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Three captive bears in Nam Dinh rescued and taken to Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre

Three captive bears that were kept on a farm in the northern province of Nam Dinh were taken to the Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Dao National Park, Vinh Phuc Province on Tuesday.

Vietnamese authorities rescue 18 Thai crewmembers

The Port Authority of Ha Tinh Province has announced the rescue of 18 Thai crewmembers after their cargo ship encountered difficulties outside of Vung Ang-Son Duong Port in Ky Anh Township.

Vulnerable Vietnamese children rescued during UK cannabis raid

These are the squalid conditions three Vietnamese children were living in – prisoners in a cannabis farm in the UK.

Several rare animals rescued in January

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) said on February 21 that 19 wild animals of rare and threatened species were rescued from illegal traders and trappers, and subsequently released back into nature in January.

Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease

 About 22,000 people were rescued from the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala on Sunday, officials say, after monsoon rains finally eased.

11 victims of forced labour rescued

 VietNamNet Bridge – Quang Tri Province Border Guard on Tuesday successfully rescued 11 victims of forced labour in a gold mining area in the province.

Vietnamese fishermen rescue stranded American sailor

 VietNamNet Bridge – American sailor Rimas Meleshyus was rescued by Vietnamese fishermen in Da Nang on Sunday.

Eleven die in fire at a welfare home in Japan

 Eleven people have been killed after a fire at a Japanese residential facility for people in financial difficulty.

UK floods: 70 people and horses rescued in Lancashire

 More than 70 people and 20 horses had to be rescued from floods in Lancashire as bad weather hit the UK.

Kien Giang: Speedboat capsizes, 14 people rescued

  VietNamNet Bridge – Fourteen people were rescued on Wednesday evening after their speedboat capsized due to high waves on the way from Nam Du Island to the mainland.

New Zealand quake evacuees get food, shelter, wifi in Christchurch

 Two people were killed and dozens injured by the magnitude 7.8 quake - two nearly simultaneous tremors that ruptured faultlines across the top of the ruggedly beautiful South Island.

More than 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides - rescue officials

 More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka,

Trawler with 14 fishermen rescued off Nha Trang

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Nha Trang Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre's (Nha Trang MRCC) SAR 27-01 boat yesterday (Nov 30) rescued a trawler and towed it to Khanh Hoa Province's Nha Trang Port.

Eight bears rescued in Quang Ninh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Four bears, which were being kept captive in bear bile farms in the north-eastern Quang Ninh Province's Ha Long City, were rescued by the Animals Asia organisation yesterday, Oct 21.

14 rescued in Yangtze sinking, over 430 missing

Fourteen people have been rescued and seven are confirmed dead more than 24 hours after a passenger ship carrying 456 people capsized in China's Yangtze River,

16 foreign tourists rescued from burning ship

VietNamNet Bridge – A cruise ship carrying 25 people, including 16 foreign tourists, suddenly caught fire on Tuesday evening in Ha Long Bay in the northern Quang Ninh Province. 

A 'samurai' of the seas and a samaritan

 VietNamNet Bridge – A superhero to those whose lives he has saved, Pham Hong Hai simply says that an army man never abandons his mates. Bach Van and Ha Nguyen reports.

The man who survived 25 hours of swimming in the ocean

 VietNamNet Bridge – After falling into the sea without water, food, or life jacket, fisherman Tran Minh Sang drifted alone for over a day. During his ordeal, he spotted some 15 cargo vessels and attempted to summon them for help.

Three women rescued in London after being enslaved for 30 years

 Three women who had been working as slaves for some 30 years were rescued in a south London house Thursday morning, according to local media reports.

Vietnamese girl rescued from prostitution in Angola

A 20-year-old girl, a native of the central province of Ha Tinh, was just rescued from a prostitution ring in Angola. The victim has returned home and sent denunciations to the authorities.