Jose Cuisia Jr - updates

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Manila-New York flights to boost tourism – envoy

Mar 18, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Relaunched on March 15 Philippine Airlines operates these flights via Vancouver Canada 4 times a week

TOURIST DESTINATION. The Statue of Liberty is one of the tourist sites in New York, a new take-off point of flag carrier Philippine Airlines in the United States.

PH gets US grant for ‘successful’ corruption fight

Dec 12, 2014 - 7:08 PM

The Philippines is eligible for a new 5 year grant its second one from the US aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation following a 434 million grant in 2011

SECOND GRANT. After getting a $434 million grant from the US in 2010, the Philippines gets will get a second compact from the Millennium Challenge Corporation. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Undocumented Filipino teachers in US asked to come forward

Oct 23, 2014 - 4:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in the US vows to pin down an illegal recruiter who had victimized 1 000 Filipino teachers from 2003 to 2007

PH to US: Help 200,000 undocumented Filipinos

Sep 25, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario tells US officials that an immigration relief can also greatly ease the strain caused by Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

SEEKING US HELP. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario (right) requests his American counterpart, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to grant Filipinos immigration relief. File photo by Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Do undocumented Filipinos in US qualify for TPS?

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The Philippines says the US has to look at the conditions very carefully to consider whether the Philippines qualifies for immigration relief through a temporary protected status

CONSULTING IMMIGRANTS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario will meet with Filipino-Americans to discuss US immigration relief. File photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

Fortune 500 firm FIS Global to expand PH operations

Jul 12, 2014 - 5:21 PM

The Florida based banking and payments technology services firm wants to tap the Philippines for IT BPO services

Image from FIS Global website

US lawmakers, Pentagon affirm support for PH

May 03, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Close to 6 months after Haiyan devastated the Visayas US congressional leaders and Pentagon officials reaffirm their support for rehabilitation efforts and boosting Manila s security capabilities

BILATERAL TIES. Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the Sub-Committee on East Asia and Pacific Affairs, meets with Vice President Jejomar Binay, accompanied by Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr, and Binay’s children Makati Representative Abigail Binay-Campos and Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay in Capitol Hill, Washington DC. Philippine Embassy Photo by Ariel Penaranda

PH Navy asking for 3rd warship from US

Apr 16, 2014 - 5:33 PM

As far as we are now looking at it there will be a positive action for getting a 3rd Del Pilar frigate says Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano

MOST CAPABLE: Philippine Navy's BRP Ramon Alcaraz. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

PH, US draft military deal for Aquino review

Apr 11, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Philippine Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr says he is looking forward to its possible signing during the visit of US President Barack Obama in late April

READY: Philippines and US panels conclude 8th round of talks on enhanced defense cooperation. DND Photo

Obama to arrive in Manila April 28

Apr 11, 2014 - 2:19 PM

US President Barack Obama will leave the Philippines the next day

PH asks US for long-term aid in Yolanda rehab

Jan 19, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Sen Marco Rubio will visit Tacloban next week to check up on how US assistance for Yolanda survivors is being used

PH seeks duty-free access after Haiyan

Jan 10, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The Philippines wants the US to grant duty free access for certain products in typhoon hit areas

PH asks US to probe Filipino oil worker's death

Nov 01, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr makes this appeal to the US Interior Department s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

2nd deadliest US industry kills another Filipino

Oct 30, 2013 - 7:24 PM

Peter Jorge Voces belonged to a deadly industry that killed 3 Filipinos before him

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

Missing Pinoy oil rig worker found dead

Oct 30, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The US Coast Guard recovers the body of missing Filipino welder Peter Jorge E Voces

Aquino names 9 new ambassadors

Jul 26, 2013 - 7:59 PM

The President also expands the jurisdiction of the Philippines ambassador to the United States

PPP problems. President Aquino highlights the issues that faced the rolling out of PPP projects

US relaxes rules on Filipino WWII vets

Jul 11, 2013 - 3:13 PM

For the first time the US agrees to look into Philippine army records extending benefits to over 4 000 World War II veterans

HEROES TOO. Bulacan veterans are seated in front during the rites at Barasoain Church. Photo by AC Dimatatac

3rd Filipino fatality in oil rig accident identified

Nov 29, 2012 - 2:59 PM

A third Filipino fatality in the November 16 explosion on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has been confirmed by the Philippine Embassy in Washington

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

Sandy's danger not yet over, Pinoys told

Oct 31, 2012 - 1:12 PM

We would like to remind our kababayans particularly those in New Jersey and New York to remain in their homes until such time that authorities say that it is safe for them to venture out

DAMAGE. Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. with Defense and Armed Forces Attache Brig. Gen. Cesar Yano and Police Attache Chief Supt. Armand Ramolete inspect a vehicle parked near the Philippine Embassy that was crushed by a tree felled by strong winds as they assessed the extent of the damage left by Hurricane Sandy in Washington D.C. October 30, 2012. (Philippine Embassy Photo by Elmer G. Cato)

Pinoys in U.S. told: Heed 'Sandy' warnings

Oct 30, 2012 - 7:36 AM

PH ambassador Cuisia to Pinoys in East Coast Great Lakes region: Stay indoors until US authorities declare that the danger posed by Hurricane Sandy is over

Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia Jr speaks during a briefing of Philippine Embassy officers in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012. Photo by Manny Gascon / Philippine Embassy in Washington DC

DFA chief: I remain true to my commitment

Sep 25, 2012 - 3:07 PM

UPDATED Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario quells fears he is about to quit as supporters hail his principled leadership