All posts tagged "collapse"

  • This Rodong Sinmun photo released on Feb. 11, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting the construction site of an orphanage in Wonsan on the east coast. (Yonhap)
    US expert expects collapse of N. Korean regime

    By Lee Haye-ah LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) — North Korea’s regime could collapse at any time due to the reign of terror of its young leader Kim Jong-un, a U.S. expert on Northeast Asian affairs said. Bruce Bennett,...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • The construction site in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, which collapsed on Wednesday (Yonhap)
    One dead, eight injured in S. Korea during construction site collapse

    YONGIN, South Korea, March 25 (Yonhap) — One construction worker was killed and seven others were severely injured after a scaffolding collapsed at a road construction site in Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday, authorities said. A sole plate...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • A partial structure collapse in Koreatown Sunday displaced about 30 people. (Credit: Google Maps)
    30 Koreatown residents displaced after partial apartment collapse

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 30 people, many of them children, were displaced from a Koreatown apartment complex Sunday after exterior stucco collapsed, authorities said. The partial collapse was reported at 8:01 p.m. at a two-story apartment complex at 2981...

    • Posted March 9, 2015
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  • Sidewalk
    Seoul investigating sidewalk collapse

    By Lee Ji-hye Seoul city officials are investigating why a sidewalk near a construction site collapsed, with two people falling into a three-meter hole close to Yongsan Station on Friday. Video footage shows the couple getting off...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • Rescue workers look for survivors in the debris at the construction site for a gymnasium in Sadang-dong, Seoul, Wednesday. Part of a roof collapsed, burying 11 workers. All the workers were safely rescued. (NEWSis)
    11 rescued from gym collapse in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Eleven out of 12 workers buried under the debris of a collapsed gymnasium construction site were rescued while the search for the one missing worker was still under way, firefighters said Wednesday. The accident...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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