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English Language Specialist Marsha Chan conducts a series of teacher training workshops in Johor and Sabah

English Language Specialist (ELSpec) Marsha Chan, an author and consultant at Sunburst Media in California, conducted a series of teacher training workshops in Johor and Sabah from January 23 through 28, 2019. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Keningau Vocational College and the State Education Offices of ...
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Kami Sayang Teacher

Last year, as part of the Fulbright English Teacher Assistant (ETA) program, 100 young Americans taught English to students throughout Malaysia.  Our friends at TV3 were there to capture this experience and have produces Kami Sayang Teacher, a 10-part docu-series covering their adventures. The ETA Programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the ...
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Pathway for Kuala Bibang Water Willage in Sabah Opens

Today, a pathway for a water village in Semporna, Sabah was officially opened in Kuala Bibang. On behalf of villagers who rely on the pathway as a link between the coast and their homes, the U.S. Army and the PASKAL Unit of the Royal Malaysian Navy worked together to replace the damaged structure. The new pathway will provide safer passage for the villagers ...
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Press Releases: Religious Freedom Designations

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 11, 2018 On November 28, 2018, I designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, as Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for having engaged in or tolerated ”systematic, ongoing, [and] egregious ...
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