News & Events

Worldwide Caution

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. ...
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U.S Embassy Kuala Lumpur commemorates World AIDS Day

Today, colleagues from  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur  gathered with our friends from PKKUM and  Kuala Lumpur City Gallery  to commemorate World AIDS Day. Forming a human ribbon provided an opportunity to show unity against HIV/AIDS, support those living with the disease and remember those taken by AIDS-related illnesses. Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite only being ...
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Mohamed Geraldez in Malaysia

Mohamed Geraldez, a successful American Muslim entrepreneur, public speaker and investor, was in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 30 speaking to students at the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences of the International Islamic University Malaysia. He spoke about entrepreneurship, digital branding and the “halal economy,” and was also interviewed by Utusan Malaysia. Mr. Geraldez was in Kuching, Sarawak in Malaysia speaking at the World Islamic ...
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International Day for Tolerance

In the spirit of interfaith cooperation and understanding ahead of the International Day for Tolerance, Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir led a group of local faith leaders on a “Harmony Walk” to the National Mosque and several houses of worship throughout the Brickfields neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur. The Harmony Walk captured the rich diversity of Malaysia’s ...
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Tony Memmel visits Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru

Songwriter and performer Tony Memmel visited Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru from Nov 6 -10 under the American Music Abroad program administered by American Voices for the Department of State.  Tony was born missing his left forearm, but nevertheless taught himself to play the guitar with the use of a device he made himself. Together with his ...
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