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2 Officials in Vietnam Are Killed in Rare Shooting

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Two provincial officials in Vietnam’s governing Communist Party died on Thursday after being shot in their offices by a forest ranger, who later shot himself, the [...]
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Vietnam PM set to direct investigation into killing of local leaders

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A forestry official has gunned down two local leaders before shooting himself, in an unprecedented killing at the provincial government office of Vietnam’s northern Yen [...]
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Vietnam braced for more flooding

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

A tropical depression is heading towards Vietnam, threatening flooding and landslides. The storm, named Dianmu, developed within a large weather system that has been plaguing [...]
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Vietnam: minister Orders Careful Preparation To Brace For Coming Storm

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong requested cities and provinces in the north central region prepare for tropical storm Dianmu, the third of its [...]
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Some blocked from attending Australia memorial in Vietnam

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Olympian | 6:00 AM

Under pressure from Australia, Vietnam lifted a sudden ban on veterans who had traveled to the country to mark the 50th anniversary of Australia’s most costly battle of [...]
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AS-Australia-Vietnam War

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Under pressure from Australia, Vietnam lifted a sudden ban on veterans who had traveled to the country to mark the 50th anniversary of Australia’s most costly battle of [...]
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Baby born mid-air on flight to Philippines

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A woman gave birth to a premature but healthy baby girl mid-flight while travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines, forcing the plane to carry out an [...]
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Vietnam braces for third storm of typhoon season

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

A tropical depression is forming off the coast of China. A freshly formed tropical pressure system in the South China Sea (known as the East Sea in Vietnam) appears to be [...]
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Vietnam bans Pokemon Go from government, defense sites

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has banned players of the game Pokemon Go from the offices of its government and ruling Communist Party, besides defense locations, as thousands of its citizens get [...]
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Singapore arrests two over Pokemon Go fight

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Singaporean men have been arrested after getting into a fight triggered by the hugely popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go, local police said Tuesday. The fight broke out [...]
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Japan safari park worker killed in bear attack

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A safari park employee in Japan died Tuesday after being attacked by a bear which had somehow climbed into her car, local officials and police said. An Asian black bear was [...]
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1000 baby sea turtles released into sea in Indonesia

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Locals released the turtles on the beach Tuesday at an event to celebrate the 71st anniversary of Indonesia’s independence. In this photo by Firdia Lisnawati, baby sea [...]
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Fine Feared Too Small for Dead Fish Damage in Vietnam

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Observers and activists in Vietnam are concerned about a fine against a foreign-owned steel factory for polluting ocean waters along the coast. The observers and activists [...]
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Flash flooding kills at least 7 in Vietnam

Flash flooding kills at least 7 in Vietnam

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

Seven people have been reported killed in Vietnam after four days of torrential downpours brought severe floods to much of the far north. The fatalities include three killed [...]
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Groups Call For Human Rights Pressure on China Ahead of Hangzhou G20

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Rights activists are calling on the leaders of the G20 nations not to ignore China’s human rights violations during its summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou in early [...]
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