Authorities probe bridge collapse

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

An "urgent" investigation has been launched into the collapse of a bridge costing more than VND2.5 billion (US$116,000) just two weeks after it opened, authorities in Long An Province have said.

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A bridge in Vietnam Mekong Delta collapses 14 days after inauguration

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A bridge in Vietnam Mekong Delta collapses 14 days after inauguration

A reinforced concrete bridge spanning over the 28th canal in Long An Province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam collapsed yesterday after it was put in use for 14 days.

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A bridge in Vietnam Mekong Delta collapses 14 days after inauguration

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A bridge in Vietnam Mekong Delta collapses 14 days after inauguration

A reinforced concrete bridge spanning over the 28th canal in Long An Province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam collapsed yesterday after it was put in use for 14 days.

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U.S.-Cuba ferry service may soon be revived

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Ports in Cuba brace for potential influx of ferries from the United States after the Obama administration approves Cuba ferry service licenses.

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US allows first ferry services to Cuba in over 50 years

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The United States has authorised commercial ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half-century, another major step in improving relations between the two countries.

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Customs checks hold up relief for Nepal quake victims: UN

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Customs checks hold up relief for Nepal quake victims: UN

Customs inspections at Kathmandu airport are holding up vital relief supplies for earthquake survivors in Nepal, a UN official said on May 2, as the death toll from the disaster a week ago passed 6,600.

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S.Korea court finds ferry captain guilty of homicide for 304 deaths

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S.Korea court finds ferry captain guilty of homicide for 304 deaths

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last year, killing 304 people, was found guilty of homicide by an appeals court on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison, overturning an earlier conviction for negligence.

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Appeals court convicts South Korea ferry captain of murder

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Appeals court convicts South Korea ferry captain of murder

A South Korean appeals court on Tuesday found the captain of the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago guilty of murdering the 304 people who died in the disaster and upped his sentence to life imprisonment.

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S.Korea court finds ferry captain guilty of homicide for 304 deaths

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S.Korea court finds ferry captain guilty of homicide for 304 deaths

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last year, killing 304 people, was found guilty of homicide by an appeals court on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison, overturning an earlier conviction for negligence.

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Children's fund donates lifebuoys to Son La students

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Viet Nam Trade Union's fund for supporting children and VietinBank (Viet Nam joint stock commercial bank for industry and trade) have donated 1,000 lifebuoys in Son La Province.

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RoK sets plan to raise "corroded" Sewol ferry year after disaster

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RoK sets plan to raise 'corroded' Sewol ferry year after disaster

The Republic of Korea said on April 22 it will raise the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, yielding to pressure from mourning families who have called for a deeper investigation into the disaster.

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South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster

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South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster

South Korean police clashed with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace, where they hoped to demand a more vigorous government response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

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Angry and divided, S.Korea mourns on anniversary of ferry disaster

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Angry and divided, S.Korea mourns on anniversary of ferry disaster

A day of mourning for the 304 victims of the Sewol ferry sinking was overtaken by acrimony on Thursday, as organisers called off a ceremony planned to mark its one-year anniversary to protest against the South Korean government's response to the disaster.

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S. Korea marks first anniversary of Sewol tragedy with nationwide ceremonies

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S. Korea marks first anniversary of Sewol tragedy with nationwide ceremonies

South Korea will mark the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster Thursday, with nationwide memorial services by private organizations and local governments as well as family members of the victims and survivors.

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Korean ferry victims' families cry out names of loved ones at sea, offer snacks

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Korean ferry victims' families cry out names of loved ones at sea, offer snacks

South Korean parents mourning victims of last year's Sewol ferry disaster cried out their names at the spot where the ship went down, threw white chrysanthemums into the sea and made offerings of their loved ones' favourite snacks.

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