Harry Thomas - updates

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A year later, US yet to pay P58-M Tubbataha fine

Jan 03, 2014 - 3:17 PM

The US embassy in Manila has reportedly not commented either on a related case despite a letter from the Supreme Court

GROUNDED SHIP. On January 17, 2013, the USS Guardian ran aground and damaged the Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site. File photo courtesy of AFP Wescom

USAID launches Philippine American fund for NGOs

Oct 02, 2013 - 11:49 AM

Real NGOs are feeling the backlash of the pork barrel fund scam A new fund infusion from US AID is out to help rehabilitate the reputation of NGOs

USAID launches $24M Phil-Am fund for civil society

Oct 01, 2013 - 10:47 AM

The United States Agency for International Development launches a new fund for civil society organizations

UK, US keen on PH investments, trade

Sep 18, 2013 - 12:50 PM

Delegates and officials from the United Kingdom and the United States are visiting Manila this week for trade and investments purposes

RENEWAL OF TIES. Philippine Airlines president Ramon Ang (left) and UK trade minister Lord Stephen Green(right) exchange gifts to mark the local carrier's return to London after 15 years. Photo by Lala Rimando/Rappler

US will stay out of Sabah issue

Mar 21, 2013 - 2:28 PM

Washington will not respond to the Sulu sultan s request for protection under a 1915 agreement the US ambassador says

SABAH NOT OUR PROBLEM. US ambassador Harry Thomas (center) takes questions from the media during the annual Kapihan sa Embahada informal chat with defense reporters. Photo by Carlos Santamaria

US Navy paid Hawaii P610-M for coral damage

Jan 28, 2013 - 11:05 AM

The US Navy paid the State of Hawaii P610 M for about half the damage estimated in the case of the Tubbataha Reef accident according to the World Wildlife Fund

Rappler Newscast | January 25, 2013

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Journalists ask Comelec to junk its rule requiring prior approval for interviews with candidates | A petition seeks to disqualify 3 families in the May polls for violating the constitutional ban on political dynasties | US Ambassador Harry Thomas apologizes for the damage done by a US vessel to the Tubbataha reef

US apologizes for reef damage; mum on protest

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:53 AM

The US government fails to address the Tubbataha park management s protest against the behavior of the grounded ship s authorities

177,801 in evacuation centers after 'Pablo'

Dec 09, 2012 - 5:33 PM

The governments of Japan and United States as well as overseas Filipino workers are extending more help to the victims of typhoon Pablo in Mindanao

File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

'America has spoken'

Nov 07, 2012 - 5:09 PM

America has spoken and chosen President Obama for a second term says US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas

ELECTION PARTY. Americans and Filipinos follow the election recount inside the SM North Edsa Mall in Quezon City on November 7, 2012. Photo by Carlos Santamaria

It's Novembeard! Grow your beard to fight cancer

Nov 03, 2012 - 2:33 PM

The annual movement which is popular in the US originated in Australia in 2003 when a group of men competed in a challenge to grow their facial hair inspired by some females promoting breast cancer awareness

#TalkThursday: U.S. elections and its impact on the Philippines

Nov 01, 2012 - 10:04 AM

Rappler talks to US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr in this special edition of TalkThursday

#TalkThursday with Amb. Harry Thomas

How Bin Laden affected Maria Ressa, Ces Drilon

Oct 16, 2012 - 11:58 AM

The launch of Bin Laden to Facebook turns into an emotional reunion for author Maria Ressa and an ABS CBN news team

Maria Ressa: Terrorism is about people you love

Oct 13, 2012 - 12:23 PM

Maria Ressa launches her book that offers an inside story into the kidnapping of ABS CBN s Ces Drilon and two colleagues in 2008

US pledges P4-M for disaster relief

Aug 08, 2012 - 10:41 AM

The US government pledges to donate US 100 000 to the Philippines to support disaster relief efforts