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600 houses flooded as tropical depression hits central Vietnam

The worst flood in a decade has inundated 600 houses in Quang Tri Province’s Huong Hoa District with two to five meters of water.

900 grenades from Vietnam War destroyed

Over 900 Vietnam War grenades were detonated Wednesday in the central province of Quang Tri by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG).

Russian man wanted by Interpol nabbed in Vietnam

Vietnamese police have arrested a Russian man wanted by Interpol for storing and using narcotics.
May 29, 2019 | 10:33 pm GMT+7

Six boys in Vietnam arrested for gang rape of schoolgirl

Police in the central Quang Tri Province have arrested six schoolboys for allegedly gang-raping a schoolgirl.
March 27, 2019 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Filipino man dies at Vietnam tourism spot

A 55-year-old Filipino tourist died due to unknown causes Friday morning at a famous historical site in central Vietnam.
February 16, 2019 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Vietnam central province to get $600-million port

The My Thuy International Seaport will be built at an estimated VND14 trillion ($601.92 million) in central province of Quang Tri.
January 17, 2019 | 08:51 am GMT+7

Survivors, families of Vietnam's most landmine-tainted province recount horror stories

An attempt to dismantle a warhead to get at the explosive inside for fishing killed 13 people 40 years ago.
December 17, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam’s deadly legacy provides a livelihood to many

At a time when poverty was rife and there were not many employment options, people scavenged on unexploded bombs despite the great risk.
December 16, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Two men arrested in Saigon with 19 kilos of meth

Two men carrying 19 kilos of meth were arrested at a major Ho Chi Minh City bus station Wednesday.
December 13, 2018 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Scrap collectors’ dance with death in central Vietnam’s former battlefields

Despite the dangers, the bomb-riddled fields of Quang Tri Province have for decades been the main source of income for many local families.
December 11, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

1,000 warheads removed from abandoned house in central Vietnam

Around 1,000 warheads were removed from an abandoned house in the central province of Quang Tri on Wednesday.
November 28, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Mortal shells from war era found at Vietnam construction site

590 pieces of ammunition including mortar shells and rockets found in central Vietnam have been disposed of.
October 13, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

14 Vietnam War martyrs’ remains found in central Vietnam

The remains of 14 Vietnam War soldiers were recovered in Quang Tri Province’s Gio Linh District on Wednesday.
September 20, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

A sexual harasser gets the sack in Vietnam

A provincial official has been dismissed for sexual harassment months after being slapped on the wrist for the crime.
August 15, 2018 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

Two men caught with 9 stolen dogs in central Vietnam

Authorities in Vietnam's central province of Quang Tri have detained two men for stealing dogs from locals in the province.
July 22, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7
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