Brazil prosecutors file $44 bln lawsuit against Vale, BHP for dam spill

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Brazil prosecutors file $44 bln lawsuit against Vale, BHP for dam spill

Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed a 155 billion-real ($43.5 billion) civil lawsuit on Tuesday against iron miner Samarco and its owners, Vale SA and BHP Billiton, for a collapsed tailings dam in November that killed 19 people and polluted a major river.

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

In what is possibly the most tragic mass drowning in the country in recent years, nine sixth-grade student died in a central Vietnamese river this afternoon.

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62 killed in plane crash in southern Russia: Official

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62 killed in plane crash in southern Russia: Official

A plane from Dubai carrying 55 passengers and seven crew crashed and burst into flames Saturday morning (Mar 19) in Rostov-on-Don, in southern Russia, a local official said.

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Police burst 100-member gambling ring in Quang Ninh

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Police burst 100-member gambling ring in Quang Ninh

Police investigating the scene at an illegal gambling den in Quang Ninh Province on March 5, 2016. Photo credit: VnExpress

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More than 60 hospitalized as boat engine explodes in Bangkok

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More than 60 hospitalized as boat engine explodes in Bangkok

More than 60 people were hospitalised Saturday, mostly for burns, after the engine on a Bangkok commuter boat burst into flames and sent passengers leaping to a nearby pier, officials said.

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Vietnam beats Japan to enter Futsal World Cup finals

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Vietnam beats Japan to enter Futsal World Cup finals

Vietnam beat Japan at the quarter-finals of the AFC Futsal Championship to earn a ticket to 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup for the first time.

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Suspected MH370 plane wreckage found in Thailand

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

A piece of suspected plane wreckage recently found off the coast of southern Thailand has fueled speculation that it may belong to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished nearly two years ago, said a local official.

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Vietnam Airlines plane lands safely in Hanoi despite burst tire

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Vietnam Airlines plane lands safely in Hanoi despite burst tire

A Hanoi-bound Vietnam Airlines flight managed to land safety on Friday, despite suffering a burst tire on one of its landing gear wheels.

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Brazil dam burst tailings spill below early estimates

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Brazil dam burst tailings spill below early estimates

Much less sludge was spilled than first estimated from a dam burst at a Brazilian iron ore mine last November which killed 17 people, co-owner BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)(BLT.L) said on Friday.

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Ha Long boat catches fire, no injuries

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Ha Long boat catches fire, no injuries

A tourist cruise burst into fire yesterday on its route running around famous Ha Long Bay. All 25 people on board were safely evacuated.

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CapitaLand looking to invest in Vietnam's office segment: exec

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CapitaLand looking to invest in Vietnam's office segment: exec

Singapore's CapitaLand Ltd is looking to invest in Vietnam's office property segment, its country head said, as the real estate developer seeks to grow its portfolio beyond residential and serviced apartments in the fast-growing economy.

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Brazil demands dam burst damages

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

The Brazilian government says it will sue the owners of the Samarco iron ore mine for $5.2 billion over the deadly failure of a waste water dam.

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Brazil to sue BHP, Vale for $5 billion in damages for dam burst

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Brazil to sue BHP, Vale for $5 billion in damages for dam burst

Brazil's federal and state governments plan to sue the owners of the Samarco iron ore miner for 20 billion reais ($5.24 billion) in damages caused by the burst of a tailings dam, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira told reporters on Friday.

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Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic, U.N. says

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Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic, U.N. says

Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said on Wednesday.

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Vale and BHP fined $260m for deadly Brazilian dam burst

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

BHP Billiton and Vale have been fined a further 1bn reais (£171m, $260m) for the mining disaster that killed 11 people in Brazil earlier this month.

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