German Reunification @30: The Indo-Pacific Strategy

German Reunification @30: The Indo-Pacific Strategy

COVID has advanced Germany’s plans to promote an ‘alliance of democracies globally and launch its Indo-Pacific Strategy. Dieter Lamlé, Consul General to Hong Kong and…

German Reunification @30: Refugees and Asylum

German Reunification @30: Refugees and Asylum

Germany, pre- and post-reunification, has been the direct recipient of masses of refugees and political asylum seekers. When the Wall stood, some 80 were shot…

German Reunification @30: Work in Progress

German Reunification @30: Work in Progress

Reunification was made possible by East Germans seeking to reform their country – not dissolve it. But history has a funny way of working out…

German Reunification @30: “Never stop believing in the impossible”

German Reunification @30: “Never stop believing in the impossible”

30 years on, the Reunification of East and West Germany holds out hope for impossible causes. That is only one reason it is important to…

New German envoy seeks closer business ties with Hong Kong at Unity Day celebration

New German envoy seeks closer business ties with Hong Kong at Unity Day celebration

Uniquely extraordinary: Graf Lambsdorff, the departing German Consul General

Uniquely extraordinary: Graf Lambsdorff, the departing German Consul General

In many ways, Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff has been a most extraordinary consul general. As he exits, he shares his view on Hong Kong’s democratic development, its…

Reportage October 14: South Korean National Day; Berlin Fest; Visit by British MP

Reportage October 14: South Korean National Day; Berlin Fest; Visit by British MP

Three diplomatic events in a day (7 Oct)! What’s your choice: kimchi, pork knuckle or fish and chips?

Reportage: German National Day 2016

Reportage: German National Day 2016

Émigré October 16

Émigré October 16

Photo: Mr Santiago Martinez-Caro (right) toasting with Secretary for Justice Mr Rimsky Yuen at the Spanish National Day reception.

Reportage:Graf Lambsdorff and Carrie Lam break roles at German 25th Reunification

Reportage:Graf Lambsdorff and Carrie Lam break roles at German 25th Reunification

This was no normal National Day celebration. Both Graf Lambsdorff and Carrie Lam surprised everyone at the 25th anniversary of German reunification.

Celebrating reunification day: Message from German Foreign Affairs Minister

Celebrating reunification day: Message from German Foreign Affairs Minister

The following is a message from Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, to mark the October 3rd reunification day. Photo: Celebration at…

FS addresses CX Inaugural Flight Dinner in Dusseldorf

FS addresses CX Inaugural Flight Dinner in Dusseldorf

Photo: Financial Secretary John Tsang delivering a speech at Cathay Pacific Inaugural Flight Dinner in Dusseldorf, Germany. (Provided)

Émigré May 15 2015

Émigré May 15 2015

Summer is coming and diplomats are packing their bags. New Korean CG has just arrived in town. Check out where the Spaniards, Mexicans, Kazaks, and…

Graf Lambsdorff on German Reunification Day

Graf Lambsdorff on German Reunification Day

German Reunification Day is a good day for a party, and a few choice words on becoming a ‘peaceful, modern, democratic partner.’ German National Day,…

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Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff on democracy

Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff on democracy

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Deutschland und Hong Kong – Alles ist gut.

Deutschland und Hong Kong – Alles ist gut.

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A nobility of the spirit – Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, German CG to Hong Kong

A nobility of the spirit – Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, German CG to Hong Kong

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