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    U.S. Embassy hosted Education Fair

    On February 17, 2014, the United States Embassy in Brunei Darussalam and EducationUSA opened the U.S. Higher Education Fair at the Sutra Hall in the Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.

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    First U.S. Military Student in Brunei

    Feb 7 – The U.S. Embassy welcomes the selection of LCDR Shannon McMillan from the United States Navy as the first U.S. military student in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Defense Academy.

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  • Secretary Kerry and ASEAN Young Leaders

    Secretary Kerry and ASEAN Young Leaders

    Brunei Darussalam - On October 9, 2013, Secretary Kerry met with the ASEAN Young Leaders in for a roundtable discussion on topics relevant to the ASEAN region.

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    U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel in Brunei

    On August 28, 2013, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel arrives in Brunei Darussalam for the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meetings (ADMM)


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    The Asia Pacific Leadership Program 2014 – 2015 APLP Fellowship

    The Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2014 – 2015 APLP Fellowship. The APLP is a signature program of the East-West Center. It involves 4.5 months of intensive work in Honolulu and a highly flexible 4.5 month practicum, giving participants a wide range of options for their second semester experience. 

  • IRS Reminds Those With Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations

    The Internal Revenue Service reminds U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship who have lived or worked abroad during all or part of 2012, that they may have a U.S. tax liability and a filing requirement in 2013 

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    New Hours for Routine U.S. Citizen Services

    Appointments are required for all routine U.S. citizen services such as passport service, reports of birth abroad, and notarizations of documents at the U.S. Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan. 

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    New USCIS Immigrant Fee to be Implemented

    Effective February 1, 2013, all individuals issued immigrant visas overseas must pay a $165.00 USCIS Immigrant Fee before traveling to the U.S. Only prospective adoptive parents whose child(ren) is/are entering the U.S. under either the Orphan or Hague Process, Iraqi and Afghan special immigrants who were employed by the U.S. government, returning residents, and those issued K visas are exempt from the new fee. 

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    Transcending Culture and Space: Community Mural Project

    The Embassy sponsored project is a concept of 2 American artists, Dr Martie Geigher Ho and Dr. Kong Ho in Brunei Darussalam. Follow the progress of the travelling mural by visiting the Facebook page -    »

  • New IRS Form For Overseas Taxpayers

    The Form 8938 (Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets) should be filed by taxpayers with specific types and amounts of foreign financial assets or foreign accounts. It is important for taxpayers to determine whether they are subject to this new requirement because the law imposes significant penalties for failing to comply. More information and instructions available on IRS website. 

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    FVAP "Gallantly Streaming" Voting Video

    Are you an U.S. citizen voting overseas? The voting process has changed, but your vote still counts. Learn how to request a ballot by watching the winner of this year’s “Gallantly Streaming” video contest hosted by the Federal Voter Assistance Program. 


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