• Lucy-Ellen Steadman

    Australia and Vietnam to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations.

    by  • 11/12/2012 • front page, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, stories, text • 0 Comments

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    Australia and Vietnam will celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations in 2013. The two countries established friendly ties in February  1973 and have been forging a closer relationship ever since. In 2009, the then-general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nong Duc Manh, visited Australia to launch a Comprehensive Partnership between the two...

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    Vietnam refugees recount harrowing journeys to Australia

    by  • 07/12/2012 • front page, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, radio, stories • 0 Comments

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    With the Asian century looming, Lucy-Ellen Steadman explores Australian attitudes to migrants and stories of Vietnamese refugees Anh and Dr Kien Cao-Xuan. Anh made the one-minute decision to flee Vietnam to America as the war was ending, and Kien escaped with his family by boat some years later to eventually arrive in Australia.  ...

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    Tam Coc pedals to a sustainable future

    by  • 28/11/2012 • front page, images, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, stories • 0 Comments

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    To a tourist, Tam Coc and its neighbouring city Ninh Binh may look like small, underdeveloped destinations. However, parts of these semi-rural areas have made admirable efforts towards sustainable living that the rest of the world can learn from. Many locals grow their own vegetables and some farm cattle and poultry too. This trait...

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    Halong Bay is a postcard destination

    by  • 27/11/2012 • front page, images, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Postcards of Halong Bay from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Halong Bay is one of the most stunning destinations in the world and deserves its World Heritage listing. The Bay has almost 2000 islands, and Cat Ba is one of the most popular. Here “Vietnam Reporter” explores the picture-postcard scenery in the Bay...

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    Being a student at Hanoi University

    by  • 23/11/2012 • front page, images, Lucy-Ellen Steadman, stories • 0 Comments

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    My visit to Hanoi University has greatly emphasised the cultural and lifestyle differences between Australia and Vietnam. Walking through the campus, I was comparing every sight to those I am used to seeing at The University of Queensland. At VNU, the buildings, activities, social lives, parking systems, and colleges particularly highlighted differences between the...

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