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More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese citizens are feared among 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in Britain this week, families and community organisers said Saturday

UK police arrest man and woman for human trafficking over truck deaths

UK police arrest man and woman for human trafficking over truck deaths

Police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested a man and a woman on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese.

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled the animated film ‘Abominable’ from theatres over a scene featuring a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing's claims in the flashpoint waterway, state media reported Monday.

Two Vietnam former ministers face death penalty over bribe charges

Two Vietnam former ministers face death penalty over bribe charges

Two former Vietnamese information ministers have been charged with corruption, state media reported Tuesday, a charge which in the country carries the death sentence.

Typhoon Wipha kills 5, leaves 13 missing in Vietnam

Typhoon Wipha kills 5, leaves 13 missing in Vietnam

At least five people died and another 13 were reported missing after Typhoon Wipha slammed into Vietnam's northern coast, authorities reported Monday.

Vietnam seizes 125 kilos of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Vietnam seizes 125 kilos of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found encased in plaster at an airport in the Vietnamese capital, authorities said Sunday, as the country tries to crack down on sophisticated wildlife smuggling routes.

Vietnam criticises China over vessels in disputed waters

Vietnam criticises China over vessels in disputed waters

Vietnam has accused China of trespassing and demanded a Chinese survey ship in the South China Sea withdraw in the latest flashpoint over the disputed territory.

Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea

Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea

Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts of violating its sovereignty and demanded that China remove all of its ships from Vietnamese waters.

Beijing confirms Chinese trawler hit Philippine boat

Beijing confirms Chinese trawler hit Philippine boat

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a ‘hit and run’.

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday, on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill ...

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

A Vietnamese woman who stood trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother arrived home Friday, bringing down the curtain on a dramatic and often bizarre two-year murder mystery.

Vietnam police bust $1bn illegal online gambling ring

Vietnam police bust $1bn illegal online gambling ring

Police in Vietnam broke up an online gambling ring that had handled more than $1bn in bets and arrested 22 people, reports said Saturday, in what is believed to be the largest-ever internet betting operation ...