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Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson on Tsunami in West Java and Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC December 23, 2018 The United States conveys our deepest condolences for the loss of life and destruction from the tsunami that struck West Java and southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on December 22. We continue to monitor the situation closely and are in close communication with Indonesian authorities. Our thoughts ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Jakarta – Tsunami on the West Coast of Banten and Lampung

Subject: Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Jakarta – Tsunami on the West Coast of Banten and Lampung Location:  Banten, West Java and Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia Event:  A tsunami hit coastal areas around the Sunda Strait on 22 December 2018, affecting the Pandeglang, South Lampung, and Serang districts (including the resort area of Anyer). The ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hails U.S.-Japan Partnership on Indonesia’s Jawa 1 Project

During a December 19 groundbreaking ceremony in Cilamaya District, West Java, United States Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. hailed the contributions of American and Japanese companies in what will be Indonesia’s first power plant integrating natural gas infrastructure and power generation. Ambassador Donovan noted the project, known as Jawa 1, is a product ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia (December 18, 2018) Location: Indonesia, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, the Indonesian National Police will visibly increase their presence at tourist sites, churches, malls, and other public gathering places.  The Embassy advises heightened personal security awareness, particularly in public areas frequented by foreigners, during this period. Actions ...
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MCC Board of Directors Selects New Bilateral Compacts, Threshold Programs, Eligible Countries for Concurrent Compacts

For Immediate Release December 12, 2018 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email: press@mcc.gov WASHINGTON, D.C., December 12, 2018 – At its quarterly meeting, the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors met to select countries eligible for MCC assistance, which is designed to spur economic growth and reduce poverty. The Board selected Indonesia, Malawi and Kosovo for ...
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