March 24, 2014

Abelympics instead of Abenomics

Contemporary music from Japan is branded “J-Pop”. The "J-Curve", however, has nothing to do with Japan. more…

March 23, 2014

Minister President of Saxony meets Asian economic experts in Tokyo

During his one-week trip to Japan, Minister President Stanislaw Tillich of the Free State of Saxony in Germany came together with economic experts from India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, the People's Republic of China, Malaysia, Japan and New Zealand. more…

March 11, 2014

KAS event in Berlin

Japan and the EU - The Free Trade Agreement as a Pathfinder to Closer Cooperation

On 13 March in Berlin, KAS is organizing a discussion on current FTA negotiations in cooperation with JETRO. more…

March 6, 2014

Klaus Töpfer in interview

The whole world is watching Germany

When former German Environment Minister Klaus Töpfer turned 75, he talked to about the German Energiewende and which role a country like Germany could and should play in global energy policy. more…

March 3, 2014

EU-ASIA Economic Governance Forum

On 24 March 2014 we will host the EU-ASIA Economic Governance Forum 2014 in Tokyo. Please have a look at our draft agenda. more…

February 10, 2014

LDP-supported candidate wins election

Yoichi Masuzoe elected new governor

After a landslide victory in the elections on 09 February Yoichi Masuzoe will become the next governor of Tokyo Metropolis. The independent was supported by LDP and New Komeito. more…

January 27, 2014

Event Photos Online

Pictures of "The End of Double-Digit Growth - Implications for Economic Sustainability in Asia" now online!

On our event page we have now uploaded a link to our picture gallery as well as selected presentations used during the conference. more…

January 9, 2014

International conference in Bangkok

The End of Double-Digit Growth - Implications for Economic Sustainability in Asia

On 20/21 January 2014, we will host an international conference in Bangkok. Please have a look at our draft agenda. more…

December 31, 2013

Introduction of German and European "Volksparteien" now available in Japanese

In 2011 the KAS established a working group to take a closer look at the challenges and future perspectives of our "Volksparteien" in Germany and Europe. The findings were summarized in this publication, which has now been translated into Japanese. more…

December 19, 2013

The Social Market Economy

Handbook on Germany's economic system now available in English

Social Market Economy - what does it really mean? Prof. Dr. Siegfried Franke and David Gregosz shed light on the key principles of the often mentioned social and economic model, that lies at the heart of Germany's stability and prosperity. more…