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Ha Tinh, Ha Tinh, VN

At least 14 people killed, 28 injured when scaffolding collapses at construction site in central Vietnam, police say - @AP

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Ha Tinh, Ha Tinh, VN

State media: At least 12 dead in Vietnam industrial zone accident - @Reuters

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Russia

US asked Vietnam to stop helping Russian bomber flights, State Department official says - @Reuters

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Canada

Editor's note: The hacking charges announced earlier by the Department of Justice against 3 people (2 Vietnamese citizens, 1 Canadian) involved the theft of 1 billion email addresses. The DOJ released a statement that said, in part, 'the scope of the intrusion is unnerving.' - Tom

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Canada

3 people are charged over roles in hacking US email providers, says Department of Justice - @Reuters

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Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, VN

4 people killed when Vietnamese military helicopter crashes after takeoff from southern Ho Chi Minh City, army officials says - @AFP

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Vietnam

8 Vietnamese drug traffickers sentenced to death for trafficking more than 200kg of heroin - @ChannelNewsAsia

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Hoa Binh, Hoa Binh, VN

Vietnam court sentences 8 people to death for heroin trafficking, state-controlled media reports - @AP

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China

Chinese police shoot dead 2 Uighurs trying to illegally cross into Vietnam, state media says - @BBCNewsAsia

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Guangxi, CN

State media: Chinese police shoot dead 2 Uighurs at Vietnam border - @Reuters

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Georgia, US

US Supreme Court denies request for clemency from Vietnam veteran scheduled for execution Tuesday night in Georgia - @11AliveNews

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Vietnam

Vietnam detains lawmaker for alleged fraud over housing project, local media reports - @AP

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Vietnam

Only 1 survivor after Norwegian-owned cargo ship with 19 aboard sinks off Vietnam coast, officials say - @globeandmail

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Vietnam

Vietnamese police detain 3rd blogger in a month in crackdown on dissent - @AP

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China

China offers $3 billion aid in loans to neighbours Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos - @Reuters

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Vietnam

12 workers in central Vietnam rescued after being trapped for more than 3 days in a collapsed tunnel; all in stable condition - @AFP

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Vietnam

Rescuers in central Vietnam trying to reach 12 men trapped underground after section of tunnel collapses - @BBCNews

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Thailand

Photo: Vietnamese trawlers held by Thailand navy - @BPbreakingnews

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Thailand

Thailand navy seizes 5 Vietnamese trawlers with 30 crew members off coast of Nakhon Si Thammarat - @BPbreakingnews

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United States Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry swears in 1st openly gay US Ambassador to serve in East Asia, Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius III - statement

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