Vietnamese Mob Burns Foreign Factories In Anti-China Riots (21 Dead, 90 Injured)
by Tyler Durden
UPDATE 2: Reuters reports – citing a doctor at Ha Tinh Hopsital – 21 dead (5 Vietnamese, 16 “described as Chinese”)
UPDATE 1: The Standard reports Anti-chinese riot leaves 1 dead, 90 injured in Vietnam
Anti-Chinese sentiment in Vietnam spilled over into rioting on Tuesday, with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reporting that two Taiwanese citizens were injured. Protests against a Chinese oil rig in the South China Sea (as we discussed here and here) turned violent, damaging hundred of foreign-owned factories centered on industrial zones in the provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai, located respectively to the north and northeast of Ho Chi Minh City.