Anti-China protesters set factories on fire in Vietnam

Breaking News May 14, 2014 00:00

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HANOI - Anti-China protesters went on the rampage at an industrial park in southern Vietnam, attacking offices and setting several Chinese factories on fire, authorities said Wednesday.

The unrest -- highly unusual in authoritarian Vietnam -- erupted on Tuesday as thousands of workers staged a walk-out to protest Beijing's deployment of a drilling rig in contested waters.


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