IT has been 40 years since the Fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War but its wounds still leave an imprint on today’s Vietnamese Australian community. International student Trinh Le reflects on how the Vietnam War shaped two generations of Vietnamese living in Australia.
IF you’re homesick and need something familiar that reminds you of home, Trinity College Foundation Studies students Evan Zhu and Ha Nguyen check out several Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean spots that promise to bring some comfort!
FOR Vietnamese student Minh Duong, studying in Australia has been challenging. He was attacked by Neo-Nazis, ran into visa issues and was not permitted to enter Australia for three years. Now, Minh is back in Melbourne and will start his final year at university. Diane Leow reports.
THE man behind the petition that has put Australian immigration minister in the spotlight says he wasn’t out to fault the government. Diane Leow reports.
IMMIGRATION minister Scott Morrison says the Australian Consulate is assisting gang attack victim Minh Duong in Vietnam while his department investigates visa discrepancy. Diane Leow reports.
Find out what kind of influence Asia has had on Melbourne’s cultural life at Mapping Melbourne, a four-day festival. Samantha Toh has the details.
FROM overcoming crippling shyness to making positive life changes, Kat Trinh shares her story of her first week in Melbourne.
TRACY Pham shares the Vietnamese restaurants that top her list in Melbourne, where you can slurp down the iconic pho for no more than $10 a bowl.