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A submarine of the Vietnamese navy rescued a Russian cargo vessel experiencing engine failure around 120 miles northeast of Cam Ranh Bay in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa on December 9, 

Disabled Russian cargo vessel towed ashore by Vietnamese navy

A Russian cargo vessel experiencing engine failure more than 190 km northeast of Cam Ranh Bay in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa was safely towed ashore by a Vietnamese naval ship on December 9.

Daughter’s joy after her father was rescued at sea by Vietnamese fishermen

The daughter of a Filipino fisherman who has been rescued after 17 days adrift has thanked the Vietnamese authorities for helping to save her father.

Japanese tourist resuced from stroke offshore Nha Trang

A Japanese 75-year-old tourist on a Panama-flagged cruise ship has been saved from stroke off the coast of the southern central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang City.

Rescue centre saves 16 fishermen

The Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Centre on Wednesday declared that it had rescued 16 fishermen aboard two ships that suffered mechanical problems.

Lombok earthquake: Strong aftershock amid rescue efforts

 The Indonesian island of Lombok has been hit by a strong tremor, as the search continues for victims of Sunday's earthquake.

Fire bikes to the rescue in Hanoi’s small alleys

 VietNamNet Bridge – The network of deep, tiny alleys running side by side are part of the mysterious beauty of old Hanoi, but they also pose a death trap for those in flats and houses along them when fire breaks out.

HCM City invests over $48 million in fire prevention, rescue

Ho Chi Minh City has invested 1.1 trillion VND (48.4 million USD) in the past two years to implement 36 projects in fire prevention and control and rescue as well as provide equipment for departments and agencies in the city.

Quang Tri army rescue 13 passengers and fishermen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen people were rescued yesterday by the local army after their ship broke down and was in high danger of sinking off the central province of Quang Tri.

Moon bear rescued in Lam Dong

 VietNamNet Bridge – Animals Asia said it has successfully rescued a moon bear that had been kept in a cage for more than 10 years.

VN ship sinks off Myanmar, 14 crew members rescued

 All 14 crew members of a Vietnamese cargo ship have been rescued after it collided with a tanker and capsized while cruising off Yangon in Myanmar yesterday.

Ship rescues fishing boat adrift at sea

 VietNamNet Bridge – A fishing boat with a 38-member crew, which drifted for several days in the East Sea, reached Nha Trang Port in central Viet Nam at midnight yesterday, June 10.

Police rescue 32 king cobras

 VietNamNet Bridge – The environmental protection police and the Ha Noi police found 32 king cobras being illegally transported in an interprovincial vehicle, after it was stopped for checking in Hoang Mai District.

Italy ferry fire: Scores awaiting rescue

Almost three hundred people are awaiting rescue from an Italian ferry that caught fire north-west of Corfu.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

 VietNamNet Bridge – A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Two missing after Indonesian tourist boat sinks

 Two foreign tourists are still missing after a boat sank off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Saturday.

India building collapse rescue ends with 61 dead

 The rescue operation at an 11-storey building that collapsed in the Indian city of Chennai has been called off, with the final death toll put at 61.

Police rescue 14-year old girl kidnapped by gang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 14-year-old girl kidnapped for a ransom of VND1 billion (US$47,500) was safely rescued on Wednesday by police in the southern city of Can Tho.

8-year-old boy survives 100 bee stings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Doctors of the Da Nang Obstetrics - Pediatric Hospital has saved a boy from the central province of Quang Ngai with over 100 stings from hornets.

Social Headlines December 16

 Rescued fishermen return home from Hong Kong; HCM City police seize 2.2kg of heroin; Paris performance raises funds for Vietnamese flood victims; Cambodia alumni meet in Vietnam