May 20, 2020 | 17:14
SEOUL: LG Group chairman Koo Gwang-mo apologised on Wednesday (May 20) over two fatal accidents at LG Chem facilities in the past two weeks, reports said, including a gas leak in India that killed 12 people.
May 13, 2020 | 08:36
SAINT PETERSBURG: Five people died in a fire in a hospital for coronavirus patients in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg on Tuesday (May 12), with some victims attached to ventilators, officials said.
May 12, 2020 | 09:17
MEDAN: At least 22 people were injured when a crude oil tanker burst into flames at one of Indonesia's busiest ports on Monday (May 11) with rescuers scrambling to reach dozens trapped on board, an official said.
February 15, 2020 | 08:49
Fifteen children were killed when a fire swept through an unlicensed orphanage outside Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, a judge told AFP on Friday (Feb 14), highlighting the severe shortcomings of the island nation's child welfare institutions.
December 31, 2019 | 10:12
Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were trapped on a beach in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on Tuesday (Dec 31), as blazes ringed a popular tourist area leaving no escape by land.
December 09, 2019 | 09:17
At least 43 people were killed Sunday (Dec 8) in a devastating fire that ripped through a bag factory in the congested old quarter of the Indian capital New Delhi, with survivors describing the screams of workers trapped inside.
December 06, 2019 | 17:27
Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a "mega fire" that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney, authorities said Friday (Dec 6), warning they cannot contain the blaze.
October 31, 2019 | 17:05
At least 71 people were killed and dozens injured after cooking gas cylinders exploded on a passenger train in central Pakistan on Thursday (Oct 31), authorities said.
October 27, 2019 | 10:17
Californian officials warned Saturday (Oct 26) that "extreme" wind conditions were set to fan wildfires across the north of the US state as residents were ordered to evacuate and millions faced power cuts.
October 05, 2019 | 09:46
In the first nine months of 2019, there were nearly 3,000 fire and explosion incidents, killing 76 people, injuring 124 others and causing a loss of 1.057 trillion VND.
September 30, 2019 | 15:24
A factory fire has killed 19 people in east China, local authorities said on Monday (Sep 30), in the latest deadly incident to hit the country's industrial sector.
September 11, 2019 | 11:09
With the difficulties around assessing fire damage and insurer PVI's past handling of a similar claim by Bibica, Rang Dong may be in for a long wait.
September 04, 2019 | 09:49
Maybe not even the inferno at Rang Dong will be able to help its competitor Dien Quang overcome its two-year crisis to get back in the game.
September 03, 2019 | 09:56
California: Four bodies were recovered on Monday (Sep 3) from a predawn fire that sank a scuba diving boat off a Southern California island and four other bodies were discovered on the ocean floor near the vessel, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said.
August 31, 2019 | 12:16
Rong Dong's spectacular growth was turned up-side-down after the recent fire in Hanoi potentially released mercury into the area, creating a health hazard.