- Vietnamese man dies after eating dog poison disguised as candy
- Mystery poison blamed for mass fish deaths along Vietnam's central coast
At least eight people have died after attending a funeral party in the mountainous province of Lai Chau on Saturday last week.
Police said they suspect food poisoning to be the cause, but have noticed no signs of foul play.
Several others are still being treated at a local hospital.
The party was held by a local family from Saturday to Monday to mourn a recently deceased family member.
Victims said they all drank wine bought from a commune on the Chinese border and Chinese candy was also served at the party. Then they all suffered from nausea and stomachaches.
Six people between 35 and 55 years old died on Monday. Authorities have confirmed two more deaths on Tuesday.
Police are testing food and drink samples and will conduct forensic examinations to identify the cause of death.
Từ vựng liên quan
Tin tức liên quan
Vietnam’s rising foreign debt in recent years is affecting its credibility and making borrowing harder, officials and economists warn.
Three workers at a construction site were crushed to death Saturday in Bau Bang industrial park, Binh Duong Province after a crane fell down on them.
83 people are under investigation for involvement in the ring that attracted 14 million players and bets worth almost $420 million in less than three years.
Standing side by side with Putin, Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
Vietnamese firm scammed into transferring money to fake Czech bank account.
The human factor is the premise for VNG’s pursuit of a new mission, says Kelly Wong, Vice President of Operations at VNG Corporation, a leading internet and technology company in Vietnam.
Hop on a motorbike and take a trip into the surreal world of Vietnam's northern mountains.