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On January 31, 2020, the President signed a proclamation suspending the entry into the United States of any foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, during the 14 day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. ...
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Statement: Presidential ‎Proclamation on Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry

On January 31, following an extensive review and engagement period with countries around the world, the President signed a Proclamation on Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry. This Proclamation directs the Departments of State and Homeland Security to restrict the entry of certain nationals of countries identified as deficient in information ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

31 January 2020 Location: Myanmar Event: The Department of State updated the travel advisory for China to Level 4: Do Not Travel.  On January 30, the World Health Organization has determined the rapidly spreading outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (30 January 2020)

Location: Myanmar   Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China due to an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, which can be spread from person to person.  There are so far no identified cases in Myanmar.  Myanmar authorities have ...
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U.S. Embassy and The Asia Foundation Donate Over 9,000 Books to Lower Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2020 U.S. Embassy and The Asia Foundation Donate Over 9,000 Books to Lower Myanmar   Yangon – In a ceremony at American Center Yangon today, the U.S. Embassy and The Asia Foundation donated over 9,000 books to 139 educational institutions in Myanmar.  The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. ...
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