Walking through the streets of Hanoi at this time of the year, it is always a somewhat mystical atmosphere. Preparations for the Lunar New Year, that normally take place between the end of January and February are in full swing. Wherever you look you can see cherry or kumquat trees being carried around on the backs of the motorbikes and the pagodas are more crowded than usual. However, there is something more in the air within the capital of Vietnam: Propaganda posters that praise the party are all over town, Vietnam flags adorn important political buildings. The reasoning behind the political sense of the city stands with the upcoming National Congress that is going to take place from the 25th of January until the 2nd of February.
The Faculty Division, the Police Education Bureau, the Royal Thai Police, with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation Thailand, has conducted a 7-month research project on “Application of Community Policing for Controlling the Proliferation of Coronavirus 2019 disease in Thailand.” The online version of the research report is now available here in the Hanns Seidel Foundation Thailand’s website.
Impressions of the activities of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Philippines in 2020.
The Hanns Seidel Foundation Thailand/Laos would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year!
A compilation of research articles by leading scholars and practitioners in the field on different dimensions of federalism was presented during an online activity attended by academic representatives and other professionals. The activity was highlighted by the discussion of two of the authors about where the Philippines is at in its pursuit of federalism and what the ongoing pandemic reveals about the country’s federalism journey.