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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.

Vietnamese banh mi favourite Australia

Customers have flooded through the doors of Third Wave Café in Melbourne, Australia after it released what it claims to be “the world’s largest Vietnamese banh mi”.

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.

Vietnamese lecturer honoured in Australia for developing fireproof material

Nguyen Thuy Quynh, a Vietnamese lecturer at RMIT University in Australia has been named in The Australian’s 2021 Research magazine as Australia’s top researcher in composite materials.

Australia commits to share 2.7 million additional vaccine doses to Vietnam

The Australia-UNICEF partnership on vaccine delivery assistance in Vietnam has delivered 1,910 vaccine refrigerators, 5,000,000 syringes and 50,000 safety boxes to Vietnam.


Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosts Australian minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 9 hosted a reception for visiting Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Australian defence ministers hold talks

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang and his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton held online talks on Monday, during which they agreed to effectively maintain bilateral defence ties.

Love for mathematics inspires Vietnamese doctor in Australia

Despite love for math, there was a time when she had no intention of earning a PhD in mathematics. She pursued a career in applied mathematics to answer her own questions.

PM meets with Australian counterpart, EC President on sidelines of COP26

PM Pham Minh Chinh had bilateral meetings with Australian Prime Minister and President of the European Commission on the sidelines of the COP26 in the UK on November 1 (local time).

Opportunity to build a brand for Vietnam education

In 2016, Vietnam was the 8th destination but in 2019 the country ranked 4th out of 40 destinations for short-term courses and internships for Australian students in the Indo-Pacific, including regions in Asia, following China, India and Indonesia.

Vietnam has only 300 artificial intelligence experts

This shortage of talent is a huge challenge for the country to realize its goal of becoming a center of artificial intelligence (AI) development in the region and the world.

Three big Australian warships visit Vietnam

A group of three big Australian warships, amphibious assault ship HMAS Canberra, missile frigate HMAS Anzac and tanker HMAS Sirius, docked at Cam Ranh Bay in Khanh Hoa province for a series of bilateral cooperation activities from September 20-23.

Australia, US stress importance of ensuring freedoms in East Sea

Australia and the US underlined the importance of countries’ ability to exercise their maritime rights and freedoms in the East Sea, consistent with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS),

Four Vietnamese digital transformation projects receive Australian funding

The Australian Government has announced a grant of nearly 1.4 million AUD (US$1 million) for four Vietnamese high-tech application projects in the field of digital transformation, through the Aus4Innovation Programme.

NA leader calls on Austrian businesses to invest in Vietnam

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on September 6 called on Austrian businesses to increase investment and trade cooperation with their Vietnamese counterparts to fully tap into the two sides’ potential and strength.