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 At least 18 people have been killed and dozens trapped in the Indian city of Varanasi after a flyover collapsed, crushing vehicles beneath it.

At least four dead in Florida university bridge collapse

 At least four people are dead and 10 others are injured after a bridge collapsed near Florida International University in Miami, 

Jakarta stock exchange ceiling collapses

 An mezzanine ceiling has collapsed at the Jakarta stock exchange building (IDX), with reports that at least a dozen people have been injured.

Kindergarten collapses in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – A kindergarten under construction in the capital city’s outer Nam Tu Liem District collapsed early Monday morning. 

Ministry inspects Mekong landslide aftermath

The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking solutions to prevent landslides in the Mekong Delta, after a landslide occurred on the Vam Co Lau Canal on Monday afternoon in An Giang Province, 

Britain avoids M&A collapse as foreign buyers go Brexit bargain hunting

 Britain avoided a collapse in mergers and acquisitions activity after the shock Brexit vote as foreign companies used sterling's spectacular devaluation against the U.S. dollar to snap up British companies,

EU blames China for WTO environmental trade talks collapse

Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization talks aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than $1 trillion.

Death toll in China power plant accident climbs to 74

 The death toll in the collapse of a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China has risen to 74, with two others injured, as China's chief safety inspector arrived to oversee an investigation,

New earthquake rocks Italy, buildings collapse but no deaths reported

 A powerful earthquake struck Italy on Sunday in the same central regions that have been rocked by repeated tremors over the past two months, with more homes and churches brought down but no deaths reported.

Hanoi's tilting house threatens lives of people

 VietNamNet Bridge – People in Quan Tho 1 Alley on Ton Duc Thang Street of Ha Noi live in fear because they do not know when a house that tilts precariously will collapse.

Old building collapses near Hanoi Old Quarter, two died

Two of nine persons who had been rescued from the site of a building collapse at about 3.30am today at No 43 Cua Bac Street in Hanoi have died.

India overpass collapse kills 14; scores feared trapped

 An overpass under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on Thursday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped.

Lahore factory collapse: Rescuers search rubble for survivors

 A major rescue operation is under way to save dozens of people thought to be trapped in rubble after a factory collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan.

Villa residents worry after collapse

 VietNamNet Bridge – The collapse of a 110-year-old building in Ha Noi that left two dead earlier this week has raised concerns about the safety and management of other old houses.

Erosion, salt water decimate homes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Nghe, beyond any doubts, saw his house swept away by rising sea waters.

Billionaire George Soros sells Alibaba shares

 The fund owned by the influential billionaire George Soros has sold most of its shares in the Chinese online retail firm Alibaba.

Collapse of illegal tin mine kills two

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police are investigating the cause of the collapse of an illegal tin mine, which killed two miners in Lac Duong District, Lam Dong Province, the district People's Committee said.

Circus tent collapses, at least 18 injured

 VietNamNet Bridge – A circus tent collapsed in northern Hai Duong Province yesterday (August 5), sending at least 18 audience members to the hospital.

Apple's $1bn anti-competition trial might collapse

 A court case against Apple, which could see the company facing damages of $1bn, might collapse.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

 VietNamNet Bridge – There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.