The first ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opened in Sydney on March 16, in the presence of Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and leaders of ASEAN nations including Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
VOV.VN - After a solemn welcome ceremony on March 15, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull and signed a joint statement on the establishment of strategic partnership.
VOV.VN - An official welcome ceremony with a 19-gun salute for Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation took place at the Parliament House on Capitol Hill, Canberra, Australia on March 15.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sign the Joint Statement on establishing the Vietnam – Australia Strategic Partnership during the former's visit to Australia, creating the political and legal framework for the two countries' relations to develop in the coming time.
In 45 years, the Vietnam – Australia comprehensive partnership has been constantly enhanced and grown rapidly across sectors, Vietnamese leaders wrote in their messages sent to their Australian counterparts in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations (February 26, 1973 – 2018).
On the occasion of his attendance at APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Da Nang, the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sat on a roadside to enjoy a ‘banh mi kep thit’(Vietnamese bread with fried pork) and gave his compliments to such delicious food, which provided a unique insight to the richness of Vietnamese cuisine.
VOV.VN - The National Assembly (NA) and Government of Vietnam is ready to support and facilitate Vietnamese and Australian friendship organisations' activities, including educational and cross-cultural exchanges and cooperation in humanitarian aid.
Malcolm Turnbull has taken a stroll with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen and grabbed a bite to eat from a street vendor.
Vietnam and Australia issued a joint press release on the outcomes of the talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Da Nang city on November 10.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in Vietnam to strike politically sensitive regional trade and security deals, according to the SBS World News.
President Tran Dai Quang has said that Vietnam and Australia have huge potential for cooperation, and called on the Australian side to continue its assistance to Vietnam in poverty reduction and gender equality.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had official meetings with President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in and Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull on July 7 on the fringe of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.
Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo on December 6 began his visit to Indonesia to boost negotiations for the Indonesia – Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Australia signed a Plan of Action for 2016-2019 following talks between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on November 30 in Australia.
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began a three-day official visit to Australia on October 11, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) announced the same day.
VOV.VN - On September 8, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Vientiane, Laos on the fringe of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and related meetings.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed on May 3 that he would call an election within the next week to be held on July 2, looking to cash in on a budget plan aimed at creating jobs and spurring growth.
Australia and other countries should follow the U.S. lead and conduct "freedom-of-navigation" naval operations within 12 nautical miles of contested islands in the East Vietnam Sea, a senior US naval officer was reported as saying on February 22.
President Truong Tan Sang had bilateral meetings with leaders of some Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies in Manila, the Philippines, on November 19 on the fringe of the APEC Summit.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has hailed the recent completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement by 12 member states as a "very big win” for Australia after more than five years of negotiations.