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August 15, 2015

Household businesses need legal framework for production expansion

The project "Strengthening Local Governance for Local Economic Growth in Vietnamese Cities” (LoGoVic), which was co-funded by the EU and KAS and implemented by the Association of Cities of Vietnam, has been completed after two years, but the benefits for the population in the pilot cities continues. It recommended that the government enacts laws and regulations that allow micro-enterprises to consolidate their business in the market and to expand as its support to the SMEs. more…

July 3, 2015
Representative of Hue City receive the title from ACVN

Hue - a city of good livability: ACVN

Hue has elbowed Hai Duong and Tay Ninh cities to be the winner of the competition entitled “City of good local economic development and livability” organized by the Association of Cities of Vietnam (ACVN)under the sponsorship of EU and KAS. Hue won the title for its effort in improving quality of public services in the city. The city has also succeeded in arming local business households with essential business skills as well as creating favourable environment for them to do their businesses.

June 12, 2015
MoU with DAV

KAS and Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam determine to boost cooperation

HA NOI (KAS) - Konrad Adenauer Vietnam and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam(DAV) have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which KAS will support the academy to build a new course on Security Policy Analysis: European Perspective. KAS will also sponsor DAV's seminar on regional security architecture apart from talk series on China's domestic and foreign policy. These activities are scheduled to take place in two years starting in July.

April 20, 2015

Vietnam to sign important trade pacts in 2015

HA NOI (VNS) — Free trade agreements (FTAs) between Viet Nam and the Eurasian Economic Union, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the European Union (EU) will be signed in 2015. more…

April 15, 2015
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EVFTA: opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese businesses

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation Vietnam(KAS) in cooperation with the Foreign Trade University (FTU) organized a workshop on the opportunities and challenges that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could bring about for the non-state actors on April 11 in Ha Noi. The seminar attracted nearly 100 participants. more…

April 15, 2015

Low public participation slows reforms: survey

Governance and public service reforms remain slow, as corruption continues unabated and citizens lack opportunities to participate in policy-making, a survey found. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners released an annual survey yesterday, the Viet Nam Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI). more…

April 15, 2015

PM pushes for SOE privatisation

HA NOI — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered that drastic measures be taken to complete the privatisation of 289 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) within this year, stressing that benefits of the State, company employees, and shareholders must be ensured. more…

March 30, 2015
Dr. Norbert Lammert , President of the German Parliament, meets representatives of political foundations in Ha Noi during the German Festival on March 28.

German Parliament President Lammert meets with representatives of German political foundations in Hanoi

President of the German Parliament Dr. Norbert Lammert met with representatives of political foundations last Saturday in Ha Noi to discuss their operation in the country.

March 30, 2015
Dr. Norbert Lammert , President of the German Parliament, talks with KAS Vietnam country director about the country's political situation during the German Festival on March 28 in Hanoi.

President of Bundestag visits KAS booth at German Festival Day

Dr. Norbert Lammert , President of the German Parliament, has a talk with KAS Country Representative Rabea Brauer about the Vietnam's political situation when he visits the foundation's booth at the German Festival which was held last Saturday in Hanoi. Dr Lammert is in the capital city to participate in the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union.

March 6, 2015

KAS determines to promote democracy in Asia

HCM CITY – Leaders of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and the foundation’s country representatives in the Asia-Pacific region gather this week in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss the development of democracy in the region as well as the action plan of the foundation for period 2016-18. Highlighted in KAS’ week-long agenda is the conference on democracy development in Asia and the challenges that KAS faces. Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Justice Nguyen Khanh Ngoc is to attend the event. more…