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Message to U.S. Citizens: Japan Post Bank to Stop Issuing International Postal Money Orders, Change Impacts U.S. Passport Renewals by Mail

November 29, 2019 As of the close of business on December 30, 2019, Japan Post Bank (Yu-cho Bank – JPゆうちょ銀行) will no longer issue International Postal Money Orders. After this date, it will not be possible to purchase money orders for mail-in passport renewals in Japan outside of U.S. military installations as noted below. The ...
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International Education Week Highlights Study Abroad Opportunities

International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The United States welcomes over 1 million students from around the world. These international students bring different perspectives and make important contributions to the learning environment. American Universities Want YOU! (American View) Study Abroad Prepares Students for Success (Share America) International Education Week 2019
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Joint Chiefs Chairman Meets with Top Japanese Officials

Army General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Japan and South Korea for discussions with leaders on ways to improve bilateral and multilateral cooperation. General Milley said, “The United States, South Korea and Japan are stronger when we are together and shoulder to shoulder.” See more on the Joint Chiefs website Readout of meetings in Japan
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