Philippines

Blinken standing next to man pointing at display model of different kinds of clean energy (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Improving the Philippines’ access to clean energy

A U.S. government grant is supporting offshore wind projects in the Philippines that could bring clean energy to more than 2 million homes.
Young female health worker vaccinating man (USAID)

Partnering to end COVID-19 in Asia

USAID works with partners in Asia to combat COVID-19 by distributing vaccines, countering disinformation and helping businesses recover.
Blue and pink jeepney on street with 'USAID' and COVID-19 message painted on side (USAID/Rosana Ombao)

Getting vaccines to remote communities in the Philippines

USAID is getting vaccines to Filipinos in remote locations using mobile vaccination stations and iconic World War II–era "jeepneys."
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Nobel honors journalists with peace prize

The Nobel Committee awarded its peace prize to two journalists, highlighting the role of free expression in countering authoritarianism.
Three people smiling in boat (© Peace Corps)

Peace Corps volunteers making a difference in the Philippines

The Peace Corps has sent 9,300 volunteers to the Philippines since 1961 to serve as teachers, conservationists and community developers.
Military personnel walking on deck of ship (© Agus Soeparto/Indonesian Presidential Office/AP Images)

Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims

Countries in Southeast Asia are confronting the People's Republic of China over China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Fishing boat on water in front of erupting volcano (© Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)

U.S. sends support to Philippines after volcano eruption

USAID has snapped into action to support the Philippines in the wake of the eruption of a volcano that's displaced more than 100,000 people.
Man sitting on motorbike outside convenience store in the Philippines (© Shutterstock)

Here’s how the U.S. invests in the Philippines

Through the #goodbUSinessPH campaign, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines shows how U.S. companies support important values and support local communities.
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The importance of the South China Sea

The South China Sea provides food and work for millions, but overfishing and territorial disputes threaten this fragile resource.