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Drug rehab centre inmates claim torture at facility

Inmates at a Vietnamese Drug Rehabilitation Centre said they staged a mass escape because they were tortured at the facility, State media reported on Monday.

Vietnam suffers $660m cryptocurrency scam

Vietnam has vowed to tighten regulations on cryptocurrencies as authorities investigate an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud in the country, where digital units are traded in a shadowy and unregulated market.

Victims trapped as flames engulf apartments

Thirteen people have been killed after fire spread through a large apartment complex in Vietnam.

Vietnam oil exec gets second life sentence for graft

A Vietnamese former oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life Monday for embezzlement, state media reported, his second life sentence tied to a corruption crackdown in the communist country.

Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption

A court in Vietnam has sentenced a former oil executive, who was allegedly kidnapped by Vietnamese agents in Germany last year, to life in prison for embezzlement and violating state rules.

Vietnam jails 22 corrupt officials; ex-oil firm boss gets life

A Vietnamese former state oil executive, Trinh Xuan Thanh, who was allegedly kidnapped from Germany was on Monday jailed for life for embezzlement.

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

At least 27 people have died and nearly two dozen are missing after Typhoon Damrey barrelled into Vietnam, authorities said Sunday, damaging tens of thousands of homes and submerging highways days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC summit.

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