• OSAC Dublin event - October 2018
    Q4 OSAC Dublin meeting.
    

East Asia & Pacific

China Travel Advisory Update & OSAC Benchmarking Results
On January 3, the State Department updated the China Travel Advisory, reiterating concerns over the arbitrary enforcement of local laws, as well as…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Rubella in Japan
Japan has been reporting cases of rubella since late July. Due to variable vaccination regulations and compliance, a sizable population in Japan is…

Huawei Arrest and U.S. Private-sector Response
The recent arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Chinese telecommunication company Huawei, has raised concern among U.S.…

Consular Reporting

Weather Alert: Bangkok (Thailand), Tropical Storm Pabuk
Event: Tropical Storm Pabuk is forecasted to affect southern Thailand from January 3-5, 2019. Heavy rains and strong winds will affect both the Gulf…

Security Alert: Manila (Philippines), DHS Aviation Security Notice
On December 26, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a formal notice regarding the aviation security measures at the Ninoy Aquino…

Security Alert: Manila (Philippines), Holiday Security Measures
The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution while traveling and residing in the Philippines. The holiday season is a prime time for…