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December 9, 2016
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KAS Vietnam office receives the title "Office of the Month"

KAS Vietnam office has been recognized as Office of the Month by KAS Team Asia. On this occasion, a video about the operation of the office and its staff is launched.

November 4, 2016
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KAS regional alumni gather in Cambodia

Eleven Vietnamese members participated in the KAS regional alumni meeting in Cambodia on November 3-5. During the three-day meeting KAS alumni from Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar discussed the role of KAS and the alumni in promoting regional cooperation and integration in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region.

October 20, 2016

ASEAN media to help understanding of regional understanding

The experts of the seminar "ASEAN Journalism: Comparative Perspectives" shared the view that the digital era is a challenge and an opportunity for ASEAN media to make their products accessible to regional readers and, therefore, promote understanding among the peoples in the block. more…

October 17, 2016

KAS Analysis: Vietnam as an Up-and-Coming Actor in South-East Asia

Vietnam’s economic growth, its geo-strategically important location on the South China Sea and its multilateral trading within international and regional organisations have contributed to the country’s success in developing into a significant actor in the region. Though the poor human rights situation remains, the condition of the rule of law needs to be improved the country’s political efforts to become a respected member of the international community are bearing fruit. more…

October 9, 2016
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Doi Moi brings development, politics deadlock remains

According to Dr. Stefan Kaufmann, member of the German Bundestag, the Doi Moi (renewal) policy brought dynamic economic change as well as development and laid the basis for the fruitful cooperation between Germany and Vietnam. There seems to be, however, a deadlock in further necessary political reforms, Dr. Kaufman said at the conference on 30 years... more…

October 7, 2016

Creativity and autonomy - key words for educational reform

At the round table discussion on educational policies of Vietnam and Germany on November 7, experts called on leaders in Vietnam's education sector to encourage creativity and enhance autonomy of Vietnamese educational institutions. more…

September 14, 2016

ASEAN Community can change Southeast Asia remarkably

According to Dr. Muhadi Sugiono from Indonesia’s Universitas Gadjah Mada, ASEAN Community is a big idea which can and will change Southeast Asia significantly. However, without proper understanding the Community does not only bring hope, but also uncertainty and even fear to the regional people. more…

September 8, 2016

Scholars discuss aspects of Non-traditional security and policy implications for Vietnam

According to the experts of non-traditional security (NTS), it is easy to confuse the definitions and consequences of traditional and non-traditional security. more…

September 1, 2016

Training course on mobile journalism benefits dozens of journalists in the North

About 30 journalists from Northern provinces received certificates for completing the course "Skills for Modern Journalism". The participants learnt crucial skills and applications for quickly producing breaking news and videos. They also discussed the pros and cons of multi-skills reporters and converged newsrooms. more…

August 23, 2016

4th China Talk attracts large attention

According to Prof. Shino Watanabe from Sophia University Tokyo, the One-Belt-One-Road initiative is an important pillar in China's foreign policy with many implications. At the seminar which was co-organized by the Vietnam Diplomatic Academy and KAS Vietnam, the expert also discussed China's ODA policy. more…