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Four drown after being swept away on Mui Ne beach

Four teenagers were found dead Thursday after being swept away when swimming in the sea in the central Binh Thuan Province.

Vietnam Railways wants $107 mln to fence crossings, prevent crashes

Vietnam Railways is seeking VND2.5 trillion ($107 million) to erect barriers at all places where rail tracks and roads intersect, legally and otherwise.

Five drown as seas get rough in Binh Thuan beaches

Rough seas in Binh Thuan Province in central Vietnam claimed five lives Saturday, two were missing and several others hospitalized.
August 10, 2019 | 10:42 pm GMT+7

Saigon cyclo driver arrested for robbing Japanese tourist

A cyclo driver in Ho Chi Minh City was detained on Tuesday for seizing VND2.9 million ($125) from an elderly Japanese after a five-minute ride.
August 06, 2019 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

South Korean jailed for robbing taxi driver in central Vietnam

A South Korean man will spend 14 years in jail for robbing a Da Nang taxi driver at knifepoint last November.
July 23, 2019 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Men jailed for snatching handbag from S Korean woman in Saigon

A court in HCMC sentenced two Vietnamese men to four years in jail each Wednesday for snatching a handbag from a South Korean woman last year.
June 20, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Passengers terrified as Vietnamese carrier makes emergency landing

Panicked passengers screamed and prayed as a Vietjet Air flight made an emergency landing in HCMC Monday night.
November 20, 2018 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Korean tourist dies after jumping off Vietnam waterfall

A South Korean youth died Saturday after he jumped off the Datanla Waterfalls in Da Lat, local reports say.
September 23, 2018 | 11:20 am GMT+7

20 cruise ships suspended in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

A failure to follow fire safety protocols has seen 20 cruise ships suspended from operating in two popular bays.
August 07, 2018 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash

Three people had been pulled alive from the mangled wreckage and were in critical condition in hospital.
May 19, 2018 | 06:59 am GMT+7

Passenger killed after engine explodes mid-flight over the skies of Philadelphia

Southwest Airlines flight 1380 was en route to Dallas from New York when one of its two engines exploded mid-flight.
April 19, 2018 | 11:52 am GMT+7
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