The Peace Corps has sent 9,300 volunteers to the Philippines since 1961 to serve as teachers, conservationists and community developers.
Countries in Southeast Asia are confronting the People's Republic of China over China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
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.
Through the #goodbUSinessPH campaign, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines shows how U.S. companies support important values and support local communities.
The South China Sea provides food and work for millions, but overfishing and territorial disputes threaten this fragile resource.
For decades the U.S. has supported the Philippines' marine conservation efforts, resulting in more fish, bigger fish and a sustainable fishing industry.
India, Japan and the Philippines joined with the United States to protect the freedom of the oceans and vital economic trade routes.
When typhoons strike the Philippines, the U.S. ally knows it can count on generous U.S. assistance. But America helps in nonemergencies too.
The U.S. and the Philippines' defense treaty dates back to 1951. Their militaries train together and the countries work closely together to fight terrorism.