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Two children die in Vietnam as cache of old bullets explodes

Two children die in Vietnam as cache of old bullets explodes

A baby boy and a a five-year-old girl were killed and several people injured Wednesday when a cache of bullets illegally stored at a scrap metal warehouse exploded east of Vietnam's capital Hanoi, destroying several houses and leaving a massive crater.

Two children die in Vietnam explosion

Two children die in Vietnam explosion

A baby boy and a five-year-old girl were killed in an explosion east of Vietnam's capital Hanoi early Wednesday that destroyed several houses and wounded at least eight other people.

Vietnamese developer detained in Singapore seeks passage to Germany

Vietnamese developer detained in Singapore seeks passage to Germany

A Vietnamese property developer detained in Singapore is seeking passage to Germany to avoid being sent back home, where he could face the death penalty amid a crackdown on corruption ...

Vietnam jails 15 for foiled airport 'terror' attack

Vietnam jails 15 for foiled airport 'terror' attack

Vietnam jailed 15 people on Wednesday for a foiled terrorism plot to detonate petrol bombs at the country's busiest airport ahead of a national holiday, state media reported.

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from low-lying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 people.

Taiwan steel firm behind toxic dump in Vietnam fined again

Taiwan steel firm behind toxic dump in Vietnam fined again

A Taiwanese steel firm behind a toxic spill that killed tonnes of fish in central Vietnam last year was fined for a second time for illegally burying ‘harmful’ waste, official sources said Sunday.

Nigerian gets 18 years jail in Vietnam for import scam

Nigerian gets 18 years jail in Vietnam for import scam

The court in Can Tho city determined that Leonard gained his victims' trust on messaging apps using various alter egos, including a US army officer.

Vietnam court upholds prominent blogger's 10-yr jail term

Vietnam court upholds prominent blogger's 10-yr jail term

A Vietnamese court on Thursday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a prominent blogger convicted of publishing propaganda against the state, her lawyer said ...

Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID "hack"

Vietnamese researcher shows iPhone X face ID "hack"

A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple Inc's face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a mask made with a 3D printer, silicone and paper tape.

Vietnam flood toll hits 49 ahead of Apec summit

Vietnam flood toll hits 49 ahead of Apec summit

The weather system hit just days before Vietnam welcomes world leaders to the Apec summit in Danang and has left several areas totally submerged in the worst flooding in years.

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

The storm, which made landfall on Saturday, is the worst in decades to strike Vietnam's southern coastal region, an area normally spared the typhoons that usually hit further north.

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.