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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.

Vietnam, SE Asian neighbors face threats from IS, cyber-attacks: summit

'Southeast Asia is at peace, but these threats are very real.'
April 28, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Lightning kills 3 in Vietnam as monsoon season starts

Two were killed in the Central Highlands and the other in Hanoi the day after.
April 27, 2018 | 04:01 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

Vietnamese doctors receive martial arts training in wake of attacks

'Doctors need to fend for themselves, and learning martial arts is one of the best ways to do it.'
April 19, 2018 | 12:59 pm GMT+7

Seven killed in Indonesia building collapse

The building is very old.
April 16, 2018 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Landslide kills 3 at construction site in northern Vietnam

The workers were building a wall designed to protect people from the type of disaster that killed them.
April 15, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Syria crisis forces Vietnam's flagship airline to make about turn

New routes will avoid the war-torn area as world powers make their moves.
April 13, 2018 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Oil spill cleanup fire kills two in Indonesia

It was not known how much oil was spilled or where it came from.
March 31, 2018 | 03:35 pm 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

Inside the wreckage of Saigon's charred Carina Plaza

Vietnamese police have not ruled out the possibility of explosives being set off in the basement. 
March 23, 2018 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Survivor of deadly Saigon tower blaze: 'We could not breathe'

Survivors said the fire alarms did not go off, and the fire doors had been wedged open.
March 23, 2018 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

13 killed in Vietnam apartment fire

The 20-story building in HCMC is home to more than 700 families and hundreds fled in chaos after waking up to thick black smoke.
March 23, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

French passenger dies on flight from Hanoi to Paris

The cause of death is still unknown, but authorities have confirmed her travel companion was a doctor.
March 13, 2018 | 02:22 pm GMT+7
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