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Germany launches Hanoi Climate Talks series

The German Embassy hosted its first discussion of the “Hanoi Climate Talks” series on May 8, focusing on “Decarbonizing the Steel Industry: Challenges and Opportunities for Vietnam”, in an effort to address various climate change-related issues.

German journalist’s new book tells stories about Vietnam war in 1972

German journalist Hellmut Kapfenberger has introduced his new book, which is a collection of writings and photos about the war in Vietnam in 1972.

More German rubber firms wish to expand business cooperation in Vietnam

A series of exchanges and events to boost linkages and collaboration between Vietnamese and German rubber producers have been held in Germany from April 20-27.

German artist's first photo exhibition held in Hanoi

German photographer Adrian Sauer is exhibiting his impressive works for the first time in Vietnam. The exhibition is part of the Photo Hanoi's 23 program.

Singer with Vietnamese roots wins third place at German Eurovision

German-Vietnamese singer and dancer Trong Hieu has won the third prize at the German Eurovision Song Contest.

Germany recognizes Vietnam's new passport, re-issues Schengen visa

Germany has recognized Vietnam's new passports that now include place of birth and has resumed the issuance of visas, C multi-year visas (Schengen Visa).

Vietnamese, German partners seal deal in air transport, logistics

Five partners from Germany’s Leipzig city and Vietnam on December 21 signed a memorandum of understanding on investment cooperation in air transport and logistics.

Ancient town lantern festival to be held in Germany

Hoi An and Wernigerode, its twin town in Germany, will host the third ‘lantern festival’ in Wernigerode on August 27, 2023 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the friendship of the two cities and promoting ‘green’ growth co-operation.

Germany temporarily recognises Vietnam’s new passports, resume visa issuance

The decision takes effect immediately, and visa issuance on the new passports will resume.

Germany temporarily recognises Vietnam’s new passport version

Germany will temporarily recognise Vietnam’s new passport version with information about holders' place of birth added in the appendix, according to a diplomatic note the German Federal Foreign Office sent to the Vietnamese Embassy on August 15.

For sustained success, Vietnam should learn from the mistakes of others

Right now, Vietnam is full of promise. The recent ratings upgrade by S&P Global makes it likely that the country will be the next “rising star”, referring to the achievement of its first investment grade rating in the next few years.

Most German firms plan to continue operating in Vietnam

Almost 93% of German companies operating in Vietnam will continue to invest in the country and over 64 percent of them expect their business to develop better in the next 12 months, a survey from AHK World Business Outlook–Spring 2022 has revealed.

German-invested firm plans three wind power plants in Lang Son

Chairman of the Lang Son Provincial People’s Committee Ho Tien Thieu held a meeting with BayWa r.e. Wind Projects Vietnam Co. Ltd. on June 8 to discuss investment in wind power projects in the northern mountainous province.

Vietnamese-German writer turns pain into positivity

Vietnamese-German writer Isabelle Müller is often asked if she wrote her memoir Phoenix Daughter – Hope Was My Way as therapy to deal with past trauma.

FLC Group and Bamboo Airways establish strategic cooperation with major partners in Germany

Establishing strategic partnership with “big names” in Germany, FLC Group’s ecosystem has approached the European market.

Russia recommends Vietnam as a safe destination amid conflict with Ukraine

Vietnam is a safe tourist destination without any restrictions for Russian visitors, according to recommendations by the Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia.

Germany navy frigate pays first visit to Vietnam

Frigate FGS Bayern with over 200 crew members of the German navy arrived at Nha Rong Wharf in Ho Chi Minh City on January 6 morning, starting its first-ever friendship visit to Vietnam.

Germany becomes biggest market for Vietnamese coffee

Coffee exports in the first nine months of this year decreased in volume but increased in turnover, with Germany being the largest market for the product.


“So Do” novel by Vu Trong Phung to be published in Germany

Vietnamese novel “So do”, known as “Dumb Luck” in English, written by well-known Vietnamese author Vu Trong Phung is set to be published in Germany this December.

Germany supports Vietnam with another 2.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

On September 26, 2021, a shipment of a total of 2.6 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Ho Chi Minh City. This is another contribution from Germany towards the Vietnamese vaccination campaign.