Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

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Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

Officials in Quang Tri, one of the coastal provinces in central Vietnam where fish have turned up dead en masse, surprised quite a few people on Friday when they announced that its coastal waters are safe.

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New Zealand, Oxfam offer drought relief to Mekong Delta province

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New Zealand, Oxfam offer drought relief to Mekong Delta province

The New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi on Thursday announced humanitarian aid worth US$50,000 to communities affected by drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.

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Vietnam’s minister of environment issues apology over unknown cause of mass fish deaths

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Vietnam’s minister of environment issues apology over unknown cause of mass fish deaths

Vietnam’s Minister of Natural Resources and Environment has apologized on behalf of his office for the lack of information and action in combating the mass fish deaths in the country’s central provinces.

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Delayed school project means more student hardship

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Delayed school project means more student hardship

The Que Phong Boarding School project which received a gigantic VND 41,215 billion (USD1.85 million) in investment has remained abandoned for a year now, leaving hundreds of students temporarily to live and study at different places.

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New Zealand announces $50,000 humanitarian aid package for Vietnamese province

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New Zealand announces $50,000 humanitarian aid package for Vietnamese province

The New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam announced Thursday that an aid package totaling US$50,000 would be provided to areas in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre most affected by drought and salinization that hit the region in February.

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Man burns ex-wife in public in central Vietnam, surrenders to cops

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A man who allegedly burned his former wife with gasoline in the north-central province of Quang Tri Thursday morning turned himself in at a police station last night, authorities said.

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Readers help cerebral palsy boy in Dak Nong

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Readers help cerebral palsy boy in Dak Nong

Dan Tri transferred VND47,600,000 (USD2,200) to Nguyen Thi Tham and her nephew who is suffering from cerebral palsy in Dak Nong Province on April 21.

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

The ministries of Health, Industry and Trade, Sciences and Technology and Agriculture and Rural Development met in a closed door meeting at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi to discuss the cause of the mass fish deaths along the coast of four central provinces.

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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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Taekwang eyes second thermal power plant in Vietnam

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Taekwang eyes second thermal power plant in Vietnam

Korea’s Taekwang Power Holdings, which is the investor of Nam Dinh 1 thermal power plant, is keen to add a coal-fired power project in central Quang Tri province to their list of Vietnamese investments.

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Mysterious fish death spells doom for tourism

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Mysterious fish death spells doom for tourism

The unknown cause of mass dying of fishstock in the central part of Vietnam may affect the tourism sector, known as one of the major bread-winners of the central region.

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Mysterious death of fish to affect central region’s tourism

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Mysterious death of fish to affect central region’s tourism

The unknown cause of mass fish death in the central part of Vietnam may affect the tourism sector, known as one of the bread-winners of the central region.

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Mass fish deaths hit fishermen and traders

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Mass fish deaths hit fishermen and traders

Fishermen and traders in the central region are facing huge losses as they have been unable to sell their catches due to the recent mass fish deaths in the central provinces.

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Mass fish deaths in central Vietnam point finger at industrial wastewater discharge

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Mass fish deaths in central Vietnam point finger at industrial wastewater discharge

Local authorities gather samples of dead fish at a beach in Quang Tri Province. Photo: Nguyen Phuc/Thanh Nien

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Vung Ang Industrial Zone blamed for gigantic marine pollution

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Vung Ang Industrial Zone blamed for gigantic marine pollution

Thousands of fish along the coast from the central provinces of Ha Tinh to Thua Thien-Hue’s have died en mass and the finger of blame is being pointed at the Vung Ang Industrial Zone.

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