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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

06 December 2019 Location:  Yangon and various other cities across Myanmar Event: Demonstrations in support of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi are planned for Yangon and Mandalay on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.  The demonstration in Yangon will be held at Mahabandoola Park from 1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.  The Embassy expects similar demonstrations ...
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Remarks as prepared for Ambassador Scot Marciel at the launch of the USAID Lincoln Scholarship Program, Novotel Hotel

Remarks as prepared for Ambassador Scot Marciel at the launch of the USAID Lincoln Scholarship Program, Novotel Hotel, November 26, 2019 Having been in Myanmar for three and a half years, I have met hundreds of inspiring people around the country, each one working hard to build a better future for their communities and country.  ...
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Ambassador Announces Lincoln Scholarships for Master’s Degrees in U.S.A.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2019 Ambassador Announces Lincoln Scholarships for Master’s Degrees in U.S.A. Yangon – Nearly 100 Myanmar young leaders from around the country will receive a high quality graduate education at U.S. universities through the new Lincoln Scholarship program announced U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel today. “The United States wants to see Myanmar succeed.  That’s ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location:  Lashio, Shan State, Myanmar Event:  Initial reports indicate that multiple rockets were fired in Lashio town on Saturday, November 16.  One rocket hit the Lashio airport runway, which caused the Myanmar government to temporarily close the airport.  Another rocket hit a civilian residential area.  The airport is now open and security services have increased ...
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U.S. Invites Local Solutions to Address the Drug Epidemic in Kachin State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2019 U.S. invites local solutions to address the drug epidemic in Kachin state   Myitkyina – U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar Scot Marciel opened a workshop in Myitkyina for local organizations working in Kachin state to reduce drug dependency through treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention activities. “Drug dependency is an issue that we face in the United ...
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