News & Events

Restricted Traffic in Rangoon

Alert: U.S. Embassy Rangoon – December 28, 2022 Location: Downtown Rangoon Event: Restricted Traffic in Rangoon The Embassy has received reports the military regime will close a stretch of Pyay Road between Bagaya and Pyi Htaung Su  Yeik Tha Road  on January 1st between midnight until January 2nd 09:00 a.m. to practice for their Independence Day military parade.  They ...
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Demonstration Alert: December 28, 2022

Event: There are reports of a possible peaceful protest in front of U.S. Embassy Rangoon on December 28, 2022, at approximately 1000 hours. All are reminded to travel cautiously in Yangon and maintain a heightened situational awareness.  If you observe something suspicious or dangerous, move away and report it to law enforcement as soon as it ...
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Security Update: December 23, 2022

Security Update: December 23, 2022 EVENT: We anticipate potential increases in attacks, targeted shootings, or explosions during upcoming holidays, including Burmese Independence Day and Union Day. Given increased security force presence and possible retaliatory action and out of an abundance of caution, Americans are to maintain a heightened situational awareness and avoid unnecessary movements on ...
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Security Update:  December 20, 2022 

Security Update:  December 20, 2022  EVENT: We anticipate potential increases in attacks, targeted shootings, or explosions during upcoming holidays, including Burmese Independence Day and Union Day.  Given increased security force presence and possible retaliatory action and out of an abundance of caution, Americans are to maintain a heightened situational awareness and avoid unnecessary movements on ...
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Message from Ambassador Thomas L. Vajda to the People of Myanmar on Completion of his Service 

Message from Ambassador Thomas L. Vajda to the People of Myanmar on Completion of his Service December 17, 2022 It has been an honor to serve as the U. S. Ambassador to Myanmar for the past two years. Having served previously in Myanmar under military dictatorship, it was deeply rewarding to return as Ambassador along ...
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