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23 killed every day on Vietnam's roads this year

That means 5,728 people died in traffic accidents in the first eight months of 2016.

Bodies of missing girls found in Hanoi as rape suspect confesses to murders

The two girls, aged 9 and 10, were allegedly killed and buried six months ago.

Blood and benefits: Duterte imposes his formula on the Philippines

The president has brought the iron-fist approach he used to rule Davao to the capital Manila.
December 28, 2016 | 10:08 pm GMT+7

8 die of suspected poisoning at funeral party in northern Vietnam

The victims had been served wine and candy bought near the Chinese border, police found.
February 14, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Fire kills 8 at confectionery facility outside Hanoi

Two are in a coma after a big blast followed by a fire burned a confectionery facility to the ground.
July 29, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Girl’s body found two days after being washed down drain in Vietnam

The teenager slipped while trying to push her motorbike to safety during a heavy downpour.
September 22, 2017 | 04:19 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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