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U.S. Position on Maritime Claims in the South China Sea

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO July 13, 2020 U.S. Position on Maritime Claims in the South China Sea The United States champions a free and open Indo-Pacific. Today we are strengthening U.S. policy in a vital, contentious part of that region — the ...
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COVID-19 Information

On March 19, 2020, the State Department issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel . The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are ...
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The Ed Talks series by Malaysian OPEN Alumni benefits English educators across the region

Through a grant from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian OPEN alumni have come together to organize a series of virtual professional development talks for educators worldwide. The first session on June 3 was “Bringing TEDEd into Your Classroom” and aimed to expose educators on how to integrate and use TEDEd in their classrooms. Participants were exposed to TED, ...
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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Celebrates July 4th 2020

STANDING TOGETHER….IN THE EYES OF THE WORLD American Cultural Envoys & Malaysian Stars Unite  through the Universal Language of Music Kuala Lumpur – This year, the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is celebrating U.S. Independence Day through a special cultural diplomacy collaboration featuring musicians from the U.S. and Malaysia. The bilingual, English-Bahasa track was first ...
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U.S. Seeks to Recover Approximately $96 Million Traceable to Funds Allegedly Misappropriated from Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 1, 2020 The Justice Department announced today the filing of civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $96 million in assets allegedly associated with an international conspiracy to launder funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a Malaysian sovereign wealth ...
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