• Posts Tagged ‘australia’

    Australia and Vietnam to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations.

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

    Phillip Stonehouse

    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

    Vietnam War footage

    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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    Australia wants expanded education and trade links with Vietnam

    by  • 26/11/2012 • front page, Mark Blackman, stories, tv highlights, Uncategorized, video • 0 Comments

    Phillip Stonehouse, the Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi, talks about Australia's relationship with Vietnam

    The Federal Government’s “Australia in the Asian Century” White Paper details our plans to expand links with many Asian countries. Phillip Stonehouse, the deputy head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Hanoi, sits down with Vietnam Reporter’s Mark Blackman to discuss what this report means for Australia’s relations with Vietnam.

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    Counting the days

    by  • 18/11/2012 • Emma MacKenzie, stories • 0 Comments


    The last few weeks have flown by and as the countdown nears to take off on the Vietnam Reporter Project (VRP), our crew is making final preparations. Ten students have been selected to travel to Vietnam with three staff members from The University of Queensland’s School of Journalism and Communication. The VRP is the...

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