US, France caution citizens in Mindanao following quake ‘swarm’

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:15:59 +0000

THE US and France, through their embassies, have warned their citizens in Mindanao to take extra precaution following the series of earthquakes that struck parts of the Philippines’ southern region. “US citizens in the area please contact your family/friends,” the US embassy in Manila tweeted on October 31. Ambassador Sung Kim, on October 30, tweeted, […]

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US Embassy closed on Wednesday, Aug. 21

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:56:57 +0000

US Embassy to be closed to public on Thursday, July 4

MANILA, Philippines — The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines and its affiliated offices will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 21 in observance of Ninoy Aquino Day. The Embassy said Friday it would resume its regular services on Thursday, Aug. 22. Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday in […]

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US gives P20M grant to green groups to combat PH marine plastic pollution

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:20:12 +0000

US gives P20M grant to green groups to combat PH marine plastic pollution

Environment organizations have received some P20-million grant to help advance efforts in reducing plastic pollution in Philippine oceans.

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LOOK: Cops stop protesters from marching toward US Embassy

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 02:35:45 +0000

LOOK: Cops stop protesters from marching toward US Embassy

Different militant groups staged demonstrations along T.M. Kalaw Avenue in Manila to protest what they claimed as a “fake” Independence Day.

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US Citizenship Immigration Services closed due to ‘insufficient workload,’ says embassy

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:48:35 +0000

THE US embassy in the Philippines on Thursday clarified that the its Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would close its Manila Field Office on July 5 due to “insufficient workload”…READ

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US evacuates embassy staff from Iraq over ‘imminent’ Iran threat

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 23:26:28 +0000

US evacuates embassy staff from Iraq over 'imminent' Iran threat

The US government ordered the evacuation of non-emergency staff from its Baghdad embassy Wednesday due to an “imminent” threat from Iranian-linked Iraqi militias, but President Donald Trump predicted that Iran would “soon” want to start talks.

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Korean students nabbed while trying to raid US Embassy

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:44:22 +0000

Korean students nabbed while trying to raid US Embassy

Police on Thursday arrested a group of progressive college students who tried to rush through the front gate of the US Embassy in Seoul in protest of Washington’s demand for a sharp increase in Seoul’s share of the upkeep costs for US troops stationed in the country.

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US lauds Taiwan ties in dedication of new de-facto embassy

US lauds Taiwan ties in dedication of new de-facto embassy

The US dedicated a new de-facto embassy in Taiwan on Tuesday in what officials described as an indicator of robust ties with the self-governing island democracy that China claims as its own territory.

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