Vietnam association to be inspected over controversial fish sauce survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The association behind a survey whose results have misled consumers into thinking that most fish sauce products in Vietnam are unsafe will be inspected, the latest in a series of actions the government has taken to handle the unfolding fish sauce safety crisis.

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Vietnamese newspaper apologizes, removes false reports on fish sauce safety

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A major Vietnamese newspaper has had to apologize to its readers for a series of articles now proven to spread false public concern on the safety of fish sauce.

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Rockslide kills three miners, injures one

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Three miners died and another was injured in a rockslide that occurred yesterday afternoon in a company’s quarry in Châu Quang Commune in central Nghệ An Province’s Quỳ Hợp District.

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PM tours wholesale market for food safety

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and deputy PM Vu Duc Dam visited Long Biên wholesale vegetable market in Hanoi to inspect food safety yesterday morning.

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

The Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration will withdraw registration numbers and stop selling antibacterial soaps on the market if they find them unsafe or if warnings about the soap are issued by international organisations.

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Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: U.S. officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: U.S. officials

A Russian fighter jet carried out an "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday.

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Iran vessel 'harasses,' sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

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Iran vessel 'harasses,' sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday.

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So long to the Asian sweatshop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

So long to the Asian sweatshop

For 30 years, the word "sweatshop" has conjured up a very specific image: low-wage Asian workers making branded clothes in crowded, unsafe factories for consumers overseas. The power of that image has launched human rights campaigns, altered how major companies source their products and informed (often incorrectly) how politicians in rich countries shape their trade policies.

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Ministry addresses central region fish inventories

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Ministry addresses central region fish inventories

The Ministry Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Health will jointly take samples of the massive frozen fish inventories in the central region to test for unsafe products.

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Unsafe high-rise dangers for children

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Unsafe high-rise dangers for children

Poor safety in high-rise buildings in big cities are a danger to residents living there, particularly children.

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Unsafe floating restaurants operating without license in Vietnam

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Unsafe floating restaurants operating without license in Vietnam

The sinking of a raft restaurant in south-central Vietnam that killed two people last week will likely not be an isolated incident, as there are numerous floating seafood restaurants operating with no safety standards throughout the country’s coastline.

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87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

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87 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

The number of bodies of migrants recovered on a Libyan beach since the weekend has risen to 87, a media official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Monday.

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41 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

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41 migrant bodies wash up on Libya beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday.

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Spooked by unsafe greens, Vietnam farmers switch away from soil

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Spooked by unsafe greens, Vietnam farmers switch away from soil

Environmentally conscious farmers and engineers in localities scattered throughout Vietnam’s Central Highlands are going to great lengths to adopt organic growing methods that leave traditional soil and hydroponics out of the equation.

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U.S. says Russian ship raised false signal in incident

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

U.S. says Russian ship raised false signal in incident

The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of deliberately displaying the wrong naval signals and interfering with a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, in the latest salvo about a June incident that both countries blame on each other.

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