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Angry residents complain to PM in wake of deadly Saigon fire

Nearly 500 people are asking for the investor to be punished for safety violations.

Police launch criminal probe into deadly fire at Saigon apartment building

While the incident has been ruled an accident, anyone found responsible for the Carina Plaza fire may still face up to 12 years in jail.
March 27, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Saigon fire survivors in rush to collect valuables before looters break in

They have been told it will be 10-30 days before they can return to their apartments.
March 28, 2018 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Saigon fire victims left to struggle in aftermath of deadly blaze

The life of hundreds of Carina residents has been turned upside down, and the building's investors are being criticized for doing little to help.
March 28, 2018 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Captain Sidewalk returns to combat fire safety violations in Saigon

Many locals have been found obstructing emergency exits in the city's old apartment buildings with furniture.
March 29, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Fire hazards lurk in heart of Saigon's apartment blocks

Broken fire equipment, crowded hallways and sealed emergency exits have been found in the wake of the Carina Plaza tragedy.
March 29, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

How the Carina blaze disaster unfolded in just 13 minutes

Investigators have concluded from security camera footage the cause of the fire was an accident, but safety questions need to be answered.
March 30, 2018 | 04:53 pm GMT+7

Shopkeepers devastated as fire decimates Hanoi market

The two-hour fire caused no casualty, but managed to reduce dozens of stalls in the Quang Market to ashes.
April 01, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

13 Vietnamese injured in deadly Bangkok apartment fire

Two Thai men and an unidentified victim died after an electrical fault set the 13-story building ablaze.
April 04, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Saigon apartment investor arrested month after deadly fire

The investor of Carina Plaza alleged failed to comply with regulations, resulting in a fire that killed 13 last month.
April 21, 2018 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Vietnamese kids receive fire escape training to watch out for themselves

The course teaches young children quick response skills to run from fire danger on their own.
May 22, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

20 cruise ships suspended in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

A failure to follow fire safety protocols has seen 20 cruise ships suspended from operating in two popular bays.
August 07, 2018 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Saigon hotel catches fire, foreign guests panic

Foreign guests panicked after a fire broke out Saturday at a District 1 Saigon hotel, but no casualty was reported.
November 03, 2018 | 08:55 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s Old Quarter hotel catches fire, guests unharmed

A fire in Hanoi’s Old Quarter Thursday morning had foreign guests flee in panic, but no one was harmed.
November 22, 2018 | 09:59 am GMT+7
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