More 250 people were killed by natural disasters throughout Vietnam in 2016, the government said in a recent announcement.
VOV.VN -A multilevel office building in the city of Danang collapsed on January 4, killing at least two people Vietnam police and rescuers said, as rescue teams worked frantically to locate others believed trapped under the rubble.
Ten people were killed, one went missing and three others were injured due to heavy rains and floods in the central region as of December 4, according to the National Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control.
At least eight people died in clashes between the Myanmar army and the supposed Rohingya Muslim militants, the local media said on November 13.
Three forestry workers were shot dead and 15 others were injured following a shotgun attack in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on October 23.
A Chinese driver crashed his car into a Vietnamese on motorbike in the southern province of Binh Duong on October 14 and fled the scene immediately, with the victim pronounced dead shortly thereafter.
Ho Chi Minh City Police has apprehended a Vietnamese undergraduate who was found responsible for the death of an Australian company director in July, local newswire VnExpress has reported.
Police in Long An have arrested four suspects in the killing of a market management officer on an anti-tobacco smuggling mission in the southern province on September 16.
A landslide triggered by heavy rain left two people dead and five others missing in Quy Chau district, central Nghe An province, which borders Nhu Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province, on early September 14.
A 3-month-old elephant calf has been found dead in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, the third death in this year.
A Vietnamese military plane hit the ground during a training flight in the south-central province of Phu Yen on August 26, with one of the two pilots confirmed dead.
A passenger bus with 20 people onboard has crashed into the fence of a bridge in the central province of Quang Binh, leaving one dead and ten others injured.
Four family members in the northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai are suspected to have been murdered, with local authorities hunting for the prime suspect.
Typhoon Mirinae made landfall in northern Vietnam on July 27, killing at least two people and leaving a trail of destruction.
Police have launched an investigation after two Ukrainian nationals were found dead in their house in the central beach resort town of Nha Trang on June 8 night.
VOV.VN - A British man who was reported missing five days ago after he did not return from hiking Fansipan Mountain was found dead on June 9, according to local Sapa law enforcement officials.
A dead body of a whale has been found floating on the seawater surface in a north-central province of Vietnam.
Three accidents involving trailer trucks have happened across Vietnam, killing five.
An accident involving a passenger bus and two trucks in the central province of Quang Ngai on May 3 claimed three lives and injured eight others.
A group of gold miners have been asphyxiated while working in an underground mine shaft in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam, leaving four dead and three others hurt.