At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, fire officials said on Thursday.
Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number believed dead after the collapse of a hydropower dam under construction in southeast Laos, state media reported on Tuesday.
The trading of low quality gas, illegal extraction and failure to ensure the safety continue posing dangers to the health and rights of consumers.
Many children and teenagers are among those missing after a ferry sank in the remote Pacific, official figures have revealed, with victims described as their region's "youngest and brightest".
The Petro Center Corporation (Petro Mien Trung), was listed for the first time on January 25, on the HCM City Stock Exchange (HOSE).
Police investigating an explosion at a kindergarten in eastern China that killed eight people and injured dozens more say they are treating the incident as a crime and have identified at least one suspect.
Public Security Ministry’s drug crime investigation police (called C47) said they have arrested Bùi Văn Biên, 30, a suspect on the run, on charges of drug trafficking.
The Hà Nội People’s Court has upheld the death sentence to eight people of a drug ring for trafficking 490 bricks of heroin, weighing some 171.5kg, hidden in gas cylinders.
Around 1,500 migrants have rioted in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp, triggering clashes that left two dozen police injured and prompted the arrest of hundreds of protesters, officials said.