Ambassador Sung Kim - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ambassador Sung Kim


[OPINION] U.S., Philippines: Friends, partners in educational exchange

Nov 18, 2018 - 12:02 PM

I am confident we can – and must – expand educational exchange even further to prepare our youth

U.S. vows to give PH full control of military facilities

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM

'All EDCA facilities are under complete control of the Philippines. They are all [inside] Philippine bases,' says US Ambassador Sung Kim

GROUNDBREAKING. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Ambassador Sung Kim lead the groundbreaking ceremony for EDCA in Basa Air Base on April 17, 2018. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Construction for PH-US EDCA military deal begins

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) A groundbreaking ceremony is held at the Basa Air Base on Tuesday, April 17, attended by Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Ambassador Sung Kim.

GROUNDBRREAKING: A multi-purpose warehouse will be built inside Basa Air Base in Pampanga, the first major project under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

U.S., Australia, Japan navies sail in PH as China parades might

Apr 14, 2018 - 11:50 AM

US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, Australian long range guided missile frigate HMAS Anzac, and Japanese destroyer JS Akizuki arrive in the Philippines for port visits as China holds a large naval parade in the South China Sea

RECEPTION. Ambassador Sung Kim holds a reception aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt for 300 guests on April 13, 2018

Duterte has 'productive' meeting with US ambassador – Palace

Jan 15, 2017 - 11:55 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and US Ambassador Sung Kim meet for 45 minutes in Davao City discussing military and law enforcement cooperation among others

US envoy leaving: 'I've never met warmer people than in PH'

Oct 23, 2016 - 8:00 AM

On tirades against him by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte US Ambassador Philip Goldberg says I m a diplomat

STRONG TIES. US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg visits graves at the Manila American Cemetery in the Philippines after the Memorial Day Ceremony on May 29, 2016. File photo from the US embassy’s Facebook page