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Filipina sworn in as member of key US Treasury advisory board

by Carina Oriel WASHINGTON – A Filipina community leader was sworn in as a member of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund Community Advisory Board on Thursday, November 16. Faith Bautista, the president and CEO of the National … Continue reading

November 18, 2017

PH to relay ASEAN’s concern on China militarization

AS the chairman of this year’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ready to raise the bloc’s concerns over China’s militarization in the South China Sea. Duterte, who is currently in Vietnam, … Continue reading

November 11, 2017

DOT’s ‘Bring Home a Friend’ program launched in NY

New York – The Philippine Department of Tourism led the launch of one of the Philippines’ signature tourism campaigns Bring Home a Friend (BHAF) at the Philippine Center on October 30. The event saw members of the Filipino-American Community including … Continue reading

November 09, 2017

Trump to extend stay in PH for East Asia Summit

United States President Donald Trump has decided to extend his Asia trip for one more day to attend the East Asia Summit (EAS) in the Philippines. “We’re actually staying an extra day in the Philippines,” Trump announced prior to his … Continue reading

November 03, 2017

USAID programs in PH ‘not conditional’ 

There are no conditions attached to the programs of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Philippines, Washington’s top diplomat said last week. In a forum with the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP), U.S. Ambassador … Continue reading

October 31, 2017

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