President Trần Đại Quang signed a letter to Vietnamese children on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival. He did not know that it would be his last signature.
Flash floods in Tunisia's Cap Bon peninsula have killed at least five people, authorities said on Sunday, as surging waters caused by heavy rains carried away homes, cars and chunks of road.
Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives' presidential election, results showed on Monday, a surprise defeat for President Abdulla Yameen following a campaign observers said was rigged in the strongman's favour.
Tanzania declared the whole nation was in mourning on Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating ferry capsize on Lake Victoria that left people 224 dead.
The HCM City Fire Fighting and Prevention Police Department is recommending new policies to ensure safety at old apartment buildings that were built before the city’s fire safety regulations took effect in 2011.
Objects suspected to be human skulls were found at the scene of a recent massive fire in Hà Nội, police announced on Friday evening.
Police on Friday detained two people allegedly involved in the deaths of seven people at a weekend music festival in Hà Nội.
President Trần Đại Quang has passed away from serious illness on Friday morning at the age of 62.
Importers of 175cc engine motorbikes and above will no longer have to register for automatic import licences at the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The People’s Court of northern Hoà Bình province on Wednesday sentenced Đào Quang Thực to 14 years in prison for conducting “activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration” under Clause 1, Article 79, the 1999 Penal Code.