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German chancellor visits Vietnam to boost bilateral ties 

October 13, 2011
German chancellor visits Vietnam to boost bilateral ties 

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R) with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Hanoi on October 11, 2011. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and German Chancellor Angela Merkel signed Tuesday a “strategic partnership” agreement to boost bilateral ties in five areas. Merkel arrived in Hanoi Tuesday morning, beginning the first leg of her [...]

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Merkel eyes trade deals in Vietnam, Mongolia 

October 12, 2011
Merkel eyes trade deals in Vietnam, Mongolia 

  Fresh from a crisis meeting with France on the euro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to embark Monday on a visit to Vietnam and Mongolia hoping to push deals on trade and precious raw materials. Ahead of the four-day visit, Merkel, who will be accompanied by top business leaders eyeing up investment opportunities, [...]

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Greek gloom rocks markets, troubles lenders 

October 3, 2011
Greek gloom rocks markets, troubles lenders 

The DAX Index board is pictured at Frankfurt’s stock exchange August 5, 2011. Greece’s admission that it will miss its deficit targets this year and next despite harsh new austerity measures sent stock markets reeling on Monday and raised new doubts over a planned second international bailout. The gloomy news from Athens brought the specter [...]

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World central banks help lenders as EU growth stalls 

September 15, 2011
World central banks help lenders as EU growth stalls 

EU commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn has said eurozone economy was set to come to a “virtual standstill” in the second half of the year, but he assured that Europe would avoid another recession. The eurozone’s runaway debt crisis is dragging down growth, the EU warned on Thursday as finance ministers headed [...]

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Found in translation 

August 27, 2011
Found in translation 

  Guenter Giesenfeld and Marianne Ngo, who won a notable award in Germany this year for their translation of a short story collection by Vietnamese author Le Minh Khue I first met Professor Guenter Giesenfeld at an international conference on promoting Vietnamese literature more than a year ago. Our paths crossed again after Le Minh [...]

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Breaking the canvas 

August 15, 2011
Breaking the canvas 

  A set of wall paintings by young graffiti artists has inspired a conversation about art, culture and the changing times in a HCMC neighborhood. One of the half-length portrait murals portraying a member of the Click9 project The area around this old Pho Shop will never be the same. Pho Dau, one of Ho [...]

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HCMC students to decorate German diplomatic office with graffiti 

August 7, 2011

  An art project called Vietnam-Germany Graffiti will be carried out at the office of the German Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on Aug 10.   Fifteen students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts, divided into two groups, will use graffiti as a tool to decorate the walls of [...]

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Germany's Goetz new Vietnam coach 

June 13, 2011
Germany's Goetz new Vietnam coach 

  Vietnam on Monday named German coach Falko Götz to lead the national football team, hoping he can inject vitality into a side which have often struggled to meet the high hopes of their passionate fans. The 49-year-old, who signed a two-year deal at a news conference on Monday, is tasked with leading the team in [...]

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Vietnam, Germany ink $315 mln loan deals 

June 6, 2011
Vietnam, Germany ink $315 mln loan deals 

Representatives of German bank group, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (L) and Vietnam's Ministry of Finance signed loaning agreements with PM Nguyen Tan Dung and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwellle in the background. Vietnam and Germany Saturday signed two loaning agreements worth US$315 million  for two projects.   The agreements were signed at a meeting between Vietnam’s Prime Minister [...]

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Novelist turns fantasy into reality 

May 22, 2011
Novelist turns fantasy into reality 

Jenny-Mai Nuyen, now 23, is the writer of six best-seller fantasy novels which have been translated into German, English, and Vietnamese. Jenny-Mai Nuyen started writing when she was five years old. At the age of 13, she penned her first fantasy novel. At 18, the Vietnamese-German published, Nijura – Das Erbe der Elfenkrone (Nijura – [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...