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Order restored following violent anti-China protests, says Vietnam

Published on May 16, 2014 6:48 AM
Chinese nationals cross to Cambodia from Vietnam at the Bavet international checkpoint in Svay Rieng province on May 15, 2014. Hundreds of Chinese nationals have fled to Cambodia to escape anti-China riots in Vietnam. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Vietnam says it has restored order across the country and will prosecute rioters following two days of violent anti-China protests that have left well over 100 injured and at least two dead.

"Order has been restored in those areas and we will take every measure necessary to ensure security and safety of the lives and property of foreign companies, including Chinese companies," said Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh.

Xinhua news agency reported that two Chinese workers died, one at a Taiwanese steel plant in central Vietnam and the other at a bicycle parts factory in the south. Vietnam reported one fatality.

Vietnam anti-China protests map

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