East Asia & Pacific

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Outbreaks of Diphtheria
Although it is a preventable disease and is quite uncommon in most of the Western world, outbreaks of diphtheria are being reported in Bangladesh,…

OSAC Security Snapshot: Volcanic Eruption on Bali Disrupts Aviation
Mount Agung, an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, erupted on November 21 and 25, and is currently emitting significant ash. The…

Anti-corporate Activism in Australia (Nov 23 - Dec 2)
A group calling itself Whistleblowers, Activists & Citizens Alliance (WACA) is coordinating a “self-organized, decentralized” activism campaign…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Osaka-Kobe (Japan), Protest Outside U.S. Consulate…
Japanese authorities have informed us of planned protests against the United Statesgovernment’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Fukuoka (Japan), Protest Outside Fukuoka American…
Japanese authorities have informed us of planned protests against the United States’ recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital at…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Demonstration at Embassy on…
The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to…