East Asia & Pacific

Taipei 2017 World University Games
Taiwan will host the 29th Summer Universiade from August 19-30. The event, also known as the World University Games, is expected to feature more than…

Potential Aviation Threat Disrupted in Sydney
Australian authorities have detained at least four men in greater Sydney for attempting to build an improvised explosive device that they could…

Tips for Trips & Study Abroad: China
While China is generally considered safe, the country is not without certain risks − especially for student travelers. Familiarize yourself with…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Vientiane (Laos), Tropical Cyclone Doksuri
Tropical Cyclone Doksuri is expected to make landfall over Vietnam on Friday Sept 15. Heavy rains are expected in Laos with possible widespread…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hanoi (Vietnam), Typhoon Doksuri
The U.S. Embassy Hanoi cautions U.S. citizens that Typhoon Doksuri is expected to make landfall over northern Vietnam on Friday, September 15. The…