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Mexico quake toll rises to 138 dead: government

The highest death toll was in Morelos state, just south of Mexico City.

Fireman killed battling house blaze in Saigon

The upper floor of the two-story house collapsed onto him and two other officers.

Old Mumbai building overdue for demolition collapses, killing 22

The six-story building, in a densely-populated part of the city, housed a nursery school despite being declared unsafe in 2011.
September 01, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7

6 killed while sawing leftover mortar shell in central Vietnam

Neighbors said the family had been trying to dismantle a bomb to sell as scrap metal.
August 18, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

5 killed in overnight downpours across Vietnam's northern mountains

15 others are missing after flash floods and landslides ripped through the country’s northern provinces.
August 03, 2017 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

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.
July 17, 2017 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

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 help him.
July 17, 2017 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

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