5 months US embassy to be closed on Thursday, July 4 MB
By Andrea Aro The Embassy of the United States and affiliated offices in the Philippines will be closed to the public on Thursday, July 4. US Embassy along Roxas Boulevard in Manila. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The advisory from the embassy was released on Friday, June 28, ahead of the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the United States’ Declaration of Independence. July 4 has been designated a national holiday to commemorate the day the United States laid down its claim to be a free and independent nation. The Embassy and affiliated offices will resume services the following day, July ... more