Australia will not hold an Anzac Day ceremony at the Long Tan memorial site in Vietnam, after last year's 50th anniversary plans were cancelled at the last minute by the host government.
Tag - Australia
dimanche 12 mars 2017
samedi 21 janvier 2017
Vietnam could become as popular a tourist destination for Australians as Bali and Thailand, and budget carrier Jetstar is helping to drive this growth by adding new flights on Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
samedi 14 janvier 2017
When most people think of Vietnam the last thing that comes to mind is an international rugby tournament, but that’s exactly what’s happening this weekend.
lundi 9 janvier 2017
Within millimetres of the pavement, myriad motorcycles roar past, beeping furiously.
mardi 22 novembre 2016
AN appeals court in Vietnam has commuted the death sentence of a 73-year-old Australian woman convicted of heroin trafficking.
lundi 22 août 2016
A city council is under pressure from Vietnamese and Australian authorities not to fly a political flag.
mercredi 17 août 2016
Tomorrow's 50th anniversary Vietnam War commemoration event at the Long Tan cross site has been cancelled by Vietnamese authorities, the Department of Foreign Affairs says.
lundi 1 août 2016
Australia should press for significant and solid improvement during its 13th human rights dialogue with Vietnam, Human Rights Watch said today.
lundi 18 juillet 2016
In a rare move, two exporters — as yet unnamed — have been suspended from supplying Australian cattle to Vietnam.
jeudi 30 juin 2016
A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a 73-year-old Vietnam-born Australian woman to death for trafficking heroin hidden in bars of soap, several state-run media outlets reported on Thursday.
samedi 4 juin 2016
Human Rights Watch says action violates defendants’ right under international law to leave their own country
mardi 3 novembre 2015
Qantas and Vietnam Airlines have committed to a long-term expansion of their Jetstar Pacific joint venture that could more than double the size of the Vietnamese low-cost carrier's fleet to 30 over the next five years.
jeudi 10 septembre 2015
An Australian woman of Vietnamese origin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle heroin in her underwear, state media says.
lundi 17 août 2015
Nguyen Ly Toan, 39, gets 20 years after customs agents found contraband disguised as cooking ingredients in a package bound for his wife in Australia
mardi 28 juillet 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refused to confirm whether a boat load of asylum seekers has been returned to Vietnam, saying that secrecy was in the national interest.
mercredi 3 juin 2015
Cambodia is refusing protection for almost 100 Montagnard asylum seekers fleeing persecution in Vietnam as four refugees travel from Nauru to the impoverished nation under a controversial $55.5 million agreement with Australia.
mardi 21 avril 2015
The United Nations refugee agency has revealed a group of Vietnamese asylum seekers had their claims assessed at sea before being returned home by the Australian Navy.
samedi 18 avril 2015
An Australian Navy ship carrying up to 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers is hours away from a southern port city in Vietnam where it is expected to hand detainees over to the Communist government.
mercredi 18 mars 2015
Australia's bilateral relationship with Vietnam is fast eclipsing that of its traditional Southeast Asian partner, Thailand, according to a leading Asia Pacific analyst.
mardi 17 mars 2015
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sought foreign investment in the buying of bad debt from local banks, as the country seeks to whittle down bad loans in its banking system.
samedi 14 mars 2015
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Vietnamese diaspora in Australia and indeed, the title of Cat Thao Nguyen's memoir denotes a sense of reassuring finality, of landing confidently on safe soil but before such moments of grace, the reader is taken on an extraordinary tale of deprivation, torture and death, but also crucially of endurance: what Nguyen calls "the nimble impulses of survival".
mardi 6 janvier 2015
Vietnam has followed through on its intention to effectively ban imports of Australian fruit from 1 January, 2015.
lundi 1 septembre 2014
A long-time friend of the man about to be installed as governor of South Australia thinks his mate would have found himself locked up in Australia's offshore detention facilities if he had tried to reach the country's shores in more recent times.
samedi 26 juillet 2014
Australia must press Vietnam on its jailing of political activists, curbs on free speech and use of forced labour in drug treatment centres, says Human Rights Watch, as officials from both countries prepare for human rights talks on July 28.
lundi 17 mars 2014
The buffalo industry in Australia's north has been resurrected thanks to the establishment of a live export trade with Vietnam.
mercredi 26 février 2014
A Vietnamese dissident says unidentified men assaulted him this week as he was heading to a meeting with an Australian diplomat to talk about the human rights situation in the country.
samedi 2 novembre 2013
An Australian woman has been released in Vietnam after being arrested on heroin trafficking charges, but a man from New South Wales is still being held.
samedi 20 octobre 2012
HCMC - RMIT International University Vietnam said on Wednesday that it has opened a second academic building at the Saigon South Campus of the Australian school in HCMC’s District 7 five years after design and construction started.
mardi 16 octobre 2012
HCMC - Australian International School and Academic Colleges Group on Thursday announced their merger into AIS - Australian International School and to become the second largest international school in HCMC.
dimanche 29 janvier 2012
Seventeen asylum-seeker children suspected of being trafficked from Vietnam have vanished from immigration centres across the country, and authorities admit they have not been searching for them.
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