Cause of mass fish deaths to be announced this afternoon

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Cause of mass fish deaths to be announced this afternoon

The results of tests to determine the cause of mass fish deaths linked to discharges from the Formosa cement plant in Ha Tinh since early April will be announced this afternoon, April 27, at a conference held in Hanoi. The meeting will see the attendance of representatives from the heavily affected central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.

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Climate change response project adjusted

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VGP – The PM has given a nod to alterations to the project on urban environment and climate resilience in Dong Hoi (in Quang Binh province) and Hoi An (in Quang Nam province) cities.

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Project on greenhouse gas emission reduction passed

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VGP – The PM has aprroved a technical assistance project on combination of greenhouse gas reduction and national infrastructure, energy and transport within the framework of the Clean Technology Fund (CTF).

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Taiwanese firm apologizes for official's callous remarks on mass fish deaths

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Taiwanese firm apologizes for official's callous remarks on mass fish deaths

Formosa representatives apologize for a company official's shocking remarks related to the recent environmental disaster in Vietnam at the press conference in Ha Tinh on April 26, 2016. Photo: Nguyen Dung

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An Viet Long flying high in domestic tech sector

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An Viet Long flying high in domestic tech sector

Locally owned An Viet Long Co., Ltd, maker of remote control helicopters and parts mostly for export, has secured new possibilities in Vietnam’s market with precision machining and technology for metal surfacing and 3D scanners. Loc Le, An Viet Long’s founder and general director spoke with VIR’s Phuong Thu about how the firm plans to redirect its focus on Vietnam for the year to come.

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Trademark protection deemed vital for innovation

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Newly appointed Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak issued a shot across the bow yesterday at individuals and companies that infringe on the intellectual property of other firms, warning his ministry was ready to take action against violators.

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New mercury test raises red flag about Hanoi's worsening pollution

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New mercury test raises red flag about Hanoi's worsening pollution

Concerns over the air quality in Hanoi have resurfaced after a recent test detected mercury in a rainwater sample collected in the city.

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

Vietnam has sent urgent appeals to international communities, asking for 48.5 million USD to deal with the impact of increasingly severe drought and saltwater intrusion caused by the El Nino phenomenon.

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SEZs starting to see the light of solar energy

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SEZs starting to see the light of solar energy

Despite a precipitous drop in the start-up costs of solar energy, Cambodia’s biggest industrial parks are sticking to high-cost grid and fuel-generated electricity, claiming that when it comes to attracting foreign manufacturers, a stable power supply trumps a cheaper electricity bill.

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Heus harbours big plans for Vietnam

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Heus harbours big plans for Vietnam

The Netherlands' Royal De Heus, an international organisation with a leading position in the animal feed industry, has boosted its presence in Vietnam with the installation of its seventh animal feed plant.

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Callous remarks by Formosa representative sparks public outcry

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Callous remarks by Formosa representative sparks public outcry

While the authorities are struggling to deal with the mass fish deaths in the central coast, a company representative in Vung Ang Industrial Zone has sparked public outrage by stating people must make the false choice between massively polluting steel industry or fishing.

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Beleaguered Taiwanese firm tells Vietnam to choose between factory and marine life

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Beleaguered Taiwanese firm tells Vietnam to choose between factory and marine life

A Taiwanese firm in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh has been criticized by the public after stating that authorities must choose between marine life and the steelmaking industry, amid the unexplained mass fish deaths in the region.

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Taiwanese firm exec makes shocking remarks over Vietnam's environmental disaster

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Taiwanese firm exec makes shocking remarks over Vietnam's environmental disaster

A Taiwanese steel company on Monday refused to take responsibility for an environmental disaster in central Vietnam that has resulted in mass fish deaths and raised questions about the country's capacities to detect and handle large scale pollution.

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Cambodia's last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

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Cambodia's last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

Efforts to save Cambodia's Royal Turtle, one of the world's most critically endangered species, are being hampered by dredging and illegal forest clearances, a wildlife conservation group warned Monday.

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

Danang City is raising public awareness over the desperate need to protect the red-shanked douc langur.

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