An international airline has abruptly axed its flights into Sydney and Melbourne as it embarks on a major restructure in the wake of a massive financial loss.
he move would help advance several core areas of cooperation in the burgeoning bilateral relationship.
Australian man Chau Van Kham has said the past four years in a Vietnamese prison has not dampened his fight for democracy in the South-East Asian nation.
A retired baker has returned home to Sydney after being released from prison in Vietnam, where he was serving 12 years on terrorism charges for being a member of a banned pro-democracy group.
Vietnam’s communist government has demanded Australia cease issuing commemorative coins that, it says, show the flag of the toppled US-backed South Vietnam, a claim Canberra has denied.
Vietnam has demanded that Australian state firms stop issuing products with images of a yellow flag from a regime that no longer exists.
The past half-century has witnessed a remarkable convergence of interests between the two nations, and there is a promise of closer cooperation to come.
Bilateral relations have advanced considerably over the past decade, but Canberra can do a lot more to engage economically with Hanoi.
With the election of a new Australian government, the chance to elevate ties between Hanoi and Canberra to the level of a comprehensive strategic partnership is within reach.
Australia’s foreign minister Penny Wong affirmed that Australia looks forward to deepening its bilateral relationship with Vietnam.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong has signalled a strengthening of security ties with Vietnam just days after Hanoi condemned a Chinese military exercise in the South China Sea as a serious breach of its sovereignty.
The Australian government is urging Vietnam to free on health grounds a 72-year-old Vietnamese-born Australian serving a 12-year prison sentence for supporting a pro-democracy group
Vietnam is seeking to import more coal from Australia to ease a shortage of the fossil fuel for electricity production, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Friday.
China’s Zero COVIDd-19 policy has disrupted trade, forcing Vietnamese farmers to throw away tonnes of fresh fruit. In turn, this has pushed the Vietnamese government to redirect exports to Australia asking overseas Vietnamese to support their homeland’s farmers.
An opportunity to upgrade the Australia-Vietnam partnership is within reach, but both sides should take concrete steps to realize this goal.
Human Rights Watch has called for the release of Australian citizen Chau Van Kham, labelling his arbitrary detention in Vietnam “a travesty of justice”.
Cyber threats and challenges for human rights during the COVID-19 pandemic were among the key topics discussed at the 17th annual human rights dialogue between Australia and Vietnam.
A new international airline will commence direct flights to Vietnam out of Melbourne Airport, in a sign the travel industry is picking up from the pandemic.
The Australian government should call on Vietnam to meet clear human rights benchmarks at the 17th Australia-Vietnam human rights dialogue, Human Rights Watch said today. The dialogue is scheduled to be held virtually on December 8, 2021.
That only a handful of people in Canberra knew that the AUKUS pact was being negotiated is a minor concern for those living on China’s borders.
More than 24,000 Vietnamese students were enrolled at Australian educational facilities last year, making the country the fourth-largest source of students in the country behind China, India, and Nepal.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training has partnered with RMIT to bring sector leaders and policymakers together to help guide the future of online education in the region.
Australia has joined the United States in stating that China’s claims in the East Vietnam Sea do not comply with international law in a declaration likely to anger China and put more strain on their deteriorating relations.
Chau Van Kham’s family has lost contact with him for nearly four months and fear the Australian government has ‘forgotten about him’
Qantas’ budget arm Jetstar says it is in discussions with its joint-venture partner Vietnamese Airlines about the future of local offshoot Jetstar Pacific, following reports it was moving to exit its minority stake.
Sydney retiree Van Kham Chau has lost his final appeal against his 12-year jail sentence in Vietnam on terrorism charges.