Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018

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Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd, which was blamed for mass fish deaths along the central coast earlier this year, expects to fix all of its environmental protection problems by mid-2018.

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Vietnam’s central waters safe for swimming, farming after mass fish deaths: ministry

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Vietnam’s central waters safe for swimming, farming after mass fish deaths: ministry

Seawater along the Vietnam’s central provinces is now safe for swimming and fish farming operations, four months after the region was hit by mass fish deaths, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment confirmed Monday.

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Formosa transfers $250 million compensation

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Formosa transfers $250 million compensation

Taiwanese Formosa steel company has transferred US$250 million out of $500 million the company pledged in compensation for sea environment pollution in the north central region, said Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on July 29.

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Vietnam to check factories' wastewater treatment plants

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Vietnam to check factories' wastewater treatment plants

Amid rising concern over industrial water pollution, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has said it will begin a nationwide check of factories’ wastewater treatment systems in August.

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PM introduces new Cabinet structure

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PM introduces new Cabinet structure

VGP – The new Government will have 18 ministries and four ministerial agencies, according to PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc's proposal on the Cabinet structure presented at the first plenary session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Chemical producer fined for untreated wastewater release

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Chemical producer fined for untreated wastewater release

A company has been fined VND860 million for releasing untreated wastewater into Hau River in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

Quang Binh, one of the four provinces in central Vietnam hit by a toxic spill disaster in April, has demanded Taiwanese steel firm Formosa pay at least VND4 trillion ($180 million) to recompense for the devastating impacts on its environment and economy.

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Vietnamese mining firm suspended after sludge disaster

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Vietnamese mining firm suspended after sludge disaster

The environment ministry on Tuesday suspended the operation of a titanium-zinc mining company whose waste reservoir broke last week, releasing a large amount of toxic sludge into a resort and the sea in the central province of Binh Thuan, VnExpress reported.

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Paris museums on alert as flood chaos hits France, Germany

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Paris museums on alert as flood chaos hits France, Germany

Floods in Germany and France have killed at least 10 people and forced thousands from their homes, officials said Thursday as Paris' Louvre museum announced it would move treasures out of reach of the swollen Seine.

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Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

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Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development has ordered agriculture officials in central provinces to test cooking salt produced there for toxic metals after recent mass fish deaths have raised concern about the safety of coastal waters.

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3 businesses fined $180,000 for polluting Vietnam river

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3 businesses fined $180,000 for polluting Vietnam river

The environment ministry has fined three businesses nearly VND3.9 billion (around US$180,000) for polluting a river and killing tons of fishes in farms in the north central province of Thanh Hoa.

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

The government of Ha Tinh Province said on Wednesday it will quickly set up a monitoring station to check wastewater discharged from a Taiwanese-invested steel plant, suspected to be responsible for the mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Vietnam to inspect coastal, riverside waste disposal

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Vietnam to inspect coastal, riverside waste disposal

Amid the mysterious deaths of at least 100 tons of fish in the sea off central Vietnam, the environment ministry has urged all cities and provinces on the coast and with rivers to review how waste is disposed of.

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Some 100 scientists helping Vietnam crack fish death mystery: environment ministry

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Some 100 scientists helping Vietnam crack fish death mystery: environment ministry

Formosa steel plant in Vung Ang Economic Zone, Ha Tinh Province. Photo: Khanh Hoan/Thanh Nien

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Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

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Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered Ha Tinh Province authorities to tighten control over the discharge of wastewater by a Taiwanese steel plant, suspected to be responsible for mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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