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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location: Yangon, Burma Event: A demonstration in support of two convicted Reuters journalists is planned for between 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 16 in downtown Yangon at Maha Bandula Park. Though the demonstration is expected to be peaceful, U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid this area during the demonstration. Actions to Take: ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (07 September 2018) Location: Yangon Event: The Yangon City Development Committee announced intermittent cuts to the water supply for various Yangon-area townships on September 13 and 14, 2018 due to maintenance on the water supply system.  The list of affected townships includes: Bahan, Botahtaung, Dawbon, Hlaing, Hlaing ...
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2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) on U.S. National Security Policymaking

The U.S. Embassy in Yangon is pleased to announce the opportunity to compete for the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) on US National Security Policymaking program. WHAT: The SUSI for Scholars focuses on the formulation of U.S. foreign and national security policy and the role of the federal government, think-tanks, media, and public opinion in shaping ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Conviction of ‎Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

U.S. Embassy Statement on Conviction of ‎Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo September 3, 2018 Today’s conviction of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo under the Official Secrets Act is deeply troubling for all who support press freedom and the transition toward democracy in Myanmar.  The American people have long stood with ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (31 August 2018) Location: Yangon, Burma Event: A demonstration and march in support of two Reuters journalists on trial in Yangon will take place tomorrow, September 1st, at 3:00 P.M. in Yangon.  The march will begin at Butaryone Bus Stop, Insein Road, head south on Insein Road ...
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