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HCM City roadshow aims for tourism promotion in Australia

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and the Embassy of Vietnam in Australia will jointly host the Roadshow Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh City Tourism in Australia from May 13 to May 17 in the states of New South Wales and Victoria.

Vietnam, Australia vow to strengthen climate, energy cooperation

Vietnam and Australia on April 16 vowed to strengthen climate and energy cooperation to achieve emissions reduction targets and promote sustainability in the region at the Australia-Vietnam Green Economy Summit.

Australian tourists hunt for cheap airfares to Vietnam

Kelly Szymanowicz, an Australian tourist from Sydney, said that she would extend her summer vacation with her family in Vietnam for three weeks as she loves Vietnamese culture, beaches, and the reasonable travel costs on offer.

VN ban sales of Australian coins with flags of Saigon regime

The Vietnam e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency has requested all e-commerce platforms to remove the sale of Australian coins bearing the flags of the now-defunct Saigon regime.

Vietnam, Australia utilise FTAs to boost economic and trade co-operation

Vietnamese and Australian businesses have been advised to maximise incentives of free trade agreement (FTAs) in a bid to increase investment and ramp up economic and trade co-operation moving forward, according to insiders.

Australia launches equality strategy in Vietnam

The Australian Embassy on November 11 held a ceremony to launch the Equality Strategy in Vietnam in the 2022-2027 period.

Australian, Vietnamese experts develop new rice variety to tackle climate change

SunRice, Australia’s largest rice supplier, will partner with Australian and Vietnamese researchers to develop a new variety of rice that helps farmers in the Mekong Delta adapt to climate change.

Australia backs over AU$5 million for rice production in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has launched a sustainable rice value chain project in the delta as a public-private partnership (PPP), according to Senator Tim Ayres, assistant minister for Trade and Manufacturing of Australia.

Explore timeless destinations in Melbourne with Bamboo Airways

Travel lovers can now explore the mesmerizing beauty of Australia’s garden city – Melbourne, with nonstop flights of Bamboo Airways on a weekly basis.

ST24, ST25 rice trademarks protected in Australia

Australian Intellectual Property (IP Australia) has officially issued trademark protection certificates to three brands of ST24 and ST24 rice produced by Ho Quang Tri Private Enterprise.

Australian university establishes Sydney Vietnam Institute

The University of Sydney in Australia has set up the Sydney Vietnam Institute with a view to further promoting its cooperation with leading educational and research establishments of Vietnam and contributing to relations between the two countries.

Vietnam among top 10 most popular destinations for Australians

Vietnam was among top 10 most popular destinations for Australian travelers in July, with more than 18,500 Australians visiting the Southeast Asian country in the month, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Ten tonnes of Vietnamese longan exported to Australia

Nearly 10 tonnes of Vietnamese longan were exported to Melbourne, Australia, on August 10, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Australia.


Australia offers over 7mln more Pfizer vaccine doses to Vietnam

Australian investment supports Vietnamese startups

The Australian Government has committed 4.9 million AUD (3.53 million USD) of investment in Vietnam's venture fund Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV) to assist local startups, according to the Australian Embassy in Vietnam.

From Vietnamese schoolboy to accomplished scientist in Australia

Because of his inability to speak English well, Hieu's statements were met with disapproval by his classmates when he first arrived in the United States. As a result, he has always pushed himself to outperform the locals.

Vietnam-Australia trade turnover hits record figure of US$12.4 billion

The nation’s trade turnover with Australia hit a record high of US$12.4 billion for the first time in 2021, marking a rise of nearly 50% compared to 2020.

From village student in Vietnam to famous scientist in Australia

Nguyen Trong Hieu, PhD, senior researcher and lecturer in solar energy at Australian National University, is a Vietnamese national.

Bamboo Airways to launch Vietnam – Australia non-stop flights

Budget airline Bamboo Airways on December 17 announced its plan to operate a direct air route between Vietnam and Australia.

Public Security Minister meets EU delegation head, Australian Minister of Home Affairs

Minister of Public Security General To Lam on November 23 had a meeting with Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti, head of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam, and held online talks with Australian Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews.