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US Solons, PH Embassy re-launch US-PH Friendship Caucus in House


The Philippines Embassy and members of the US Congress last week re-launched the US-Philippines Friendship Caucus in the House of Representatives.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US renews commitment to help Yolanda-hit Leyte

In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and thousands of people dead. (AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator (AA) for Asia, Denise Rollins led the launch of the US-funded reconstruction and recovery activities in Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-affected areas.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US boosting PH maritime defense vs ‘provocative’ China–envoy

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. AFP FILE PHOTO

The United States is helping improve the Philippines’ maritime defense capability now that the American government has described as “dangerous” a new Chinese fishing law in disputed Asian waters, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg said here on Saturday.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US pledges $800,000 aid for ‘Maring’ victims

Photo released by the Philippine Air Force shows flooded areas in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Aug. 20, 2013. Some of the Philippines' heaviest rains on record fell for a second day Tuesday, turning the capital's roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters. The government suspended all work except rescues and disaster response. AP/Philippine Air Force

The US offered $800,000 in financial assistance to victims of tropical storm “Maring” (international name: Trami), which left eight people dead and affected more than 600,000 people in Luzon.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

US offers additional $3M in assistance to ‘Pablo’ victims

Former US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr.

The United States (US) is giving the Philippines an additional $3 million in assistance for relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Pablo, considered the worst storm to hit the country this year.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »