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August 13, 2008

The rise of China

was the main theme of an international workshop jointly organised by East Asian Institute Singapore and KAS Regional Office. The workshop which coincided with the opening days of the Beijing Olympics provided an up-to-date policy analysis of East and Southeast Asian Countries and their multi-faceted security, economic and political relations with China.

July 6, 2008

Wir müssen Russland akzeptieren und China engagieren

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, Stiftungsvorsitzender der KAS, im Gespräch mit "Daily Yomiuri", der englischsprachigen Ausgabe der weltweit auflagenstärksten Tageszeitung "Yomiuri Shimbun" über die "G8", die olympischen Spiele in Beijing und seine Einschätzung der künftigen Entwicklung in Russland. more…

June 10, 2008

22nd Asia Pacific Roundtable

From June 2nd to 5th the 22nd Asia Pacific Roundtable, organised by ISIS-Malaysia and co-funded by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Japanese Embassy, has brought together more than 250 experts from more than 20 countries. During the three-day-conference in Kuala Lumpur, important security issues for the region have been discussed. Malaysia's Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has attended the conference twice. more…

May 10, 2008

Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU) Meeting

During the recent International Democrat Union (IDU) and APDU meetings in Sydney the KAS Regional Representative Dr. Colin Dürkop presented the work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Asia. more…

April 29, 2008

KAS-ISEAS Partnership

ISEAS Director Ambassador K Kesavapany recently signed the project agreement 2008 between the Foundation and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Following a recommendation of the external evaluator report and the excellent work of the renowned regional think tank, KAS has doubled its level of support from this year onwards.

January 23, 2008

Dialogue with moderate Islam

In conjunction with his visit to Singapore, Mr. Ruprecht Polenz MdB, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag, met with representatives from the Centre for Contemporary Islamic Studies (CCIS) in a roundtable discussion organized by the KAS.

January 10, 2008

Political Dialogue with the President of the German Bundestag, Dr. NORBERT LAMMERT

Dr. Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag (left) with his counterpart, Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore, Abdullah Tarmugi.

January 9, 2008

Regional Outlook Forum 2008

This Forum was held successfully and the keynote address was delivered by Dr. NORBERT LAMMERT, President of the German Bundestag and Deputy Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. It was attended by more than 600 participants from think tanks, government agencies and diplomatic representatives as well as the media.

January 9, 2008

Roundtable with Think Tanks

Dr. Norbert Lammert during a lively exchange with members of leading think tanks and representatives from the civil society and the media, held on 7 January at the seminar room of the Regional Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)’s.

November 15, 2007

15th Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Network for Better Local Governments (ESEA)

The 15th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Network for better Local Governments, entitled "The Role of Local Governments in Promoting International Tourism and Foreign Investments", organised by KAS Singapore and LOGODEF Manila, was held from 1 - 3 November 2007 in Gumi City/Korea. Experts from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam delivered papers on their respective cities roles and experiences in promoting foreign investments.