East Asia & Pacific

Implications of the Russia-China Cyber Agreement
Russia and China signed 32 bilateral agreements on May 8, including a cybersecurity deal assessed by some as an attempt to create a unified front and…

ISIL Outside Iraq and Syria: Malaysia
Malaysian authorities have now arrested more than 100 individuals linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), including over 30…

JIS Ruling Worries Private Sector in Indonesia
The recent conviction of two teachers in Indonesia despite evident procedural flaws during the course of their trial has raised concerns about the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Canberra (Australia), Recent Counter-Terrorism…
The Mission of the United States of America in Australia reminds U.S. citizens that the Australian National Terrorism Public Alert level, set by the…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Majuro (Republic of the Marshall Islands), Tropical…
The U.S. Embassy in Majuro alerts U.S. citizens of a tropical disturbance developing southeast of Majuro, that could cause wind and sea conditions…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tokyo (Japan), Volcanic Activity in Hakone - Near…
The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo alerts U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Japan that on May 6 the Japan Meteorological Agency issued a Level 2 warning…