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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    10 cars, buses plunge into Sichuan river as bridge collapses in heavy rain

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 02:06pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Cars, buses and pedestrians were seen tumbling into a river when a bridge in Jiangyou city, Sichuan province, collapsed on Tuesday morning. Witnesses said the bridge fell into the river at about 11.50am on Tuesday, taking about 10 vehicles with it including two passenger buses, Sichuan Online News reported. Rescue work is said to be under way. Three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1278743/10-cars-plunge-sichuan-river-bridge-collapses-heavy-rain
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    ‘Locks of love’ bridge in Paris evacuated after railing collapse

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:10am

    ... Sometimes too much love can be a bad thing as Paris discovered on Sunday when thousands of “locks of love” attached to a footbridge caused part of the railing to collapse, forcing an evacuation. ... were forced to hurriedly usher visitors off the footbridge in central Paris early on Sunday evening after 2.4 metres of railing collapsed under the weight of the collected tokens of affection. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528407/locks-love-bridge-paris-evacuated-after-railing-collapse
  3. News - China - HENAN

    More bodies identified in Henan bridge collapse

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 11:37am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao The official death toll from the fatal Yichang bridge collapse last week has risen to 13 people, according to on-site authorities heading rescue and investigation efforts. ... to the bridge’s collapse. A CCTV report on Wednesday said authorities had omitted the death of the 34-year-old driver, Shi Yanfei. It questioned why authorities had failed to include his name ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1145168/more-bodies-identified-henan-bridge-collapse
  4. News - China - HENAN

    Death toll of Henan bridge collapse in question

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 11:59am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao The official list of victims who died in a bridge collapse in Henan province is drawing criticism after media reported that the death toll should have been 11, not 10 as given ... to the collapse of an elevated highway in Sanmenxia that took several vehicles along with it. The earliest media reports had put the death toll at 26, but rescuers eventually reduced it to 10. Local media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1144410/death-toll-henan-bridge-collapse-question
  5. News - China

    Bridge collapses in south China, killing 11

    Posted May 04th 2014, 12:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A bridge under construction in a village in southern China has collapsed, killing 11 people and injuring several others. State-run Xinhua News Agency says the stone arch bridge being built in Liangkengkou village in Guangdong province collapsed early afternoon Saturday. A man at the information office of Maoming city government, which is carrying out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1504116/bridge-collapses-south-china-killing-11
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bridge collapse in northwest US plunges drivers into icy river

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Olympia Two drivers in hospital with hypothermia after being pulled from the water beneath bridge on main road from Seattle to Vancouver in Canada Bridge collapse plunges drivers into icy river Part of a bridge on an expressway in the US northwest collapsed, throwing cars and their drivers into a freezing river. Two of the three people rescued from the river were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1245368/bridge-collapse-northwest-us-plunges-drivers-icy-river
  7. News - China - HENAN

    Henan bridge collapse victims to get disparate compensation

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Family members of victims who died during a fatal bridge collapse in Henan last week will be compensated according to provincial “standards", which ... were killed on Friday after a cargo truck carrying illegal holiday fireworks exploded on the Yuchang bridge near the town of Sanmenxia, western China's Henan province. The explosion led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1143016/henan-bridge-collapse-victims-get-disparate-compensation
  8. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Newly constructed bridge offers relief for those trapped in Yunnan quake zone

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:39pm by Nectar Gan

    ... worst-hit quake zone late last night after the construction of a steel bridge leading into Longtoushan township. Survivors trapped in the zone could also be carried out to safety. A previous bridge on the Longquan River had collapsed during the deadly magnitude-6.5 earthquake, hampering the transport of large amounts of aid and supplies. Rescuers could only carry goods into the quake zone by foot, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567633/newly-constructed-bridge-offers-relief-those-trapped-yunnan-quake-zone
  9. News - China - ROAD SAFETY

    Driver fined 2.7m yuan over bridge collapse

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A truck driver has been sentenced to three years in jail and fined the equivalent of 100 years wages after a bridge he was driving across collapsed in 2011 ... to collapse, reports in Beijing said on Thursday. Zhang Wenjun’s sand-laden lorry weighed 160 tonnes when he tried to cross a concrete bridge in Huairou on the outskirts of Beijing and the structure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1362002/driver-fined-27m-yuan-over-bridge-collapse
  10. News - World - 2014 SOCCER WORLD CUP

    Two killed as flyover collapses in Brazilian World Cup city of Belo Horizonte

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:16am

    ... injured, the health agency of the state of Minas Gerais said. The fire brigade had earlier given a toll of one dead and 13 injured. Watch: Bridge collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city ... President Dilma Rousseff expresses ‘sadness’ after overpass collapse kills two in World Cup city An unfinished overpass being built for the World Cup crashed down on several vehicles in Brazil’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1546367/brazilian-president-dilma-rousseff-expresses-sadness-after-overpass-collapse-kills

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