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  • President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and the situation in Ukraine, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, July 18, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

    President Obama Speaks on Flight MH17

    “This was a global tragedy,” he said. “An Asian airliner was destroyed in European skies, filled with citizens from many countries.

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  • President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House, July 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

    Iftar Dinner at the White House

    President Obama hosted his sixth Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House, an annual tradition started by Hillary Clinton when she hosted a Ramadan Eid celebration dinner in 1996.

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  • Trafficking In Persons 2014 Report

    Trafficking In Persons 2014 Report

    U.S. Secretary John Kerry released the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report, the most comprehensive report on govt efforts worldwide to combat human trafficking. Malaysia has been downgraded to Tier 3.

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  • Ambassador Yun, Embassy officers, and Muslim leaders pose before the dialog. (U.S. Embassy photo)

    Ambassador Yun Hosts a Dialogue Muslims Leaders

    On June 26, Ambassador Joseph Yun invited prominent leaders of Malaysian Muslim communities to his residence for an informal discussion on current domestic issues and foreign affairs.

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  • President Barack Obama participates in a restricted bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Abdul Razak at the Prime Minister's residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Obama: U.S. Seeks Closer Asia-Pacific Ties

    President Obama told about 550 young Southeast Asian leaders at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur April 27 of the U.S. “rebalance” toward closer ties with the Asia-Pacific region.

News

  • The Nasi Lemak Project

    The U.S. Embassy KL is proud to announce that Mastura M. Rashid of the IIUM has won the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award.

Embassy Highlights

  • Dr. Iber as a panel member on a discussion titled "Autocorrect: Do Algorithms eliminate the need for proper English?" at the festival. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    Farewell Dr George Iber!

    During the last few weeks of his 10-month assignment with the English Language Teaching Center (ELTC) at the Ministry of Education, Senior English Language Fellow Dr. George Iber continued delivering talks and conducting workshops with Malaysian audiences. 

  • Lt. General Russell J. Handy with RMAF Major-General Datuk Seri Affendi Buang. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    U.S. Air Force Trains with the Royal Malaysian Air Force in Exercise Cope Taufan

    On June 15, 40 media personnel were invited to view first-hand an air drop onboard a C-17 Globemaster flying over Penor, Pahang before continuing the journey to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) base in Butterworth, Penang. It is part of the Cope Taufan and Teak Mint Exercise being held simultaneously from June 9-20. 

  • The U.S. Air Force Ensemble entertains Lincoln Corner Penang (Seberang Jaya) guests. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    Malaysians at Lincoln Corners and Academic Institutions Touched by U.S. Air Force Band Ensemble

    While the U.S. Air Force Band of the Asia Pacific (PACAF) was conducting joint military exercises with Malaysian counterparts June 9-22, its four- piece music ensemble led by Captain Haley Armstrong engaged in a series of community relations activities in Kuala Lumpur and Penang. 

  • (Second from left) A/DCM with MIT/MISI Board and faculty. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    Acting DCM Kent Stiegler Emphasized U.S.- Malaysian Comprehensive Partnership at MISI Convocation

    On May 28, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission (A/DCM) Kent Stiegler congratulated 21 Master’s degree graduates of the Malaysia Institute of Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Selangor for completing the rigorous program, which is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Government of Malaysia. 

  • Matt Ingeneri with Johor Bahru City Council Orchestra at the Jazz Appreciation Night in Johor Bahru, May 23, 2014. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    Celebrating Jazz in Johor Bahru

    On May 23, Lincoln Corner Johor organized a Jazz Appreciation Night, a fun-filled evening with a live Jazz concert by U.S. Embassy Officer Mr. Matt Ingeneri in collaboration with Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) Orchestra. 

  • Workshop participants (U.S. Embassy photo)
    Lincoln Corner Melaka Promotes E-Library USA

    On May 15, twenty teachers and librarians from schools and the Melaka State Public Library attended a special workshop on “Information Literacy: Harnessing the Power of E-Library USA” organized at the Lincoln Corner. 

  • Donnelly with a section of the participants. (U.S. Embassy photo)
    U.S. Embassy Speaker Donnelly Makes History Come Alive at the Univesity of Malaya

    On May 14, Economics Section Office Management Specialist James Donnelly presented a seminar on “The U.S. Involvement in Vietnam,” to twenty-five undergraduates taking a modern history clas” at the University of Malaya. 

Announcement

  • The U.S. Embassy will be CLOSED for business on Monday and Tuesday, July 28 & 29, 2014 for Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

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