The Sunday Mail (Queensland)
Aussies freed from Vietnam
HANOI: Two Australians jailed in Vietnam are to be freed under a broad amnesty marking the country’s 70th anniversary independence day celebrations.
The unidentified pair are among 34 foreigners to be released under the amnesty that includes inmates from China, Malaysia and Laos.
A Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesman yesterday confirmed the Australians were among those to be released on August 31.
There are currently 28 Australians detained or jailed in Vietnam on various charges, including drug trafficking.