East Asia & Pacific

Jan 9 Religious Procession in Manila amidst Backdrop of Insurgent Activity
On January 9, millions of Filipinos are expected to join the Black Nazarene procession in Manila, likely resulting in significant logistical…

Indonesia Terrorism Cases More Than Double in 2016
Recent comments by the Indonesian Chief of Police indicated that the number of terrorism-related offenses handled by the country’s security personnel…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Manila (Philippines), Embassy Closure on January 9
The U.S. Embassy in Manila will close on Monday, January 9, 2017. The Manila City government has declared January 9 a local holiday with all city…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Manila (Philippines), Typhoon Nock-Ten (Nina)
The Embassy of the United States is transmitting the following information as a public service to U.S. Citizens in the Philippines. Please…