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Massive blaze guts 60 homes of Vietnamese in Cambodia

A fire that broke out early on Tuesday in Phnom Penh destroyed the homes of 60 Vietnamese-Cambodian families and 10 Khmer families.

Hanoi names China's possible radiation leaks among top 'disaster' risks

'Radioactive dust could spread far and wide, polluting the air and water sources.'

Foreign tourists rescue Vietnamese kids from Da Nang hostel fire

The 'heroic' duo smashed a window and broke into the burning hostel to save two kids from almost certain death.
May 02, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Five firefighters among 7 dead in Taiwan factory blaze

The disaster follows a string of recent accidents in Taiwanese factories, raising questions about safety standards.
April 29, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Ten killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

Police said the victims were collecting oil from around the entrance of a wellbore when the blaze erupted.
April 25, 2018 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

At least 18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire

A preliminary investigation found that the fire was caused by arson, police said.
April 24, 2018 | 09:12 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

Japan PM Abe to sack top finance official accused of sexual harassment: paper

The official allegedly asked to touch and kiss a reporter in a bar.
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Saigon karaoke joint fined $4,600 for failing to meet fire safety standards

'Captain Sidewalk' and his inspectors found the bar had no emergency exits or fire alarms.
April 05, 2018 | 02:44 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

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

Karaoke bar owner sentenced to jail for fire that killed 13 in Hanoi

The court concluded that her negligence was the main cause of the fatal accident in 2016.
March 27, 2018 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Russia's Putin visits scene of deadly shopping mall fire

'Criminal negligence' and 'slovenliness' are to blame for high number of casualties, he said.
March 27, 2018 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

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

37 dead, scores missing in Siberia shopping mall fire

Fire broke out on Sunday when the shopping center was packed.
March 26, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7
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