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Horrific fire in Malaysia sparks outrage over unregulated religious schools

Growing conservatism has led to a boom in the number of Islamic religious schools, most of which are privately-run.

Horrific fire in Malaysia sparks outrage over unregulated religious schools

Growing conservatism has led to a boom in the number of Islamic religious schools, most of which are privately-run.

Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysian capital

Two wardens and 23 students died in the fire.
September 14, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Fireman killed battling house blaze in Saigon

The upper floor of the two-story house collapsed onto him and two other officers.
September 08, 2017 | 11:34 am GMT+7

1,000 workers flee blaze at Nike, Adidas shoe factory in Saigon

No one was hurt and firefighters are investigating the cause.
August 28, 2017 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Warehouse in Saigon’s backpacker precinct burns to the ground

No one was inside when the fire engulfed the warehouse.
August 13, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

The engineer was fired for 'perpetuating gender stereotypes'.
August 08, 2017 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Midnight fire rages at ancient church in Northern Vietnam

No deaths or injuries have been reported, but much of the 16th century building has been left in ruins.
August 06, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Dubai residential skyscraper

The tower was evacuated and no injuries were reported.
August 04, 2017 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Residents forced to flee as massive blaze engulfs plastics factory in Saigon

It took 250 firefighters nearly four hours to douse the inferno.
August 01, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Police detain welder following Hanoi factory fire that kills 8

He is blamed for setting fire to a styrofoam ceiling while he was welding.
July 31, 2017 | 04:33 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

Vietnamese man faces charges for pretending to be a victim of London tower inferno

He claimed his family died in the devastating Grenfell fire in London to get money and accommodation.
July 01, 2017 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Motorbike carrying gasoline burns up on Saigon street

The bike was burned down in 10 minutes. No one was hurt.
June 30, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Hundreds evacuated from Saigon port as midnight fire breaks out

It took firefighters three hours to put out the blaze at the port in District 4.
June 23, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7