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7 dead or missing after Vietnamese ship sinks in tropical storm

Rescue workers have been unable to locate where the 5,100-ton ship went down.

Vietnamese man choked to death by raincoat caught in motorbike wheel

He appears to have lost control of the bike in heavy rain and crashed on a quiet road where there was no-one to ...

Woman fatally crushed by car in southern Vietnam

Three pedestrians were also injured, including, a three-year-old boy and a South Korean man.
July 14, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Woman dies after being bitten by venomous octopus in central Vietnam

The bite could have come from a blue-ringed octopus, the same species featured in the famous James Bond film 'Octopussy'.
July 09, 2017 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese-American shot dead by Seattle cop before high school graduation

Police say they thought the victim was holding a knife, but it turned out to be a pen.
July 02, 2017 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Thai police probe Belgian tourist's 'suicide' amid online doubts

The tourist's death had been ruled a suicide but online posts voiced concern that she may have been murdered.
June 30, 2017 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths

The patients died shortly after undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a hospital in northern Vietnam in late May.
June 23, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Australian tourist dies of heart attack during Vietnam trip

The 57-year-old man reportedly died an hour after being rushed to hospital with chest pain and breathing difficulty.
June 13, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital

'Chemical residue could have built up from the water filtration process.'
June 08, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths

One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi yet.
May 31, 2017 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

The executions of civilians add to growing fears that subscribers to IS ideology are determined to establish a presence in the southern Philippines.
May 28, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Dead girl’s family crashes media event after Vietnamese man cleared of murder

Their anger was focused on the authorities' inability to catch the real culprit.
April 25, 2017 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Hundreds flee Mosul fighting as others return to former IS areas

Iraqi forces have taken much of Mosul from the militants who overran the city in June 2014. The military now controls the eastern districts and are making advances in the west.
April 24, 2017 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese worker stabbed to death by burglar in Angola

A worrying number of Vietnamese workers have been killed by robbers in the African country.
April 17, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man decapitated in Singapore commited suicide, police say

Police found no evidence of foul play involved in the gruesome death.
April 07, 2017 | 06:41 pm GMT+7