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In downtown Hanoi, some old apartments are ticking time bombs

An ancient apartment block in downtown Hanoi looks like it might collapse any time, but its occupants just live with the risk.

National highway section in Mekong Delta collapses into river

A 100 m section of National Highway 91 in the Mekong Delta, which had developed a crack, broke away and fell into a river Thursday.

Residents evacuate in a hurry as homes collapse in northern Vietnam

Several dozen houses have collapsed and are in danger of collapsing into the Da River in Hoa Binh Province.
July 31, 2018 | 08:07 pm GMT+7

Riverside erosion pulls down five houses in northern Vietnam

The lives of dozens of families in Hoa Binh are at threat after five houses collapsed into the Da River on Monday.
July 31, 2018 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam assists Laos with dam collapse relief efforts

Hundreds of Vietnamese army officers, including medics, are assisting Laos in relief efforts following Monday’s dam collapse.
July 29, 2018 | 12:35 am GMT+7

Floods from Laos dam collapse force evacuations in Cambodia

Thousands of villagers downstream in Cambodia have been forced to flee as the water held back by the dam flowed south.
July 26, 2018 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Lao dam collapse hits Vietnamese firms

Two Vietnamese firms have been hit by the dam collapse in Laos, and 26 citizens are among thousands trapped in flooded Attapeu Province.
July 25, 2018 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Shares in top SK E&C shareholders fall after Laos dam collapse

Shares in major shareholders of South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction dropped on Wednesday after a dam it was building in Laos collapsed.
July 25, 2018 | 10:51 am GMT+7

India flyover collapse kills 18 in Varanasi

An unknown number of people were still feared trapped under the debris.
May 16, 2018 | 10:14 am GMT+7

All 955 miners trapped in South Africa resurface unharmed

The miners were stuck for around 30 hours.
February 02, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

At least 10 killed by collapse of church in southern Nigeria: resident

At least ten people were killed and some 15 wounded when the church collapsed.
December 11, 2016 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

2 dead after 3-storey colonial house collapses in Hanoi

The accident took place while construction on the next-door building was underway.
August 04, 2016 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Rescue workers search for survivors after India flyover collapse

The death toll from the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23 today after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and concrete.
April 01, 2016 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Collapsed railway bridge to be repaired by mid-July

Constructing three new spans and a pier for the Ghenh Bridge was the quickest way to re-establish the vital north-south rail link, the Ministry of Transport has said. The bridge collapsed last Sunday after being struck by an 800-ton barge.
March 22, 2016 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Bridge collapse cuts north-south rail link

Thousands of train passengers are being transported by bus between Saigon Station in Ho Chi Minh City and Bien Hoa Station in Dong Nai Province after the vital rail link was cut off due to the collapse of the Ghenh Bridge.
March 21, 2016 | 05:08 pm GMT+7
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