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2020 Elections Information

The 2020 U.S. general elections will be held on November 3. At the federal level, voters will choose a U.S. president, 35 members of the U.S. Senate and all 435 voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives. At the state level, 11 governorships are up for grabs this year, as are more than 5,000 ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Many states have begun sending out ballots via email. Make sure you check your spam/junk email folder so your ballot does n

UPDATE: Many states have begun sending out ballots via email. Make sure you check your spam/junk email folder so your ballot does not slip through the cracks!   In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 elections are as early as October 5th.  We recommend that you complete a   Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  each year to ensure you are able to participate in elections as an overseas ...
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COVID-19 Information

On August 6, 2020, the State Department issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Malaysia due to COVID-19, advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Malaysia. For additional information, please see the full  Travel Advisory . Please note that routine Consular Services at the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur remain suspended.  We will resume routine consular services as soon as possible but ...
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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (September 17, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert September 17, 2020   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia On August 28, 2020, the Prime Minister announced an extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) through December 31, 2020.  On September 16, the Immigration Department of Malaysia  announced  that foreign travelers with long-term passes may now enter Malaysia with approval by the ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches New Initiative to Support Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs

Today, Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir and Secretary-General for the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Dato’ Dr. Junaidah binti Kamarruddin officiated the Malaysia launch of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a flagship U.S. government program under the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative.  Through AWE, women entrepreneurs around the globe are ...
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