Updated: 05/14/2014 11:52 | By Agence France-Presse

Anti-China protesters set factories on fire in Vietnam

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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