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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (19 March 2019)

Location: Hsipaw Township, Shan State, Burma Event: Hiking and trekking outside of Hsipaw town is dangerous due to active armed conflict and land mines.  Multiple armed groups occupy areas near Hsipaw, and there are frequent clashes among the groups and with the Burmese military.  Areas of armed conflict around Hsipaw frequently change without warning.  Land ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces 2019 Winners of Women of Change Award in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2019 YANGON – The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the two recipients of the annual U.S. Embassy Women of Change Award.  U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel will present the awards today in a ceremony for friends, family, and colleagues of the recipients.  The U.S. Embassy’s Women of Change award recognizes ...
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Press Releases: U.S. and Myanmar Teams Work to Control New Agricultural Pest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2019  NAY PYI TAW – U.S.-based agricultural experts are in Myanmar this week working with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation (MOALI) and farming communities to mitigate the spread of a new agricultural pest called Fall Armyworm, which has the potential to dramatically reduce maize crop production in Myanmar.  ...
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PRESS RELEASE: Ceremony Honors Fallen U.S. Service Members from World War II in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2019 MANDALAY — Today the United States will repatriate the recovered possible human remains of U.S. service members missing from World War II in the Salingyi area of Sagaing Region during a recent recovery mission through the U.S. Department of Defense’s agency the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). These remains ...
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