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GrabBike drivers brake early, fearing for their lives

Despite it being peak earnings time, many GrabBike drivers are refusing to pick up or drop night-time passengers in deserted areas.

Construction most dangerous job in Vietnam

The construction sector saw the highest number of deaths due to workplace accidents last year, according to official data.

Six dead in Vietnam wall collapse, search on for missing workers

Six workers died and four were injured Friday after a wall at a construction site in Vinh Long collapsed suddenly.
March 15, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Trump-Kim summit organized in perfect safety

Despite short notice, Vietnam ensured ‘absolute security and safety’ for the second Trump-Kim summit, a senior official said.
March 01, 2019 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam aviation faces safety rating challenge

Vietnam might find it difficult to maintain its aviation safety rating due to a lack of qualified personnel, experts caution.
February 17, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

15 detained in China vaccine scandal

Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety scandal.
July 25, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

British cave expert to apply Thai lessons in Vietnam

Ongoing rescue operation at a flooded cave provides valuable insights for Vietnam, home to world's largest cave.
July 09, 2018 | 12:47 pm GMT+7

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

'Radioactive dust could spread far and wide, polluting the air and water sources.'
May 24, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7

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

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
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