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Ambassador Keshap Discusses the Indo-Pacific Strategy and U.S. Priorities for the East Asia Summit at the CSIS Asian Architecture Conference 2020

As Prepared Thank you, Greg, for that kind introduction. I’m honored to be with you today to discuss U.S. priorities for this year’s East Asia Summit.  I’m joined by my good friend and colleague Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Feith.  David, as many of you know, leads our multilateral engagement in the Indo-Pacific, and ...
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Covert, Coercive, and Corrupting: Countering the Chinese Communist Party’s Malign Influence in Free Societies

As prepared Introduction Good afternoon. Thank you to the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the Asia Society for inviting me. Thank you to organizers Orville Schell and Larry Diamond. It is an honor to be here today with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Our topic today is how the Chinese Communist Party challenges the free ...
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Event: Commercials flights from Vientiane to Bangkok (DEC 15) and Kuala Lumpur (DEC 19) 

Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Bangkok on December 15   Private businesses are organizing a special flight from Vientiane to Bangkok, expected to depart 11:40h on Tuesday, December 15 and arrive in Bangkok at approximately 12:55 the same day.  Tickets are still available and cost USD$450 per adult (Taxes are included). Tickets for this flight can be reserved by contacting Oudomsin ...
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Commercial Flights From Vientiane to Bangkok (NOV28) and Seoul (DEC12)

Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Bangkok on November 28 Private businesses are organizing a special flight from Vientiane to Bangkok, expected to depart 16:00h on November 28 and arrive in Bangkok at approximately 17:20 the same day.  Tickets are still available and cost USD$420 per adult. Tickets for this flight can be reserved by contacting All Time Travel Service at +856 ...
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U.S. Provides 50,000 Malaria Test Kits to Lao PDR

VIENTIANE, LAOS — Continuing the United States’ longstanding support to the Lao health sector, U.S. Ambassador to Laos Dr. Peter M. Haymond presented 50,000 malaria diagnostic kits to Vice Minister of Health Dr. Bounfeng Phoummalaisith at a ceremony in Vientiane on November 13.  These rapid test kits, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development ...
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