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  • November 10 - 16, 2014: President Obama’s Trip to China, Burma and Australia
    November 10 - 16, 2014: President Obama’s Trip to China, Burma and Australia (see more)

    On his sixth trip to Asia as President, and second trip to the region in 2014 alone, President Obama travels to Beijing, China for the APEC Leaders Meeting and a bilateral state visit with President Xi; to Nay Pyi Taw and Rangoon, Burma for the East Asia Summit and U.S.-ASEAN Summit as well as a bilateral visit; and to Brisbane, Australia for the G20.  

  • Special Feature: International Education Week 2014 (see more)
    Special Feature: International Education Week 2014 (see more)

    International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. 

  • APEC 2014 (see more)
    APEC 2014 (see more)

    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC's 21 Member Economies are the United States; Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; The Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Republic of Korea... 

  • Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks Sydney Seiler Remarks to Reporters at Incheon Airport
    Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks Sydney Seiler Remarks to Reporters at Incheon Airport

    S/E SEILER: It’s a pleasure to be back in Seoul. I’ve come to participate in the North East Asia Peace and Cooperation Forum which will take place tomorrow and then after that have talks here and consultations both with our Embassy, U.S. Forces Korea, but most importantly with my counterpart in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Shin Chae-hyun ... 

  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Leads Business Development Mission to Japan and South Korea
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Leads Business Development Mission to Japan and South Korea

    Home to nearly 60 percent of the world’s GDP and the fastest growing economies, the Asia-Pacific region offers a wide array of opportunities for United States businesses and workers.  

  • U.S. Response & Assistance: Ebola Outbreak
    Special Feature: U.S. Response & Assistance: Ebola Outbreak (see more)

    Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). Ebola viruses are found in several African countries. Ebola was first discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  

 

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