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Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study

At $42 billion, the reef is valued at more than 12 Sydney Opera Houses.

Australian PM says Melbourne siege 'a terrorist attack'

Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

China is behaving like a 'bully' in disputed waters: McCain

'I think it is very clear that the Chinese by filling in these islands are militarizing them and that is in violation of international law.'
May 30, 2017 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Sydney lights up for its annual Vivid Festival

Vivid Sydney bathes the city in breathtaking color and dizzying special effects in the world’s largest festival of light.
May 27, 2017 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Australia's Omar in the running to be crowned the world's longest cat

The Maine Coon cat from Melbourne is in the running to be named the world's longest cat after Guinness World Records contacted his owner following a picture she posted of him on ...
May 18, 2017 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam suspicious of massive aluminum stockpile linked to Chinese billionaire

The stockpile is believed to have arrived in Vietnam as part of a scheme to evade trade restrictions by a Chinese billionaire.
May 04, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Gloria Jean's Coffees quits Vietnam after decade of slow-drip expansion

Tough competition has forced the Australian coffee franchise out.
April 28, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Vinegar offers hope in Barrier Reef starfish battle

The reef contributes more than $5.2 billion a year to Australia's economy.
April 27, 2017 | 11:46 am GMT+7

US supercarrier to arrive in Sea of Japan in days - Pence

'Our expectation is that they will be in the Sea of Japan in position in a matter of days, before the end of this month.'
April 22, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

Sydney's food scene has taken a new turn with the arrival of roasted cockroach, honey-flavored ants, mealworm and chocolate coated popcorn on some restaurant menus.
April 20, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Jetstar adds low-cost services between Australia and Vietnam this summer

The Qantas unit hopes to break the monopoly currently held by national carrier Vietnam Airlines, which is also a Qantas partner.
April 06, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Dinosaur footprint found in Australia may be world's largest

Scientists in Australia uncover what could be the world's biggest dinosaur footprint dating back to more than 127 million years.
March 29, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Thousands shelter as 'screaming, howling' Cyclone Debbie hits Australia

Almost 50,000 have been left without power while many tourists take shelter in hotels.
March 28, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

That's not Vietnam! A quiz to see how closely you watched 'Kong: Skull Island'

There are scenes from Hawaii and Australia that may deceive you.
March 20, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Australian ban on Vietnamese shrimp could drown exporters - trade official

Hanoi has called on the Australian government to reconsider the ban.
March 16, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7