American jailed for attempt to overthrow Vietnam govt back in California

HANOI – A US citizen sentenced last year to 12 years in a Vietnamese jail for “attempting to overthrow the state”, has been released and returned to his home in

TVTS interviews six second generation Vietnamese-Australian candidates running for Vic election

MELBOURNE – This year, six second generation Vietnamese-Australian candidates are hoping to make a difference in their local government elections. TiVi Tuan-san spoke to the young hopefuls via email and

Four men on trial over death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in UK truck container

LONDON – Two members of an alleged people-smuggling gang have stood trial accused of being responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and boys found suffocated in a

Irish haulier pleads guilty over Vietnamese truck deaths in UK

LONDON – A 40-year-old Irish haulier has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese men, women and boys found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck near London

Netherlands suspects trafficking of Vietnamese minors through asylum centres

AMSTERDAM – Almost all the Vietnamese children who arrived in Dutch asylum centres in recent years disappeared and were probably trafficked, the Dutch government advisor on human trafficking has said. Eighty

Vietnam denounces Slovakian expulsion of diplomat in abduction row

PRAGUE – Vietnam has denounced Slovakia’s expulsion of one of its diplomats in a row over the abduction of a disgraced Vietnamese businessman via Slovakia in 2017, saying it was

Irish court approves extradition over Vietnamese truck deaths

DUBLIN – An Irish court has approved the extradition of one of the two Northern Irish men charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the


SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION CRITERIA Avepa will award scholarships to the Australian students of Vietnamese origin (according to the available funds) who can best demonstrate they meet the following criteria: They have

UK man in truck deaths case pleads guilty to immigration, property offences

LONDON – A British truck driver charged with the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead in a truck near London last month has pleaded guilty to plotting to assist