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Vietnamese asylum seekers secretly held at sea for more than a month, commander tells...

HMAS Choules arrives in Sydney PHOTO: The asylum seekers were sent back to Vietnam on board HMAS Choules (Royal Australian Navy: Shane Cameron) By political reporter...

Saving the World, One Life at a Time

By Shira Sebban on October 15, 2016 Asylum Seekers Social media may have changed the world, but it’s also made campaigning to make at least one...

Kids ‘orphaned’ as Vietnam jails parents over asylum bid

Ms Loan with her four children outside courthouse where her appeal against a three-year sentence was rejected. AMANDA HODGE, NGA L.H. NGUYEN, The Australian, 12:00AM...

Retired US Ambassador Visits Vietnamese Asylum Seekers in Indonesian Detention

Retired US Ambassador Grover Joseph Rees recently visited the 18 Vietnamese asylum seekers in detention in Kuningan, South Jakarta. The former US Ambassador to East...

Australian Navy returns 46 asylum seekers to Vietnam after intercepting group en route to...

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton addresses the media PHOTO: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has refused to comment, citing 'operational matters' AM By political editor Chris Uhlmann and...

The New Wave of Vietnamese ‘Boatpeople’ Seeking Asylum in Australia

Policy & Politics | 23/04/2015 11:46:00 AM Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce PRESS RELEASE 23.4.15: The New Wave of Vietnamese ‘Boatpeople’ The latest figures available from the...

Vietnamese asylum seeker returned by Australia says ‘a bullet would be better’

Vietnamese asylum seeker Tran Thi Lua stands together with her three children. PHOTO: Vietnamese asylum seeker Tran Thi Lua and her three children. (Supplied:...

Australia and Vietnam further cooperation to stamp out people smuggling

Monday, 12 December 2016 A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security will...