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Australian minister highlights significance of RCEP amid global trade uncertainty World

Australian minister highlights significance of RCEP amid global trade uncertainty

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham has recently emphasised the importance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which is expected to be signed on November 15 between 10 ASEAN countries and China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), New Zealand and Australia.
Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection Health

Australia provides new tech platform to transform breast cancer detection

VIETRAD, an online platform developed over the last year that uses machine learning technology to test, monitor and improve radiologic diagnosis of breast cancer, was launched on November 12. The VIETRAD project was developed thanks to the funding of more than 340,000 AUD by the Australian Government through its Aus4Innovation programme.
Vietnam, Australia to expand barley trade Business

Vietnam, Australia to expand barley trade

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) has said it is engaging with Vietnamese brewers and maltsters to expand its barley exports, as China recently imposed a tariff of over 80 percent on the product.
Symposium promotes sustainable enterprise-university linkages Business

Symposium promotes sustainable enterprise-university linkages

A symposium has been hosted by Thai Nguyen University as part of the Aus4Skills scheme, known as Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership, to share experience in building and developing sustainable linkages between enterprises and universities.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
Singapore, Australia enhance defence cooperation World

Singapore, Australia enhance defence cooperation

Singaporean Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and his Australian counterpart Linda Reynolds have reaffirmed long-lasting and close defence ties within the Singapore-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during their meeting in Singapore on October 20.