Spending of $500 mln Formosa compensation will be transparent, PM assures

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Spending of $500 mln Formosa compensation will be transparent, PM assures

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Friday has promised the government will make public "transparently and thoroughly" how it uses the US$500 million compensation to be paid by the Taiwanese company whose toxic effluents polluted the sea and killed fish en masse.

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Medvedev: Russia can't ramp up spending and give it away cheaply: TV interview

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Medvedev: Russia can't ramp up spending and give it away cheaply: TV interview

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday that Russia cannot ramp up spending and give it away in cheap credits to support economic growth.

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Formosa claims responsibility for mass dying of fish in central coast

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Formosa claims responsibility for mass dying of fish in central coast

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co.Ltd, the operator of the $10.5 billion steel and port complex in the central province of Ha Tinh, is the culprit behind the massive wave of fish death in the four central coastal provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Quang Binh, and Thua Thien-Hue in April this year.

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Formosa’s proposed compensation for Vietnam’s fish deaths falls short: minister

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Formosa’s proposed compensation for Vietnam’s fish deaths falls short: minister

While many believe the US$500 million a Taiwanese firm has proposed as compensation for an environmental disaster caused by one of its subsidiaries in Vietnam is modest, it may be just enough to spare it from a criminal charge.

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Formosa takes responsibility for Vietnam’s fish deaths, pledges $500mn in compensation

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Formosa takes responsibility for Vietnam’s fish deaths, pledges $500mn in compensation

The Vietnamese steel business of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group is the ‘culprit’ of a spate of fish deaths in central Vietnam, the government said in a meeting on Thursday, as the firm’s top executive admitted the wrongdoing and pledged a hefty monetary compensation.

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Formosa admits link to Vietnam’s fish deaths in memo

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Formosa admits link to Vietnam’s fish deaths in memo

The Vietnamese steel business of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group has told all employees in a memo on Thursday that its mistakes are behind the mass fish deaths along the country’s central coast.

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Vietnam set to announce cause of mass fish deaths

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Vietnam set to announce cause of mass fish deaths

The Vietnamese government is scheduled to announce today, June 30, the highly anticipated results of an inspection to find the cause and culprit behind the spate of fish deaths in four central Vietnamese provinces in April.

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

Fishing boats in Ha Tinh Province in central Vietnam have stayed on shore for more than two months. Thousands of tons of fish washed ashore in Ha Tinh and nearby provinces for a couple weeks in April and May, and the disaster has turned many fishers jobless as a food safety scare is looming large across the country. Photo credit: Zing.vn

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Vietnam mass fish deaths: gov't to reveal cause tomorrow

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Vietnam mass fish deaths: gov't to reveal cause tomorrow

The government will make public the cause of the mass fish death in central Vietnam in April Thursday afternoon, the information minister has said.

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IKEA recalls 36 million chests, dressers after six deaths

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IKEA recalls 36 million chests, dressers after six deaths

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA Group is recalling almost 36 million chests and dressers in the United States and Canada that have been linked to the deaths of six children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday.

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Obama briefed after Britain votes to leave EU

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Obama briefed after Britain votes to leave EU

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 - U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed by his advisers late on Thursday on Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a result that he had argued passionately against during an April visit to London.

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B-52 bombers pounding Islamic State at faster pace, general says

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B-52 bombers pounding Islamic State at faster pace, general says

Cold War-era B-52 bombers -- best known for flying nuclear-armed patrols and carpet- bombing in Vietnam -- have dropped almost 700 munitions on Islamic State targets since beginning operations in April over territory the group claims, according to the U.S. Air Force’s chief of staff.

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Nam jumps five places in world tennis rankings

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Nam jumps five places in world tennis rankings

Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam jumped up five places from 877th to 872nd place in the latest world rankings.

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At least six dead as rains batter quake-hit southwestern Japan

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At least six dead as rains batter quake-hit southwestern Japan

At least six people died and a university student was missing on Wednesday as record-breaking rains battered parts of southwestern Japan still reeling from earthquakes two months ago, setting off flooding and landslides.

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Singapore delays $1 billion military helicopter buy after Super Puma crash: sources

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Singapore delays $1 billion military helicopter buy after Super Puma crash: sources

Singapore has delayed a decision on a $1 billion helicopter purchase after the crash in April of a civilian Airbus Super Puma whose military version was the frontrunner to clinch the order, sources familiar with the matter said.

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