East Asia & Pacific

Abu Sayyaf Eyed in Central Visayas Clash
On April 11, security forces clashed with heavily armed militants on the Philippine island of Bohol, resulting in at least nine deaths. The incident…

OSAC: Korean Peninsula Survey Results
From April 13-14, members of OSAC’s Pan Asia Regional Council (PARC) were invited to participate in a brief benchmarking survey regarding recent…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Rangoon (Burma), Cyclone System Developing in Bay of…
There is a cyclone system developing in the Bay of Bengal. The storm is currently expected to make landfall in Burma in the late evening hours of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Manila (Philippines), Travel Advisory for Central…
The U.S. Embassy has received unsubstantiated yet credible information that terrorist groups may attempt to conduct kidnappings in Central Visayas,…