So as if the coronavirus isn’t enough it now turns out that lion bones from South Africa might be poisoning or infecting the Chinese with TB, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
A 65-year-old man from Wuhan with existing chronic illnesses transmitted the coronavirus to his son living in Vietnam, after visiting and sharing an air-conditioned room for three days, highlighting how the respiratory illness can spread person-to-person - even a healthy one.
The Department of International Relations has confirmed that a South African woman died over the weekend after a rented home she was staying in on Phu Quoc Island off the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang caught fire.
The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month have arrived in Vietnam where they were met by huge crowds of sobbing relatives who have been waiting weeks for their return.
Nguyen Nang Tinh has denied the charges, saying the Facebook account posting 'anti-state' material belonged to someone else.
A Catholic mass was held on Sunday for Vietnamese feared among 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain, as families desperately awaited news about missing relatives who have not been heard from in days.
Four months after her son, John Bothma, disappeared without a trace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Coleen Bothma has finally managed to secure a flight from South Africa to Vietnam to get answers.
Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam's Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by activists calling for an end to animal tourism in Southeast Asia.
The mother of John Bothma, one of two South Africans who went missing in Vietnam, says she is feeling "hopeless" since the possibility was raised that they may have been victims of an organ harvesting syndicate.
John Bothma’s American girlfriend, Jody Kurash, and his family remain positive he’ll be found.
Vietnam's inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers told AFP Tuesday, avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed over the deadly coronavirus.
Alana Lens, 33, was killed over the weekend on Phu Quoc Island off the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang.
Former US first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts have toured a high school in rural Vietnam, urging a classroom of teenage girls to stay focused on their education to transform their lives.
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All 39 bodies found in a refrigerated truck outside London last month have now been identified as citizens of Vietnam, officials say.
Coleen Bothma traipsed from one police station to another in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) this week to let them know about her missing son.
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Faheema Abrahams has been in Vietnam since July 10 looking for her son, Mushfiq Daniels, who was last seen in Ho Chi Min City on July 5.
Similarities in the cases of two missing South Africans living and working in Vietnam have revealed a pattern that indicates a possibility that organ harvesting was involved, according to Gift of the Givers founded Imtiaz Sooliman.
More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners.
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