Advent and Christmas in Germany
The season of Advent is something very special in Germany, a time when people look forward to Christmas Eve on 24 December, when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus. The festive atmosphere, the decorated Christmas trees with the presents carefully arranged underneath and many other traditional customs are part and parcel of German culture.
Over 50 guests, amongst which were many new faces, braved KL’s horrendous traffic jams on 26 November 2013, to attend the first German Business Roundtable in the new Residence. Ambassador Holger Micha...
German Pavilion at Glasstech Asia 2013
November 2013. Economic Counsellor, Dr. Wolfram Spelten, attended the official opening ceremony of the German Pavilion at the Glasstech Asia 2013 Tradefair. The Malaysian VIP, Dato' Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia, cut the ribbon. Eight German companies presented their products and services. They are regulars at the Glasstech, which is taking place every two years in a different Asian city.
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The Visa Information System (VIS) is an IT system that allows Schengen States to exchange visa data. The main purpose of the VIS is to simplify the visa issuance process, facilitate checks at external...
From 8 – 10 October 2013, the Putra World Centre hosted the LabAsia 2013, the leading tradefair for laboratory equipment in this region. Organized by the Nürnberg Messe, more than ten German companies...
Starting mid-October, Berlin-based iversity.org, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.
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