Moving of KAS office in Hanoi

Per 5 November the KAS Vietnam Office has moved to No. 85, Block D5D, Vuon Dao, Phu Thuong Ward Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Germany Festival 2018 in Hanoi

Last Friday and Saturday the German embassy organised the Germany Festival at the Hoan Kiem lake. German ambassador Christian Berger and chairperson of the People’s Committee of Hanoi Nguyen Duc Chung opened the event officially. KAS and other organisations presented their work and offered different activities where participants could learn, discuss and participate. Many visitors attended our Quiz and found out more about the work of KAS Vietnam.

Foreign policy of China after the 19th National Congress

China Talk 10

On 7 November the 10th China Talk by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and KAS hosted Prof. Jaeho Hwang from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea. He analysed the policies of China after the 19th National Congress and the consequences for the international community. The lecture was complemented by two commentators from Vietnamese research institutes and a Q&A with the audience.

Vietnam: Der wachsende Einfluss Chinas sorgt für Unruhe

Die beiden asiatischen Nachbarn China und Vietnam verbindet ein ambivalentes Verhältnis. Einerseits wächst die jahrzehntealte wirtschaftliche Kooperation kontinuierlich. Andererseits führt die Sorge vor Souveränitätsverlust gegenüber China zu Spannungen in der vietnamesischen Bevölkerung.

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Seminar on Viet Nam held in Germany

A seminar "Vietnam – new tiger in Asia" took place in Germany, drawing the participation of diplomats, scholars and economists from both countries.During the event, co-organised by the KAS Institute and the Germany-Vietnam Association, the Vietnamese Chargé d’affaires said that Vietnam-Germany relations have been on fine development.Papers presented at the seminar also touched upon the Vietnamese community in Germany and prospects for cooperation between Germany and Vietnam.Source: VNA

Stuttgart mayor visits Ho Chi Minh City

Lord Mayor Wolfgang Schuster of the German city of Stuttgart and HCMC chairman Le Hoang Quan discussed potential cooperation, especially in urban planning, infrastructure development and waste treatment, at a meeting, which was also attended by Willibold Frehner, Vietnam representative of the KAS, and Heinz-Peter Seidel, German consul general in HCMC.Schuster’s Vietnam visit is an annual activity under a cooperation program between ACVN and KAS.Source: Saigon Times


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