ongoing commitment to increase U.S. diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in the Asia-Pacific region.   In Japan, ...
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Palawan Inaugurates First Hybrid Renewable Energy Power System

Roxas, Palawan February 7, 2014 — Thanks to the support of the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), residents of Sitio Green Island in Roxas, Palawan, will now enjoy reliable and sustainable electricity using hybrid renewable energy.   Sitio Green Island is categorized as a “missionary area,” or an area that ...
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