In April 2016, a high court rejected an appeal to increase the fine against the Radio Company of America (RCA), imposed on the firm after it caused one of the worst industrial pollution disasters in Taiwan's history 24 years earlier.1 Comment, 1 Comment
A Vietnamese man has had scissors removed from his abdomen which were left behind during surgery 18 years ago, after reporting a stomachache that was nearly two decades in the making.
Vietnam has started dredging work on a reef in the South China Sea, fresh satellite images appear to show, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waterway.
The National Programme on Preventing and Reducing Child Labour for the years 2016-2020 aims to end child labor exploitation. All 100 percent of the child laborers will be assisted to integrate into the community and get the chance to grow, Dao Hong Lan, deputy minister of labour, invalids and social affairs said.
Vietnam police seized two large caches of heroin and marijuana in separate drug busts over the weekend, with several people arrested on suspicion of smuggling the narcotics in from neighboring Laos, official reports said Monday.
Two pandas conceived naturally and born at Vienna zoo, Fu Feng and Fu Ban, were officially baptized on Wednesday, 100 days after their birth.
Gunmen abducted at least five crewmen of a Vietnamese cargo vessel in southern Philippine waters Friday, authorities said, an area where Islamic militants are on a kidnapping-for-ransom spree.
Vietnam's government is scrapping plans to construct the country's first two nuclear power plants, citing slowing demand for electricity and the declining price of other sources of energy, state media reported Thursday.
Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger for allegedly posting anti-state comments in the communist country's latest crackdown on dissent.
Vietnam has ordered an investigation into a blaze which killed 13 at a karaoke bar and took five hours to put out, as officials said Wednesday some victims likely suffocated in windowless rooms.