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Construction most dangerous job in Vietnam

The construction sector saw the highest number of deaths due to workplace accidents last year, according to official data.

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness

Authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered ...

Six people, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

Six people were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday following a stampede at a packed nightclub near Ancona on Italy’s Adriatic coast.
December 08, 2018 | 09:29 pm GMT+7

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31: official, local militia

Two blasts ripped through Damboa town in Borno on Saturday evening targeting people returning from a holiday.
June 18, 2018 | 07:52 am GMT+7

21 killed in India as truck carrying marriage party falls off bridge

The truck driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing it to hit a divider and fall off the bridge.
April 18, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Oil spill cleanup fire kills two in Indonesia

It was not known how much oil was spilled or where it came from.
March 31, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Inside the wreckage of Saigon's charred Carina Plaza

Vietnamese police have not ruled out the possibility of explosives being set off in the basement. 
March 23, 2018 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Survivor of deadly Saigon tower blaze: 'We could not breathe'

Survivors said the fire alarms did not go off, and the fire doors had been wedged open.
March 23, 2018 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

13 killed in Vietnam apartment fire

The 20-story building in HCMC is home to more than 700 families and hundreds fled in chaos after waking up to thick black smoke.
March 23, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: UN

About 90 percent of related deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries, most of them in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
March 21, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese sailors reported missing two weeks after ship capsizes off South Korea

11 crew members were on board when it hit rough seas, and four bodies have already been recovered.
March 21, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

A military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from the quake crashed in a small town at night.
February 18, 2018 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Road crashes kill 70 Vietnamese in two days of Tet

The casualties were 50 percent above average as the big holiday involves a lot of drinking and travel.
February 17, 2018 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Deadly typhoon Tembin weakens, but Vietnam remains wary

Winds are expected to slow down to 75 kph upon making landfall, but forecasters warn at-risk residents against relaxing vigilance.
December 25, 2017 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

4 struck, killed by car when crossing street in Vietnam

A woman, her sister and her two children were all dead.
December 25, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7
 
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