East Asia & Pacific

Annual Briefing 2017: Between Chaos & Complacency on the Korean Peninsula
This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series. Since becoming North Korea's Supreme Leader in 2011, Kim Jong-Un has accelerated…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Mumps in New Zealand
Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is reporting the worst outbreak of mumps -- 740 cases in 2017 alone -- since 1994.

OSAC Snapshot: Cambodian Water Festival
From November 2-4, parts of central Phnom Penh along the Tonle Sap River are likely to see large gatherings and heavy traffic due to Cambodia’s…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Phnom Penh (Cambodia) Heightened Security Presence
On November 16 2017, Cambodia’s Supreme Court is expected to rule on a motion to dissolve the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). The…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Honiara (Solomon Islands), Potential Political Unrest
The United States Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea wishes to advise American citizens living in and around Honiara City to be aware of the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Typhoon Damrey
The U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City cautions U.S. citizens that Typhoon Damrey is forecasted to make landfall Friday night into Saturday morning,…