Friday, October 24, 2014   

More killed in Vietnam riots
(05-15 14:40)

A doctor in the central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh says at least 21 people died during anti-China riots there yesterday.
The doctor said five of the victims were Vietnamese workers and the others Chinese. Rioters had attacked premises on industrial parks in the south of the country but no deaths were reported, RTHK reports.
Anti-Chinese sentiment has been running high in Vietnam since Beijing deployed an oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea on May 1.
Earlier this week, mobs burned and looted scores of foreign-owned factories in southern Vietnam near Ho Chi Minh City, believing they were Chinese-run. However, many were actually Taiwanese or South Korean businesses.   
Other World breaking news:
Colossal volcanic eruption could destroy Japan: study (10-23 18:51)
France sends police reinforcements to Calais after migrant clashes (10-23 18:21)
New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal (10-23 17:23)
Ebola sleuths scour DR Congo jungle for source of outbreak (10-23 11:36)
Lone gunman kills Canadian soldier in Ottawa attack (10-23 11:14)
Two die in Sierra Leone riot sparked by Ebola blood testing (10-22 18:54)
Suspects retract claims they killed Brits: lawyers (10-22 18:50)
Father of UK hostage dies after appeal to save son (10-22 18:48)
NKorea says Kim Jong-Un freed US detainee on Obama request (10-22 18:44)
Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit (10-22 18:26)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.