News & Events

Remarks by Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Janice L. Jacobs

Opening Remarks at Press Availability Grand Millennium Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thank you it’s great to be here in Kuala Lumpur today. I’m looking forward to a very productive series of meetings today. But first, I wanted to take a minute to speak about the importance of people-to-people ties in our relationship, and the importance ...
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Ambassador Yun Hosts a Wildlife Protection Event

Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun’s Wildlife Protection Event Draws Crowd:  On Friday, February 21, 2014, Ambassador Yun hosted panelists from the Sabah Wildlife Department, Sabah Forestry Department, Danau Gireng Field Centre, and EcoHealth Alliance for a presentation attended by 15 heads of foreign missions in Malaysia, as well as a number of directors of Malaysian and ...
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Johnny Rodgers Band a Hit in East Malaysia

More than 2,000 people came to see the performance of the U.S.-based Johnny Rodgers Band and seven other country music bands from Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore at the Miri Country Music Fest 2014.  The band performed a selection of original songs, including “Moving to Graceland” as well as favorite hits by Garth Brooks, Jerry Reed, ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia in April

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia in April The President will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April as part of his ongoing commitment to increase U.S. diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in ...
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Ambassador Yun Visits ETA School in Kuching

On February 5, 2014, Ambassador Joseph Yun and his wife Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun visited Bandar Samariang Secondary School Kuching that currently hosts ETA Alexandra Mills.   AMB Yun and his wife received warm welcomes from the Kuching State Education officials including the Director of the Kuching State Education, Principal of SMK Bandar Samariang, various school functionaries, ...
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