Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2019 Showcases Enduring U.S. Commitment to the Region

The Indo-Pacific Business Forum, which took place on November 4, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand, is the premier U.S.-sponsored business event in the Indo-Pacific region for 2019. It showcased the enduring U.S. commitment to the Indo-Pacific region, and the economic ties that have contributed to economic growth and prosperity in both the Indo-Pacific and the United ...
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A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Advancing a Shared Vision

REPORT BUREAU OF EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS NOVEMBER 3, 2019 On the occasion of the 2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, the U.S. Department of State released a progress report on the implementation of whole-of-government strategy for the Indo-Pacific region.  “ A Free and Open Indo-Pacific:  Advancing a Shared Vision ” details two years of diplomatic, economic, governance, and security initiatives that show the ...
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United States and Singapore Sign Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation Framework

October 16, 2019 Washington – Today the United States and Singapore signed the Framework to Strengthen Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation during a meeting between U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich and Singapore Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah. The framework, signed on the ...
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Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires Mansour at the ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN Launch

For Immediate Release REMARKS (as delivered)   Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Rafik Mansour Launch of ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore September 27, 2019 Good morning everybody. I would like to thank the East-West Center, the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, and the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute for your important work on the ASEAN ...
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OPIC Chief of Staff Visits Singapore to Promote Partnership in the Indo-Pacific

June 21, 2019 SINGAPORE – Eric Jones, Chief of Staff of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today traveled to Singapore, where he reaffirmed OPIC’s commitment to partnering with the country to support development and investment in priority sectors including digital and energy infrastructure across the Indo-Pacific region. “The ...
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U.S. delegation engages with Indo-Pacific partners and allies at Shangri-La Dialogue 2019

A U.S. delegation led by Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan engaged with Indo-Pacific partners and allies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue from May 31 to June 2, 2019.  Also present were U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Commander Admiral Philip Davidson, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer, Under Secretary of State ...
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Remarks By Vice President Pence at the 2018 APEC CEO Summit

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release                           November 17, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT THE 2018 APEC CEO SUMMIT Pacific Explorer Marquee Theatre Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 12:25 P.M. PGT Thank you, Scott.  And thank you all for that warm welcome.  Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives from ...
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President Trump’s Administration is Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Through Investments and Partnerships in Economics, Security, and Governance

Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2018 President Donald J. Trump’s Administration is Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Through Investments and Partnerships in Economics, Security, and Governance A Steadfast and Enduring Commitment: Vice President Pence visited Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea this week to reaffirm President Trump’s commitment to ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and Prime Minister Lee of the Republic Of Singapore in Joint Press Statements

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AND PRIME MINISTER LEE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE IN JOINT PRESS STATEMENTS The Istana Singapore PRIME MINISTER LEE:  Vice President Pence, ladies and gentlemen, may I extend a very warm welcome to Vice President ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 23, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. The two discussed the upcoming U.S.-ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Singapore in November. Both sides looked forward to Vice President Pence’s travel ...
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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Singaporean Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with the Singapore Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen during the 2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-Plus) on October 18, 2018. The two leaders reaffirmed their mutual commitment to the U.S.-Singapore defense relationship and discussed efforts to strengthen cooperation, to include counterterrorism and ...
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