East Asia & Pacific

Thailand's Much Anticipated Elections (March 24)
On March 24, Thai voters will participate in the first elections since a military-led government assumed power in May 2014. Although Thailand has…

Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27 and 28.Vietnamese authorities…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Ross River Virus Disease
OSAC Snapshots take a quick look at issues affecting security for private-sector travelers around the world. This Snapshot looks at the implications…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Wellington (New Zealand), Christchurch Situation
We are following the tragic events in #chch, please follow local authorities for advice & updates.

Health Alert: Rangoon (Burma), Case of Measles
We wish to notify you that there was a reported case of measles in the U.S. Embassy in Rangoon, Burma. If you visited U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma…

Health Alert: Jakarta (Indonesia), Polio Outbreak in Papua
On February 28, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 2 Travel Notice – Practice increased precautions due to a…