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Hundreds of Vietnamese drug addicts escape rehab


More than 400 Vietnamese drug addicts have escaped from a rehabilitation center where they were detained to receive compulsory treatment, a local official said Monday.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vietnam accuses China of beating fishermen

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Vietnam has accused Chinese authorities of beating several of its fishermen and has demanded severe punishment for those involved in an incident that could increase tensions in a sea dispute between the communist neighbors.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

6 sentenced to death in Vietnam for heroin


An official says a court in northern Vietnam has sentenced six people to death for trafficking heroin from Laos to be sold to China.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US military chief visits Vietnam, 1st since 1971

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey speaks during a meeting with Vietnamese Chief of General Staff of the Army, Lt. Gen. Do Ba Ty in Hanoi, Vietnam on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014. AP

US Gen. Martin Dempsey on Thursday became the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Vietnam since 1971, seeking to boost military ties between the former foes at a time when Hanoi is embroiled in territorial disputes with China.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Flash floods kill 6 in Vietnam


A disaster official says flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed six people, including five in a family in northern Vietnam.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »