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(Photo Gallery) Connecting to English Speaking Busanites on BeFM

On January 7, Busan English FM (BeFM) interviewed Principal Officer David J. Jea on its ‘Busan Worldwide’ show.  BeFM is the city’s official English broadcasting radio platform developed to help Busanites develop English language abilities. During his interview, the Consul outlined priorities in the U.S.-ROK bilateral relationship, including the #ooriearth campaign to fight climate change, ...
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(Photo Gallery) Visit from the North Gyeongsang Province Foreign Affairs and Trade Office

At a December 20 office call, Consul David J. Jea welcomed a North Gyeongsang Province delegation led by the Director of Foreign Affairs and Trade Lee Eung-won to discuss cooperation and regional exchanges. The group underscored the province’s economic dynamism and importance as a cultural hub for Korea’s pre-modern history and Confucian heritage. Consul Jea ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Travel to the United States on Expired U.S. Passports

December 28, 2021 If you are overseas and your U.S. passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022. You qualify to travel on your expired passport if all the following are true: You are a ...
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Announcement of ARPA – International Organizations and Programs (IO&P) Funds

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 21, 2021 As part of continued United States’ leadership to end the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are announcing today a significant contribution of $580 million to seven multilateral partners to support the critical work they are doing to help end the pandemic, strengthen public health systems, and provide ...
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The Sixth U.S.-ROK Senior Economic Dialogue

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 17, 2021 On December 17, 2021, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez and the ROK Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choi Jongmoon met in Seoul to co-chair the Sixth U.S.-ROK Senior Economic Dialogue (SED).  Under Secretary Fernandez and Vice Minister Choi reviewed progress ...
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