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Heavy rains make landfall in northern region

Many northern localities, including Quang Ninh, Haiphong and Hanoi are forecast to see heavy rains due to the impact of a tropical low pressure.

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Two children die in tyre shop fire

Two children died after a fire broke out at their house which is used as a tyre shop in Hanoi on September 25.

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Hanoi sidewalks to be paved with stone

Hanoi authorities have begun paving degraded streets with natural stone as part of a project to beautify the city and improve safety for walkers and drivers.

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The freshly-concluded fourth Vietnam-China border defence friendship exchange programme has contributed to building a peaceful border, said Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.

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One month after Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border to escape a crackdown in Myanmar, Bangladesh faces a long-term struggle caring for more than 700,000 refugees packed into camps and forcing its neighbour to take them back.

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 FM Pham Binh Minh highlights ASEAN’s central role in New York

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has underscored the need for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to strengthen its intra-bloc unity and central role in regional and international issues, especially those regarding peace, stability and development.

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One month after Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border to escape a crackdown in Myanmar, Bangladesh faces a long-term struggle caring for more than 700,000 refugees packed into camps and forcing its neighbour to take them back.

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More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday.

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Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

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Twenty-one people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the coast guard said.

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Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their truck as they were securing a road for teachers, an army official said, the latest carnage in an insurgency roiling the kingdom's far south.

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Malaysian police have detained seven Filipinos suspected of involvement with the Abu Sayyaf militant group, an official said Thursday, the latest arrest of extremist suspects in the Muslim-majority country.

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