Collapsed Taiwan bridge to be rebuilt within 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bridge in Yilan County’s Nanfang’ao which collapsed last October 1, killing six migrant workers, will be rebuilt within three years, reports said Wednesday...

Arch removed from collapsed Taiwan bridge which killed 6 foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hundreds of fishing boats trapped inside the port of Nanfang’ao in Yilan County were able to head for the open sea Thursday (October 10) with the removal of the ...

NPP legislator blasts New Taipei govt. for neglecting bridge safety standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the tragic collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Yilan's Su'ao Township on Oct. 1, New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) has become a...

Rebuilding collapsed Taiwan bridge estimated to cost NT$520 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rebuilding Nanfang’ao Bridge in Nanfang’ao, Yilan County, which collapsed killing six foreign workers, will cost NT$520 million (US$16.8 million), the Ministry...

Collapsed Taiwan suspension bridge only independently inspected once

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nanfang'ao Bridge in Yilan County’s Su'ao Township, which collapsed on Tuesday (Oct. 1), killing six and injuring 12, had only been independently inspect...

Taiwan legislator slams inspections of bridge hit by fatal collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After six foreign workers died when a bridge in Yilan County collapsed, the lack of inspections has come into view, with New Power Party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) s...

Two foreign workers dead in bridge collapse: Taiwan Interior Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two foreign workers have been found dead under the collapsed bridge in the Yilan County town of Nanfang’ao, Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) announced Tuesday (O...

Snapped cables at center of investigation into bridge collapse in Yilan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the sudden collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Taiwan's northeastern county of Yilan today (Oct. 1), the structure's steel cables are at the center of t...

Video shows moment bridge collapsed in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has surfaced showing the precise moment the Nanfang'ao Bridge in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County suddenly collapsed on Tuesday (Oct. 1). At approximate...

Update: Bridge collapses in NE Taiwan, 6 dead, 12 injured

Update: 10/03 1:00 p.m. The body of a sixth missing foreign migrant fisherman was recovered at 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), 48 hours after the suspension bridge crushed the three fishing boats the...

Two Filipino crewmen killed in brawl aboard Taiwanese fishing boat

Kaohsiung, Nov. 5 (CNA) Two Filipino fishermen were killed, while two other Filipino and two Vietnamese fishermen were injured, during a brawl aboard a Kaohsiung-registered vessel late last month, c...