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China girds for Typhoon Rammasun

A motorist (C) brave strong winds and rain as he travels along a highway as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014. Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on July 16 as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least one life and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Southern China and Vietnam were bracing Friday for the arrival of Typhoon Rammasun after the massive storm killed at least 54 people in the Philippines.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Planes nearly collide at Vietnam airport


Two planes nearly collided at an airport in central Vietnam after a young intern was left in charge of directing a busy runway, aviation authorities said.

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

Vietnam military helicopter crash kills 16 – doctor

Hanoi chopper Crash

A doctor said 16 Vietnamese military personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash close to Hanoi, the capital.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Vietnam upholds 2-year jail term against blogger


A court in central Vietnam has upheld a two-year jail sentence against a well-known dissident blogger for posting online criticism of the communist government.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vietnam suspends crew after jet lands at wrong airport

Photo by Viet Nam News/ANN

Vietnam’s aviation authority has suspended the crew of a plane operated by budget airline VietJet Air after a flight bound for the tourist hub of Da Lat landed at another airport more than 100 kilometers away.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »