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2012 East Asian and Pacific Affairs Press Releases



-12/27/12  Folk Music Group Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer With Barbara Lamb Tour Asia and the Pacific Islands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Assistant Secretary of State Campbell's Travel to the Philippines, Malaysia, and New Zealand, December 10-17, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma W. Patrick Murphy Travels to Europe and Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Statement by Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Maria Otero; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Typhoon Bopha; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Birthday and Thailand's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/01/12  North Korean Announcement of a Launch December 10-22, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/30/12  Lao People's Democratic Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/30/12  New APEC Business Advisory Council Member Named; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/12  ASEAN Declaration on Human Rights; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/19/12  Thailand Endorses the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/18/12  United States-Myanmar Joint Plan on Trafficking in Persons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/16/12  Administration Eases Ban on Imports From Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/15/12  Joint Communique: Australia and United States - Resources and Energy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/15/12  ROK Seizure of Chinese Ship (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/14/12  AUSMIN 2012 Joint Communique; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/14/12  Republic of Palau's Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/09/12  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Travel to Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/06/12  U.S. Department of State Hosts Youth TechCamp Fiji, the First in the Pacific; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/05/12  Taken Question: Laos Approval of Xayaburi Dam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/01/12  Conviction and Sentencing of Viet Khang and Tran Vu Anh Binh; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/24/12  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King Travels to Ottawa, October 25-26; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/24/12  U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/23/12  Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell Travels to San Francisco, Tokyo, and Seoul October 23-27; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/22/12  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/22/12  U.S. Department of State and U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation to Send Off First Group of Dogwood Trees as Part of the U.S.-Japan Friendship Blossoms Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/18/12  U.S. Department of State and the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation to Hold Send-Off Ceremony for the Friendship Blossoms - Dogwood Trees Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/18/12  U.S. Makes National Interest Determination Supporting International Financial Institution Assistance to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/18/12  U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/15/12  Chinese Physical Education Exchange Participants Visit United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/15/12  Death of His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/11/12  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns' Travel to Japan, Korea, China, Burma and India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/11/12  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Tokyo and Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/09/12  Republic of Fiji's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/07/12  Finalization of the Philippines - Moro Islamic Liberation Front Framework Agreement;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/01/12  Conviction of Mam Sonando; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/01/12  Taken Question: Taiwan Defense Industry Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  Korean Chuseok Festival;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  New APEC Business Advisory Council Member Named; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  Republic of Palau's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  Tuvalu's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/25/12  Assistant Secretary of State Kerri-Ann Jones to Travel to Thailand and Cambodia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/24/12  Conviction of Three Vietnamese Bloggers; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/20/12  Joint Statement of the United States of America and the Republic of Indonesia on the Occasion of the Third Annual Joint Commission Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/20/12  U.S. Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Travel to Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/19/12  U.S.-New Zealand Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/18/12  Five Permanent UN Representatives Support Mongolia's Nuclear-Weapon-Free Status; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/14/12  Papua New Guinea Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/09/12  APEC: 20th Annual Leaders' Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/09/12  The Department of State and the Asian University for Women Convene Inaugural Grassroots Women's Political Leadership Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/01/12  Joint Statement on the Rarotonga Dialogue on Gender Equality; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  The Pacific Maritime Surveillance Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Trilateral Joint Press Statement Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America Rarotonga, Cook Islands, August 31, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  U.S.-Japan Joint Statement on Aid Coordination in the Pacific Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/12  Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  Malaysia Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/29/12  U.S. Department of State Announces American Music Abroad Tour to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/12  Secretary Clinton's Travel to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/12  U.S. Department of State and the NBA Announce Burma Basketball Envoy Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/12  Assistant Secretary Brimmer's Participation in the Pacific Islands Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/12  Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/14/12  U.S.-China Middle East Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/12  Republic of Korea Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/11/12  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman's Travel to China, Russia, and the United Kingdom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/12  New Government in Timor-Leste; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-08/07/12  Republic of Singapore National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Traveling to Hong Kong,Taiwan, and Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/27/12  Travel to the Pacific Islands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/26/12  Vanuatu Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/24/12  Conclusion of U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/19/12  U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue; Washington, DC
-07/16/12  Lower Mekong Initiative Joint Statement on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/16/12  Under Secretary Hormats' Travel to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/13/12  Statement of the Second Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/13/12  Statement on the Fifth Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/12  Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Dawn L. McCall Travels to Dhaka, Bangkok and Taipei; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/12  State Department Processes One Millionth Visa in China for Fiscal Year 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/12  Trilateral Joint Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/12  U.S.-China Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/12  U.S.-EU Statement on the Asia-Pacific Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/11/12  Joint Statement on Secretary Clinton's Official Visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/10/12  Kiribati Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/10/12  Mongolia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/09/12  Under Secretary Robert D. Hormats Travel to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/06/12  Senior Advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies Tomicah Tillemann Travels to Mongolia and Hong Kong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/05/12  Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer Travel to Japan, Cambodia, and Mongolia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/03/12  Solomon Islands Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/12  The Fourth U.S.-Laos Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/25/12  Readout of U.S. - China Security Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/12  Joint Statement of the 2012 United States - Republic of Korea Foreign and Defense Ministers' Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/12  Joint Statement of the Fourth United States-Thailand Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/12/12  U.S. and Chinese Officials to Discuss Partnerships for Development and Diplomacy at Roundtable Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/09/12  Reports of Ongoing Violence in Burma's Rakhine State; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/05/12  Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero to Travel to Laos and Thailand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/04/12  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King Travels to Tokyo and Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/04/12  Special Representative for North Korean Policy Glyn Davies Travel to Moscow, Brussels, and Paris; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/01/12  Kingdom of Tonga Independence Day; Washington, DC
