Eta races off to sea from Carolinas after soaking Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The former Tropical Storm Eta was classified as a post-tropical cyclone early Friday, racing off the Southeast Atlantic coast and bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to th...

Indonesian fisherman miraculously wakes from coma 6 days after Taiwan bridge disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian fisherman who has been in a coma since a suspension bridge collapsed on Oct. 1 woke up on Monday (Oct. 7). At around 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, the Nanfang'...

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...

100 Filipino, Indonesian fishermen pray for victims of Taiwan bridge collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Nearly 100 Filipino and Indonesian fishermen gathered in Yilan, Taiwan, on Wednesday (Oct. 2) to pray for fellow migrant fishery workers who were killed when a suspension bridge...

Filipino last of missing fishermen from Taiwan bridge disaster found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a sixth missing foreign fisherman from the disastrous collapse of a suspension bridge in northeast Taiwan's Yilan County was found on Thursday morning (Oct...

Fishing boat owner mourns deaths of foreign crew in Taiwan bridge collapse, prays for survivors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese owner of the three fishing boats that were crushed when a suspension bridge suddenly collapsed on Tuesday expressed his sadness over the loss of crew members...

Indonesian man fifth victim of deadly bridge collapse in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a fifth foreign migrant fisherman has been recovered after the collapse of a suspension bridge in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County Tuesday morning (Oct. ...

Truck driver who survived Taiwan bridge collapse, fiery crash prognosis 'optimistic'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Doctors are optimistic about a truck driver's condition after he survived a bridge collapse and fire in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County on Tuesday (Oct. 1). ...

Taiwan Coast Guard releases video showing horrific bridge collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Tuesday (Oct. 1) released surveillance camera footage of the disastrous collapse of a suspension bridge in the northeaster...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...

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...

Filipino, Indonesian fishermen among injured in bridge collapse in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino and Indonesian migrant fishery workers, as well as a Taiwanese truck driver, were among the 20 people injured when a landmark bridge in northeastern Taiwan's ...

Genoa announces $220M project to replace collapsed bridge

MILAN (AP) — Genoa's mayor has announced that a 200 million euro ($220 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that co...

Italy's League party faces bankruptcy over embezzlement

Italy's right-wing Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini appeared to shrug off the news that a court had authorized the seizure of €49 million ($59 million) from the League party on Thursday. ...