Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Here’s a riddle. What five-letter word can mean a try-out, a source of vexation, and a legal proceeding?
Wesley Chapel, Florida - Employers spend a lot of time puzzling over what they need to do to attract millennials and how to retain those young employees once they hire them.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we offer congratulations to the peoples and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as the ASEAN Secretariat, on the organization’s 50th anniversary on August 8th. Since 1967, ASEAN has made remarkable strides in maintaining peace across Southeast Asia, accelerating economic growth, and improving the lives of the citizens of its 10 member states. We are also proud this year to celebrate 40 years of close ties between the United States and ASEAN.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the Government of the United States, congratulations to the people of Côte d’Ivoire, as you celebrate your national independence on August 7th.
Washington, DC - Yesterday, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand, the Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, the Secretary of State of the United States, and the Secretary-General of ASEAN met in Manila for the 10th Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting. The Ministers of the Mekong countries welcomed Secretary Tillerson’s chairmanship of the Lower Mekong Initiative.
Manila, Philippines - The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, Julie Bishop, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Taro Kono, and the Secretary of State of the United States, Rex Tillerson, met in Manila, the Philippines, on August 7, 2017, for the seventh ministerial meeting of the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue (TSD). The ministers reaffirmed the importance of the trilateral strategic partnership among these three countries to ensure a free, open, peaceful, stable, democratic, and prosperous Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region and world, based on the rule of law, and reiterated their enduring commitment to further deepening coordination and cooperation to achieve this goal.