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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (April 8, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert April 8, 2021 Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia  U.S. Citizens in Malaysia Holding Expired Social Visit Passes   (IMPORTANT REMINDER)  In January 2021, the Malaysian authorities informed the U.S. Embassy that foreign nationals currently in Malaysia with social visit passes that expired on or after January 1, 2020 will have a grace period of 14 working days after the end of the Movement Control Order (which, at the time, was scheduled to end on March ...
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Security Alert  U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur  

Location: Malaysia Event:  On April 1, 2021, the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) announced that Malaysia is increasing its terrorist threat alert level. The RMP did not cite a specific threat or group that caused this increase. Last week, a suicide bomber attacked a Catholic church in the city of Makassar, in the South Sulawesi province ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 31, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein today.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Hishammuddin reflected on the shared interests between our nations and discussed their desire to strengthen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, including through ASEAN and ...
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U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – Health Alert (March 31, 2021 )

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur Health Alert March 31, 2021   Event: COVID-19 Location: Malaysia Conditional and Recovery Movement Control Orders (UPDATED) A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will continue to be in effect through April 14 in the following states and federal territories: Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang, and Kelantan. A CMCO will be in ...
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Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) English language instructors learn new teaching methodologies and digital tools through the virtual EL Specialist program

On March 11, fifteen English language instructors of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) successfully completed their 4-week virtual instructional teaching skills workshop facilitated by English Language Specialist Michael Herndon. During the last week, all participants had the chance to practice their new teaching methodologies via a teaching demonstration. Based on the evaluation survey conducted, 100% ...
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