Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade co-organised a forum in Hanoi on October 3 to promote women’s empowerment in the foreign service in the digital age.
VOV.VN - Vietnam greatly values the strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation with Australia, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh while receiving Governor of Australia’s Victoria state Linda Dessau in Hanoi on October 2.
Most of the winners of ‘Road to Olympia’ leave Vietnam for Australia where they study and stay after graduating.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports from the beginning of the year to the first half of September experienced a downward trend with exports to China dropping from 75.1 per cent to 68.8 per cent during the eight-month period, according statistics released by the Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The capital city of Hanoi expects further cooperation with Australia’s Victoria state and hopes the two sides will set up twining relations in the time ahead, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
The final round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – a trade agreement between ten ASEAN member states and their six partners: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and the Republic of Korea – will focus on resolving issues and reaching mutual ground on market openness, trade freedom for goods and services as well as investment.
VOV.VN -The Vietnam national under-16 football team were knocked out of the AFC Championship finals following defeat in their final group stage match against Australia.
The final round of the United Association of Vietnamese Students (UAVS) Start-up Challenge took place in Sydney on September 21.
An exhibition took place in Sydney, Australia on September 6 – 15, featuring artworks and designs inspired by Vietnamese culture during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945).
Vietnam expects further support from Australia in the search for Vietnamese soldiers who died or went missing during the war, Deputy Minister of Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem said on September 11.
A visiting Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Le Chiem, had a working session with Australia’s UNSW Canberra on September 10 to receive a digitalised project on battlefields and burial sites of fallen Vietnamese soldiers during the war in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - A seminar was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on September 9 with the purpose of finding ways to increase the competitiveness of dragon fruit products and expand into new export markets.
Australia officially imports fresh longan from Vietnam
The first batch of Vietnam’s fresh longan went on sale in Melbourne city of Australia’s Victoria state on September 9.
The first batch of fresh Vietnamese longan has landed in Australia’s Melbourne airport.
VOV.VN - During the first eight months of the year, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports fell 5.8 per cent on-year to US$2.53 billion while imports increased by 11.5 per cent to US$1.28 billion, largely coming from China and Thailand, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Ho Chi Minh City hopes to receive support and cooperation from Australia in developing high-tech agriculture, especially in processing farm produce.
Formula One has released its schedule for 2020, with the first ever Vietnam Grand Prix set to be the third among 22 races of the year, an unprecedented number of yearly races in the event’s history.
The Vietnam Trade Office in Australia is working to help Vietnamese longan exporters to obtain an import licence from the Australian Government as soon as possible.
Australia has expanded the number of Work and Holiday Maker visa places available to Vietnamese people, upping the annual intake from 200 to 1,500 a year from September 2, according to the Department of Home Affairs’ media release on August 23.