China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 03:35:37 +0000

China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

   BEIJING, China — The death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday’s explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and […]

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China factory blast kills 44 – state media

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:23:57 +0000

The death toll from a massive explosion that rocked a chemical factory in eastern China rose to 44, state media said Friday.

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VIDEO: Progress and Challenges to Decommission Fukushima Daiichi

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:18:48 +0000

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the Japanese utility that took on the behemoth task of controlling and decommissioning the six-unit Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture after the March 11, 2011, accident, recently released a video showing progress at the site.  Source: https://www4.tepco.co.jp/en/news/library/archive-e.html?video_uuid=t820ghcq&catid=61795 The disaster began as a 15-meter (49-foot) tsunami inundated and disabled the […]

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UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:03:20 +0000

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi on Monday under a dark cloud cast by an Ethiopian plane crash.

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4 escape car hit by 2 trains going opposite ways

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 23:47:59 +0000

4 escape car hit by 2 trains going opposite ways

Authorities say an Amtrak train and a freight train headed opposite ways on parallel tracks in Virginia hit a car stuck at a rail crossing, but the four people escaped from the car before it was struck.

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1 killed, 3 hurt in Davao del Sur motorcycle crash

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 03:58:12 +0000

A motorcycle rider died instantly while his two passengers and a balot vendor, who was crossing the street, were hurt during crash on Monday dawn along a highway here.

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3 killed as tricycle, van collide in Dagupan highway

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 03:40:59 +0000

A tricycle driver and two of his passengers were killed while three others were injured Sunday afternoon after the tricycle collided with a van here, police said Monday.

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