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U.S. Embassy Partners with SEARCCT to Host Regional Workshop on Countering Online Violent Extremist Narratives

The United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and the Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter Terrorism (SEARCCT) partnered to host the Southeast Asia Regional Workshop on Countering Online Violent Extremist Narratives from November 4 – 6, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur. Over 60 participants from various ASEAN countries, the United States and Australia attended the workshop, aimed at sharing best practices for countering ...
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U.S. Embassy Town Hall for American Citizens Living in Penang

The Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Consul General and other embassy representatives will hold a town hall event for U.S. Citizens in Penang on November 5 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Embassy representatives will discuss services offered for U.S. Citizens and answer questions from participants. Limited consular services (passport applications and notarials) will also be ...
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U.S. Embassy Encourages Increased Vigilance for International Schools

A recent anonymous posting on a Jihadist website encouraged attacks against American and other international schools in 16 Muslim countries, including Western teachers employed at these schools. That message referenced schools in the localities of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and Maadi (Egypt) as examples, and these two cities as locations with high concentrations of potential targets. ...
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Ambassador Yun Visits ExxonMobil’s Tapis R Offshore Platform

On Wednesday October 29, Ambassador Joseph Yun visited the newly installed Tapis R offshore oil platform, the hub of the Tapis Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project off the coast of Terengganu. ExxonMobil and its joint venture partner Petronas are investing $2.5 billion in the project, which seeks to boost oil production from the maturing Tapis ...
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Consular Services in Kota Kinabalu By Appointment, October 15

A Representative from the United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur will visit Kota Kinabalu on Wednesday morning, October 15 to conduct limited consular services. U.S. citizens can also meet with the representative to ask questions on any consular issues. The representative will take applications for U.S. passports renewals and prepare notarials. Appointments are required for ...
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