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Vietnam says trying to speed up identification of UK truck dead

Vietnam says trying to speed up identification of UK truck dead

Vietnam is trying to speed up the identification of its citizens who are suspected to have been among the people found dead in the back of a truck near London last week ...

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.

Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected truck victims

Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected truck victims

Police in Vietnam took hair and blood samples on Sunday to get DNA from relatives of people feared to be among the 39 who died in the back of a truck near London last week, their family members said.

UK police ask Vietnamese community for help on 39 truck dead

UK police ask Vietnamese community for help on 39 truck dead

British police want help from the Vietnamese community in Britain and abroad to identify the 39 people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck

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.