-05/31/12  Samoa Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/30/12  Deputy Secretary William Burns Travels to Singapore; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/25/12  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King Travel to Brussels; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/25/12  Vietnam War Commemoration National Announcement and Proclamation Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/21/12  Assistant Secretary Campbell Travels to Cambodia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/21/12  Readout of Secretary Clinton's Call with Aung San Suu Kyi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/17/12  U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral in Seoul, May 21; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/17/12  United States-China Cooperation in Afghanistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/15/12  Indonesia-U.S. Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  Chen Guangcheng; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  Joint Statement on the 4th Round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  Joint Statement on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Outcomes of the Strategic Track; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  The U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Rounds I-IV Strategic Track Outcomes; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  Third U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange Joint Achievement Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  China Joins the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  Secretary Clinton Supports Expansion of U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  Special Representative Reta Jo Lewis Travels to China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  U.S.-China Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  United States Dedicates New Consulate General Compound in Surabaya, Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/12  United States and Singapore become Hague Abduction Convention Partners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/02/12  Burma - National League for Democracy and Parliament;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/02/12  Chen Guangcheng;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/30/12  Joint Statement of the United States-Philippines Ministerial Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/30/12  The U.S.-Philippines Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/26/12  Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/26/12  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Travel to China, Bangladesh, and India; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/26/12  Under Secretary Sonenshine To Co-Coordinate the 2012 U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/24/12  ANZAC Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/18/12  U.S.- China Legal Experts Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/17/12  Thingyan - New Year Water Festival;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/17/12  U.S.-India Dialogue on Asia Pacific Region; New Delhi , India
-04/12/12  Assistant Secretary Campbell Travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, and Singapore April 14 - 19, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/12/12  Khmer New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/12/12  Lao New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/11/12  U.S.-China Ten Year Framework for Energy and Environment Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/10/12  Songkran Festival - Thai New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/29/12  Joint Press Statement on the 3rd U.S.-China Women's Leadership and Exchange Dialogue (Women-LEAD); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/23/12  U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy Third Director General-Level Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/20/12  Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell's Travel to Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/20/12  U.S. Department of State Hosts TechCamp Bangkok to Build Digital Literacy of Civil Society; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/19/12  U.S.-New Zealand Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/16/12  North Korean Announcement of Missile Launch; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/15/12  U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement Takes Effect;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/12/12  U.S.-China Asia-Pacific Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/10/12  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King and USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Jon Brause Meetings in Europe; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/07/12  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell Travel to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/29/12  U.S.-DPRK Bilateral Discussions; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/24/12  Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell's Travel to New Zealand and Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/24/12  Deputy Secretary Nides' Trip to Korea and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/23/12  Japan: Defense Cooperation (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/17/12  U.S. Department of State Kicks-Off "Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative" With U.S. Soccer, Sends Sports Envoys to Engage Youth in Malaysia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/15/12  Expansion of U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/12  United States Delegation Travels to Beijing for Talks with the DPRK; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/12  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro Travels to Philippines; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/12  Secretary Clinton Welcomes Burmese Civil Society Delegation to United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/12  United States - Japan Joint Statement on Defense Posture; Washington, DC
-02/06/12  Science Envoy Travels to Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/06/12  Supporting Assessment Missions in Burma by International Financial Institutions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/03/12  New Zealand Waitangi Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-02/01/12  Joint Statement - United States - Singapore Joint Vision Statement on New Political Framework; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Assistant Secretary Campbell Travel to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia, January 30 - February 4, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Joint Statement of the United States-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Russia, January 31 - February 3, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/12  Toward a Deeper Alliance: United States-Philippines Bilateral Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Australia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Statement by Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Maria Otero; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  United States and the Republic of Korea to Sign Environmental Cooperation Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Joint Statement of the United States-Singapore Strategic Partners Dialogue; Washington, DC
-01/14/12  Taiwan Presidential Election; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Bureau of International Information Programs Coordinator Dawn L. McCall Travels to Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Recent Developments on Burma;  Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-01/12/12  U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Special Advisor for International Children's Issues Susan Jacobs Travels to East Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/12  Acquittal of Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/06/12  Republic of the Marshall Islands Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Travel of Ambassador Luis CdeBaca to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  Burma's Independence Day; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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