U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures

U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 22, 2020 Today, Secretary Pompeo launched the U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures initiative. Health Futures captures our existing and ongoing work with ASEAN on public health and lays the groundwork for long-term partnership, targeted assistance, and a renewed focus on our most fundamental resource – the health …

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U.S. Support for ASEAN in Fighting COVID-19

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 31, 2020 As the leader in the global health and humanitarian response to COVID-19, the United States has acted swiftly to support our ASEAN partners in combating the COVID-19 virus. Since the outbreak began, the U.S. government has provided approximately $18.3 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to …

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FACT SHEET: USTDA & Blue Solar Grant Signing Ceremony on August 14, 2019

FACT SHEET USTDA & Blue Solar Grant Signing Ceremony August 14, 2019 Blue Solar Project: A USTDA grant is funding a feasibility study for the Thai energy developer Blue Solar Co., Ltd. (“Blue Solar”) to support the development of a solar photovoltaic (PV) project with an integrated energy storage system located in Suphan Buri Province, …

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The United States and ASEAN: An Enduring Partnership

With a population of 650 million, average GDP growth of five percent nearing $3 trillion, and a young, tech-savvy demographic, the ten ASEAN countries make up one of the world’s most dynamic ‎regions.  Over the past 42 years, the United States and ASEAN have worked together to promote peace, stability, and prosperity.  The U.S.-ASEAN relationship …

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Strengthening the U.S.-Mekong Partnership

The Mekong Matters to America The Mekong region – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam – is strategically important to the United States.  The region is a focus of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy, and integral to our engagement with ASEAN.  The United States aims to uphold sovereignty, transparency, good governance, ASEAN centrality, and a rules-based order, in conjunction …

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President Donald J. Trump’s Administration is Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

INDO-PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM: Administration officials reaffirmed a whole-of-government commitment to enhancing economic and commercial engagement in the Indo-Pacific region.   Today, Trump Administration cabinet members and other senior officials joined American business leaders and foreign dignitaries at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Washington, D.C. The heads of the Department of State, Department of Commerce, Department of …

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Peace Corps in Thailand

Every year we celebrate International Volunteer Day on December 5, a day that marks a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote the work they do in communities throughout the world. For 54 years, Peace Corps volunteers have been working in communities throughout Thailand, strengthening …

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