Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich hosted receptions for Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie and Armenian Ambassador Vahram Kazhoyan in Hanoi on February 10.
VOV.VN - Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich had bilateral meetings on June 2 with Defence Ministers of Australia, France and Japan on the margins of the 17th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had a bilateral meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop who is in Vietnam for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Da Nang city on November 8.
VOV.VN - Australian Foreign Minister Julia Bishop observed a lifesaving drill to rescue children from drowning at Da Nang beach on November 8 as she visits Vietnam to attend APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city of Da Nang.
Vietnam beat Australia 2-0 in the semi-final match of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U15 Championship at the Chonburi Stadium in Thailand on July 20.
Twenty young Vietnamese and Australian leaders in different fields exchanged ideas to spur socio-economic development in their respective countries at a forum in Sydney from May 15-18.
20 of Vietnam and Australia’s brightest young leaders representing the arts, finance, technology, philanthropy, business, start-up, education and healthcare industries have converged in Sydney, sharing ideas and innovation for the inaugural Australia-Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue (AVYLD).
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted separate receptions in Hanoi on April 25 for Australian and New Zealand Ambassadors to Vietnam Craig Chittick and Wendy Matthews.
Australia and Vietnam will commence a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement from March 1.
Tourism businesses say the visa waiver program for select countries from Europe has proved effective and should be extended.
A foreigner fell from the third floor of the terminal area (about 15 metres from ground) for international passengers in Tan Son Nhat Airport, in the evening of January 15.
Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) received demining equipment from Australian donors in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri province, on April 16.
Vietnam’s top player Nguyen Tien Minh earned a berth to the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2012 Yonex Australian Badminton Open in Sydney by defeating Malaysian rival Kwong Beng Chan 2-1 on April 5.
Banks in Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam are among the “most exposed” in the Asia-Pacific region to a sudden worsening of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, Moody’s Investors Service said.
Two outstanding Australian performers will impress Hanoi audiences with sounds of the guitar and exotic oud during a free concert at Radio the Voice of Vietnam Theatre on February 28.
Australian Fred Hollows Foundation has provided nearly US$440,000 for a blindness prevention project which will be carried out over the next two years.
An exhibition of contemporary Australian arts by Jeremy Donovan and a group of aboriginal artists is being held at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi from April 17-May 12.