UN chief to visit hurricane-hit Haiti as funding appeal falls short

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UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Haiti on Saturday to visit areas devastated by Hurricane Matthew as a UN funding appeal for the Caribbean nation drew few donors.

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One dead as ship with 44 on board sinks in Quảng Trị

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One person has died after a ship carrying 44 passengers from Cửa Tùng harbour to Cồn Cỏ Island in central Quảng Trị Province sank on Tuesday morning.

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One dead as ship with 44 on board sinks in Quảng Trị

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One person has died after a ship carrying 44 passengers from Cửa Tùng harbour to Cồn Cỏ Island in central Quảng Trị Province sank on Tuesday morning.

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

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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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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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Da Nang beaches invaded by jellyfish

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Da Nang beaches invaded by jellyfish

In the last few days, Da Nang coastline has been ‘attacked’ by masses of jellyfish, which have made the beaches here less safe for tourists.

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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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Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

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Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

The U.S. missile defense system to counter attacks from rogue states like North Korea has no proven capability to protect the United States and is not on a credible path to achieve that goal, a science advocacy group said on Thursday.

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Vietnam Fisheries Association opposes attacks on fishermen

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Vietnam Fisheries Association opposes attacks on fishermen

The Vietnam Fisheries Association voiced its protest against an attack they claim was carried out by two Chinese vessels on local fishermen near the Paracel Islands on July 9.

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Chinese vessels accused of attacking fishermen

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Chinese vessels accused of attacking fishermen

Two Vietnamese fishing boats have claimed they were attacked by Chinese vessels in an incident in which saw one of the boats sunk.

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Vietnam demands probe after Thai navy attacks its fishermen at sea

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Vietnam demands probe after Thai navy attacks its fishermen at sea

Vietnam has sent a diplomatic note to Thailand asking it to investigate a recent attack by the Thai Navy on three Vietnamese fishing boats in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Dead seaweed washed up in Quang Binh Province

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Dead seaweed washed up in Quang Binh Province

Seaweed has been found dead along one hundred of metre of coastal line in the central province of Quang Binh’s Quang Trach District.

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Officers detained by illegal fishermen in southern Vietnam

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Officers detained by illegal fishermen in southern Vietnam

Several officers from Kien Giang Province, located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, have been held hostage by the operators of illegal fishing boats after inspections took place on Saturday night.

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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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'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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