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Hanoi proposes construction of Me So Bridge at US$215 million
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Hanoi proposes construction of Me So Bridge at US$215 million

NDO - The Hanoi municipal government has proposed constructing the Me So Bridge connecting the city’s Thuong Tin district with Hung Yen province at a cost of approximately VND4.89 trillion (US$215

Vietnam-China Bac Luan Bridge II inaugurated in Quang Ninh
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Vietnam-China Bac Luan Bridge II inaugurated in Quang Ninh

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-China Bac Luan (Beilun) Bridge II was inaugurated in Mong Cai city, in Vietnam’s northern province of Quang Ninh, on September 13.

'Bridge of Death' stands between Vietnamese village and outside world
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'Bridge of Death' stands between Vietnamese village and outside world

En Vnexpress - At least five people have died trying to make it over this floating river crossing in Thanh Hoa Province.

Thousands of lives dangle from a bamboo bridge in northern Vietnam
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Thousands of lives dangle from a bamboo bridge in northern Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Villagers have no choice but to continue making the dangerous crossing.

The other target in London Bridge attacks
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The other target in London Bridge attacks

Yahoo News When terrorists attacked a crowd on London Bridge June 3, they may have also tried to attack a part of the social order. Like most terrorist attacks, this one – the third in Britain in

Workers sweat through the night to resurface Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge
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Workers sweat through the night to resurface Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge

The bumpy trip over the Red River should be smooth sailing when work is completed on the 115-year-old bridge.

Vietnam breaks boundaries with Southeast Asia's longest cross-sea bridge
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Vietnam breaks boundaries with Southeast Asia's longest cross-sea bridge

The $523 million bridge in the port city of Hai Phong, a new symbol of construction, is almost ready for its grand opening.

$40m bridge opened to traffic in province near Ho Chi Minh City
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$40m bridge opened to traffic in province near Ho Chi Minh City

Bao Moi - Officials in southern Dong Nai Province on Sunday opened to traffic a bridge to connect the province’s heart to key industrial parks and make it easier to travel to Vung Tau, a popular

Work starts on non-state funded bridge across Tam Bac River
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Work starts on non-state funded bridge across Tam Bac River

Nhan dan - NDO – The Son Truong Co., Ltd kick-started the construction of a nearly VND80 billion (US$3.52 million) bridge across Tam Bac River in the northern port city of Hai Phong on April 4.

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport
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UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — London Bridge may cross The Thames, but it won't fly as a sport.

Under the bridge: Living on the margins of bustling Saigon
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Under the bridge: Living on the margins of bustling Saigon

En Vnexpress - The couple that resides beneath a bridge sends nearly every penny they earn home to their kids.

Popular suspension bridge fails in Colombia, killing 7
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Popular suspension bridge fails in Colombia, killing 7

Yahoo News BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A suspension bridge popular with tourists in a rural area of central Colombia has failed, killing at least seven people and injuring 14 more.

Vietnam’s longest sea bridge to open to traffic this May
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Vietnam’s longest sea bridge to open to traffic this May

After three years of construction, the $530-million bridge in the port city of Hai Phong is almost ready to serve locals and tourists.

Sections of longest cross-sea bridge in SE Asia joined
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Sections of longest cross-sea bridge in SE Asia joined

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The final segment of Tan Vu-Lach Huyen Bridge, which is set to-be the longest cross-sea bridge in Southeast Asia, was installed at a ceremony in northern Hai Phong city on

Hai Phong starts work on key bridge
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Hai Phong starts work on key bridge

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The northern port city of Hai Phong started construction of Hoang Van Thu Bridge across Cam River on January 6, a key project to help the city expand to the north.

Rendezvous on 100-year-old Mong bridge of Saigon
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Rendezvous on 100-year-old Mong bridge of Saigon

Watching the sunset on Bach Dang Wharf, taking photos or simply chatting with friends on Mong Bridge are pleasant experiences for visitors as well as residents.

Brexiteer Farage says he wants to be a bridge between UK and Trump
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Brexiteer Farage says he wants to be a bridge between UK and Trump

Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said on Sunday he wanted to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration. Last month U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said Farage

Putin says work on Russia's bridge to Crimea is on schedule
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Putin says work on Russia's bridge to Crimea is on schedule

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is pressing ahead with construction of a road and rail bridge to Crimea and work is on schedule, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during his annual state of the

Malaysian bridge collapse kills, injures Vietnamese workers
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Malaysian bridge collapse kills, injures Vietnamese workers

So far, police have identified eight injured though more victims may still be found.

US-led coalition strike destroys Mosul bridge
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US-led coalition strike destroys Mosul bridge

Baghdad (AFP) - The US-led coalition said it carried out an air strike Tuesday that destroyed a bridge over the Tigris river in central Mosul to stop jihadists from rotating their forces in the Iraqi

Construction starts on Hoa Binh 3 Bridge
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Construction starts on Hoa Binh 3 Bridge

NDO - The Hoa Binh provincial People's Committee launched the construction of Hoa Binh 3 Bridge at a ceremony on November 19.

The Latest: Christie unsure if bridge issue cost him VP slot
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The Latest: Christie unsure if bridge issue cost him VP slot

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Body left hanging on bridge in Mexico's Tijuana
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Body left hanging on bridge in Mexico's Tijuana

A man was found hanging under a pedestrian bridge in Tijuana, a Mexican city bordering the United States where drug-related violence has resurged, authorities said Thursday. The victim hung from a

Long Bien Bridge beautiful in the reed season
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Long Bien Bridge beautiful in the reed season

VietNamNet Bridge – In October, the historic Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi looks poetic with reeds growing along the banks of the Red River.

Paperwork delay proves fatal in Italy bridge collapse
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Paperwork delay proves fatal in Italy bridge collapse

Rome (AFP) - Italy's notorious bureaucracy was blamed Saturday for the death of a pensioner killed when a road bridge collapsed hours after the highway agency asked for its closure on safety grounds.