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US bares P20-M grant for out-of-school youth

Manila Bulletin 02 Jun 2023
There will be two types of grants to be given through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), according to its embassy in Manila ... develop technological solutions, and enhance the quality of services for out-of-school youth," the US Embassy in Manila said Friday.

Wallem Group Celebrates its 120th Anniversary

The Maritime Executive 02 Jun 2023
Established by Haakon J ... Nigel Hill, Chairman of the Board at Wallem Group, commented ... Wallem inaugurated its state-of-the-art Maritime Training Centre in Manila, Philippines in 2022, featuring a full mission bridge simulator, engine room simulator and liquid cargo handling simulators ... John-Kaare Aune, Wallem Group CEO, said ... ....

PH, US, Japan Coast Guards hold first ever joint drills

The Manila Times 01 Jun 2023
"As a maritime nation, Japan has a stake to uphold and protect a rules-based maritime order," said Kenichi Matsuda, deputy chief of mission for Tokyo's embassy in Manila, at the arrival ceremony for the Japanese and US vessels ... Manila and Washington recently agreed to restart ...

The role of art in cultural diplomacy

Manila Bulletin 31 May 2023
With the goal of attracting a greater number of Filipino tourists to explore the captivating destinations and exciting activities in our neighboring country, Tourism Malaysia has launched its inaugural sales mission to Manila and Davao, ongoing until May 28. The event in Manila ...

P900-M smuggled cigarettes, other goods found in Bulacan

The Manila Times 30 May 2023
The operation came after Customs Commissioner Bienvenido Rubio issued a Letter of Authority (LoA) and Mission Order (MO), which were immediately implemented by agents from the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service-Manila International Container Port (CIIS-MICP), Enforcement and Security Service (ESS) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ... ....

This city was ravaged in WWII. Why do few remember the suffering and sacrifice?

The Los Angeles Times 29 May 2023
Tucked under tropical trees on a quiet corner plaza, the ceremony marked the 78th anniversary of one of the most savage — but least known — clashes of World War II, the battle to liberate Manila in 1945. In addition to 1,000 American and 16,000 Japanese combatants, at least 100,000 unarmed Filipino civilians were killed — 1 in 10 Manila residents.

Envoy pays tribute to WW2 soldiers

The Manila Times 28 May 2023
The Manila American Cemetery is the final resting place for over 17,000 service members from the US and Philippine militaries ... It was on this mission that McKnight was killed in action on Feb ... "In 1941, he braved bombings and burning buildings in Manila to ensure his fellow sailors received the necessary funds to complete their missions," she said.

Iraq seeks multi-sector engagement with Philippines after 10-year gap

Arab News 28 May 2023
MANILA. Iraq is seeking a reboot in relations with the Philippines after a lull of 10 years, its head of mission has told Arab News, as Baghdad eyes possible cooperation in agriculture, oil, health and tourism. Formal relations between Iraq and the Philippines were established in 1975 with the opening of the Iraqi embassy in Manila.

8 Taiwan firms eye investing in PH

The Manila Times 27 May 2023
EIGHT Taiwanese firms have expressed their interest to invest in the country, particularly in the manufacturing sector ... "These companies are engaged in manufacturing circuit boards, high precision terminals for memory card connectors and metal parts stamping ... The BoI said a Taiwanese business mission also visited Manila on March 6 ... ....

Geoff Caldwell: Two brothers, two letters, one unimaginable pain

The Joplin Globe 27 May 2023
You’ve read of the wars and the battles ... The record concerning your son shows that he was the pilot and sole occupant of an F-5 (P-38) reconnaissance plane which departed from Lingayen Airdrome, Luzon, about 10.15 A.M, 21 February 1945, and failed to return from a photo reconnaissance mission to points northeast of Manila and south of Laguna de Bay.

One family remembers

The News Banner 27 May 2023
“He told me he was flying night missions and that’s why he was in his hooch and able to take my call,” Don says ... No one survives who was part of that visit but they were informed that their son was officially listed as “missing in action” while flying a combat mission over Cambodia.


Malaysian National News Agency 23 May 2023
MANILA, May 23 (Bernama) -- Aiming to lure a greater number of tourists from the Philippines to revisit Malaysia, Tourism Malaysia has conducted its first Sales Mission to Manila and Davao this year from ...

Bully Communist China shrieks as Philippines starts fighting back

The Philippine Star 23 May 2023
... Qin Gang feigned a peace mission to Manila last April 21-23.

New book on Czech-PH relations out

The Manila Times 21 May 2023
It was co-edited by historian and professor at Ateneo de Manila University, award-winning book designer Ige Ramos, and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Czech Republic Dalibor Micka.One of the editors of the book, Ocampo, remarked that it was an exciting endeavor to ...

What’s for lunch with the EU Ambassador?

Manila Bulletin 21 May 2023
A Frédéric Brouca Champs Pentus he bought in Manila ... Most of her work focuses on running the residence, managing their social calendar, and actively participating in the Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM), an organization for ambassadors’ spouses posted in Manila.

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