Ancient woodblocks in Vietnam listed as UNESCO world documentary heritage

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

A set of ancient woodblocks used in book printing in Vietnam has been recognized as world documentary heritage by UNESCO’s Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific.

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Updated news on Central marine environment

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Báo điện tử CP English 7 day(s) ago

VGP – The ministries of Natural Resources and Environment, Health, Agriculture and Rural Development September 20 jointly convened a press briefing on marine environment and seafood safety in the four central provinces after the April mass fish deaths caused by Formosa.

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Health ministry issues central region fish warning

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The Ministry of Health has just warned people to avoid eating some seafood caught from the four central provinces which recently saw a mass fish deaths caused by waste water discharge from Hung Nghiep Formosa Company in Ha Tinh Province.

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Laos national arrested on purchasing military weapon

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Laos national arrested on purchasing military weapon

Ha Tinh Border Guards in coordination with Lao’s Borikhamxay police officers and Ministry and Investigation Directorate under Security Ministry of Laos have arrested "Thao Bua Kham Phi La Vong", 50 years old, Laotian nationality who transported six AK guns into border region between Vietnam and Laos.

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

A reader has donated VND150m (USD6,800) to cover the full treatment for a 15-year-old girl in Ha Tinh Province who had to dropped out of school due to the illness.

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Vietnamese woman, 44, mistakes large tumor for pregnancy

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnamese woman, 44, mistakes large tumor for pregnancy

Doctors have successfully removed a 10-kilogram tumor from the abdomen of a 44-year-old woman in Ha Tinh Province who had mistaken it for pregnancy.

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Formosa requested to build waste treatment ponds

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Formosa requested to build waste treatment ponds

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has requested Formosa Ha Tinh to build ponds for waste treatment in its site and only when fish in these ponds can live will the firm be allowed to discharge waste into the sea.

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Weightlifter wins historic 1st Paralympic medal for Vietnam

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Weightlifter wins historic 1st Paralympic medal for Vietnam

Le Van Cong won a gold medal in the 49kg weightlifting category, Vietnam’s first ever at the Paralympics, and bettered his own world record in the process at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Thursday.

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Schools boycotted by fishing communities following pollution disaster

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Schools boycotted by fishing communities following pollution disaster

As many as 1,000 pupils in the central coastal province of Ha Tinh have not returned to school as their parents have lost their jobs following the mass fish deaths caused by Formosa’s pollution incident.

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Debated Hoa Sen Group steel project under tighter scrutiny than Formosa’s

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Debated Hoa Sen Group steel project under tighter scrutiny than Formosa’s

Hoa Sen Group (HSG)’s $10.6-billion industrial zone, steel manufacturing and port complex set to be built in the central province of Ninh Thuan will have to comply with more stringent rules than Taiwanese company Formosa’s complex in Ha Tinh.

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Depleted by pollution disaster, families struggle to get kids to school

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Depleted by pollution disaster, families struggle to get kids to school

Summer is over but nearly 1,000 children from Ky Ha, a fishing community in the central province of Ha Tinh, cannot return to school just yet.

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5 Vietnamese students drown on back-to-school day

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

5 Vietnamese students drown on back-to-school day

At least five children drowned on the way back from school soon after they participated in ceremonies to ring in the new academic year on Monday.

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Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

The Government has announced how compensation will be paid to people affected by the toxic discharge by a steel plant owned by Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation that caused Viet Nam's biggest ever environmental disaster along the central coast.

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

Hundreds of fishing boats have stayed ashore at a fishing village in Ha Tinh Province since April when tons of dead fish washed ashore local coast and created a seafood scare across the country. The steel plant of Taiwan’s Formosa around two kilometers away, which is held responsible for the disaster, has yet maintained its daily operation, with the red and white chimney pictured.

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics, which caused deadly marine pollution in the central region by discharging untreated effluents, has paid up the US$500 million compensation it promised to, officials said.

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