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Vietnam families to bury victims of UK truck tragedy

Nov 28, 2019 - 4:03 PM

The families of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck in Essex prepare for emotional burials

Family members of Hoang Van Tiep before a coffin bearing his remains during a funeral in Dien Chau district, Nghe An province on November 28, 2019. The families of some of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck in Britain prepared for emotional burials for their children November 28 after an agonising weeks-long wait to bring their bodies home. Nhac NGUYEN / AFP

All 39 victims found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese – police

Nov 07, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security also confirms that all 39 were from the country, noting they hailed from 6 provinces

PRAYERS. A portrait of Bui Thi Nhung (C), who is feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain, is kept on a prayer altar inside her house in Vietnam's Nghe An province on October 26, 2019. File photo by Ran Thi Minh Ha/AFP

Fresh UK arrests over 39 dead found in truck

Oct 25, 2019 - 9:21 PM

The first 11 corpses were recovered from the trailer on Thursday, October 24, and taken to a nearby hospital mortuary. Autopsies will attempt to establish how the victims died.

FRESH ARRESTS. Flowers are pictured by a road sign on Eastern Avenue at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019, after the discovery of a lorry containing 39 dead bodies. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

Oct 24, 2019 - 7:10 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The Chinese embassy in London says that British police had yet to confirm their nationality, a day after a consular official travelled to Essex

PROBE. British Police forensics officers work on lorry, found to be containing 39 dead bodies, at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

US Marine missing in Sulu Sea

Aug 11, 2018 - 10:12 AM

(3RD UPDATE) 'The Marine was reported missing while the ship was conducting routine operations in the Sulu Sea, August 9,' says the 13th Marine Expedition Unit

SEARCH OPERATIONS. US Navy, US Marine, and Philippine ships and aircraft are scouring the Sulu Sea for the missing US Marine. File photo from the US Pacific Fleet

David Gandy: One-on-one with a British supermodel

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:27 PM

The British fashion icon talks to Rappler in this exclusive interview

NOT JUST A MODEL. David Gandy is a man of substance. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

British supermodel David Gandy in Manila

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:43 PM

He was Forbes Magazine s 3rd most successful model in the world in 2009

REPRESENTING A PINOY FASHION BRAND. David Gandy is set to walk the Philippine runway on Oct 24. Photo for Rappler by Jedwin Llobrera

British supermodel David Gandy coming to Manila

Oct 02, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The British supermodel joins the ranks of SM Men s Fashion s endorsers

FROM THE UK TO THE PH. David Gandy is the newest endorser of SM Men's Fashion