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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.

Vietnamese man fined after sharing video of himself escaping from police in high-speed chase

The millennial boasted that he was traveling at speeds of up 299kph, which is faster than a hurricane if true.

Driver survives after train plows through truck in Hanoi

The driver managed to jump out of the window before his vehicle was crushed to pieces.
September 13, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Bystanding boy killed in slashing spree on Saigon street

A domestic row turned deadly when a man pulled a large knife and started hacking at innocent people.
May 31, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Saigon firm to compensate foreign tourist $1,000 for bloody sidewalk fall

The compensation has no precedent, even though many have tripped over the hooks before.
April 11, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Vietnamese 4-seat taxi takes 8 people for a ride

A Vietnamese driver showed that if you open the trunk, you can squeeze in twice the legal number of passengers.
February 14, 2017 | 07:41 pm GMT+7

UK newspaper dubs Vietnam a safe place to visit

Vietnam was named among nine countries with a 'low' terror threat by the Telegraph.
January 05, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drop in street crime

Robberies fell 30 percent in 2016, while snatching dipped by 11.5 percent.
January 05, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Deadly pileup jams Vietnam expressway

Two passenger buses and a container truck were caught in a terrible mess that killed one and critically injured five.
January 04, 2017 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

Car hits 9 motorbikes in Ho Chi Minh City

The driver, allegedly drunk, only stopped after hitting a tree.
January 03, 2017 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam official loses post for beating old man on street

The 76-year-old man was left bleeding heavily and in need of hospital treatment.
December 21, 2016 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Deadly sparks: Hanoians put lives in danger by hanging around power substations

A 63-year-old man was killed by an explosion at a substation in the city on Thursday.
November 21, 2016 | 10:41 am GMT+7

In pictures: Horrific scenes after karaoke bar fire in Hanoi

It appears a faulty billboard was to blame for the deadly blaze.
November 02, 2016 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Karaoke bar fire rages in downtown Hanoi

Fire fighters are battling to rescue people they believe are trapped in the building in Cau Giay District.
November 01, 2016 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Car-train collision leaves 5 dead in Vietnam

There was no gate or guard at the railway crossing in Hanoi.
October 24, 2016 | 10:34 am GMT+7