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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 are suspended due to the MCO. Please complete this form ...
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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (March 4, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert March 4, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Conditional and Recovery Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be in effect from March 5 until March 18 in the following states and federal territories: Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Kedah, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, and Kelantan. A ...
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Ambassador Brian McFeeters Arrives in Malaysia

  Kuala Lumpur – Ambassador Brian McFeeters, the new U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, arrived in Kuala Lumpur the evening of Friday, February 26, 2021.  The Ambassador is pleased to be returning to Malaysia, where he previously served at the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur as the Political Counselor from 2009 to 2011. Upon his arrival, ...
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Malaysia: English Language Fellow launches a series of virtual English classes for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)

On February 26, Virtual English Language Fellow (VELF) Maren Mitchell conducted her first English proficiency class for twenty-two MMEA officers. With a switch to a virtual format, four officers from Sultan Ahmad Shah Maritime Academy (AMSAS) which is based in Kuantan, Pahang, were also able to join the class together with their colleagues from the MMEA headquarters located in Cyberjaya. This 10-week project endeavors to improve participants’ English communication ...
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Kami Sayang Teacher – Season 2

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program is a showcase exchange program that brings 100 young Americans to Malaysia each year where they work side by side with Malaysians throughout the country to teach English through incredibly creative programming.
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