Fire kills man, wife in Vietnam southern metro
Two people were killed as a house cum department store in Ho Chi Minh City caught fire Thursday.
Price instability threatens Vietnam's salt harvesters
Salt harvesters in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu are struggling to make ends meet as the price of salt has plummeted.
1,500 liters of acid spill from truck in southern Vietnam
A plastic tank containing hydrochloric acid broke, giving off acrid fumes and corroding a street in Binh Duong Friday.
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Vietnam court increases jail term to district official for receiving bribes

The country’s highest court on Thursday increased the jail term from 18 to 20 years to a Ho Chi Minh City official for receiving bribes to approve infrastructure projects.

Land dispute prompts Vietnamese farmers to attack cops

Farmers in northern Vietnam claim they attacked police and government officials last week because the officers insisted on seizing land that residents had worked hard to clear decades ago.
Vietnam parking lots like matchboxes ready to go ablaze
Parking lots in Vietnam's busiest city are exposed to many fire dangers with little protection.
Chinese migrant shooting: injured border guards recovering
Four Vietnamese border guards who were injured by illegal Chinese migrants in a gunfight that left seven people dead at a border checkpoint Friday are in stable condition, their commander has said.
Hanoi push-up guy has his scooter stolen
Once upon a time, an athletic dude in Hanoi loves to get off his scooter to do some push-up whenever he stops at red light - until some other dudes decided that he is so fit he can run himself and doesn't need a bike.
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