At least 22 people dead after highway bridge collapses in Genoa

World Aug 14, 2018

At least 22 people dead after highway bridge collapses in Genoa

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters into a heap of rubble below. Government officials said at least 22 people were killed ...

National Sep 12, 2016

141 bridges in need of urgent safety measures, government says

A government survey has found that 141 bridges and six tunnels across Japan were in need of urgent safety measures due to risks associated with age. Safety measures such as restricting traffic or outright closure have already been taken for all of the bridges and ...

Japan-funded bridges appear on new Cambodian money

National Jan 14, 2015

Japan-funded bridges appear on new Cambodian money

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday that Cambodia has issued new 500 riel bank notes (about ¥14) bearing images of two bridges donated by Japan. Hun Sen made the announcement at a ceremony to connect parts of one of the bridges across the Mekong River, ...