Whenever a tragic accident happens, authorities swing into action, find out what went wrong, punish those responsible and announce a slew of measures to "tighten control" and prevent future mishaps. A boat, operated by Din Ky Cau Ngang Tourism Area in the southern province of Binh Duong, floats on the Saigon River after it was recovered last Saturday. The boat sank Friday night, killing 16 people. … [Read more...] about Boat accidents: who allows them to happen?
Rescuers have so far been able to recover 11 bodies in a boat accident that may have drowned 19 children in central Vietnam, local media reported Monday. The boat went down early on Saturday while ferrying children to their morning class in Con Cuong district of Nghe An province, more than 400 km (250 miles) south of Hanoi. The first body was recovered on Saturday and ten more Monday morning, meaning an agonizing Sunday for families of the victims, who were waiting at the riverside. … [Read more...] about Eleven bodies recovered in Vietnam boat accident
A meeting was held in the southern province of Binh Duong Wednesday to review a tourist boat accident that killed 16 people last week, but no agency has accepted responsibility. The boat, which sank in the southern province of Binh Duong last Friday, killing 16, floats on the Saigon River after being recovered Saturday. … [Read more...] about Agencies pass the buck in Vietnam’s deadly boat accident
Police in the southern province of Binh Duong Saturday detained three people as they investigated the sinking of a tourist boat that killed 16 people, including four Chinese, the day before. Rescuers look for bodies of victims of a boat sinking that killed 16 people in the southern province of Binh Duong on Friday. … [Read more...] about Three arrested as police investigate fatal boat accident
Authorities in the southern province of Binh Duong have suspended an unlicensed port where a boat accident killed 16 people on Friday, according to a local official. The boat that sunk in the southern province of Binh Duong Friday killed 16 people and has been recovered for investigation. … [Read more...] about Port suspended in Vietnam’s fatal boat accident