• MEWG Meeting - April 2017 (2)
    Attendees at OSAC’s Media and Entertainment Working Group Spring meeting on April 21, 2017.
    

East Asia & Pacific

Mongolia Polls Highlight Persistent Security Concerns
On July 7, Khaltmaa Battulga, a former martial arts star turned business mogul, was elected as the President of Mongolia. The run-off election…

Pro-ISIS Indonesians Suspected in Medan Knife Attack
On June 25, two assailants conducted a knife attack at a provincial police headquarters compound in Medan (North Sumatra), killing one officer. The…

Melbourne Shooting Designated a Terrorist Attack
On June 5, an Australian national of Somali origin murdered a hotel clerk and briefly abducted a female before being killed in shootout with police.…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tokyo (Japan), Safe Night in Tokyo
As peak travel season approaches, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo is offering the following security tips to help visitors stay safe while enjoying Tokyo’s…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hong Kong (China), Large Public Gathering,…
From Thursday, June 29, through Saturday, July 1, Hong Kong will be the venue for a number of events marking the twentieth anniversary of the…