In a rare accident, at least 13 people died when a fire broke out midday Tuesday in the crowded Hanoi outskirts. Fire teams needed more than 2 hours to douse the flames, which engulfed three neighboring apartment buildings.
A train carrying North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has crossed the bridge connecting North Korea and China at Dandong under heavy security. Kim is set to meet US President Donald Trump at a Hanoi summit.
At least 70 people have died after a fire broke out in an apartment building that was reportedly also used as a chemicals warehouse. The blaze also spread to nearby buildings. Officials expect the death toll to rise.
US envoys have held preliminary talks with North Korean officials in Pyongyang. The February summit between the two leaders follows their unprecedented meeting in Singapore last June.
The United States president has said he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on February 27-28 for a second summit. The head-to-head is slated to take place in Vietnam.
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