Vietnam Red Cross provides support for 74,000 disaster-hit households

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As many as 74,000 families affected by drought and saltwater intrusion in 2016 have received support from the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS), heard a conference in Hanoi on September 30.

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Over 19,000 Vietnamese jobs lost to Formosa mass fish deaths

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 hour(s) ago

Over 19,000 Vietnamese have lost their jobs as a result of the environmental disaster caused by the Vietnamese steel business of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group earlier this year.

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Mass fish deaths blamed for lower GDP growth rate

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Vietnam's GDP growth rate in the first nine months recorded a 5.93% growth and upward trajectory. However, this rate is still lower than the 6.53% of last year due to mass fish deaths in the central region caused by the Formosa Ha Tinh pollution incident.

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Hundreds brought down from slopes of erupting volcano in Indonesia

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Hundreds of climbers have been brought down safely from the slopes of an Indonesian volcano that erupted this week, the disaster agency said on Thursday, although the fate of several daredevil tourists who declined to leave was not clear.

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Vietnam tourism union raises eyebrows with ‘Formosa tour package’ idea

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Drawing inspiration from the mass fish deaths along Vietnam’s central coast caused by Taiwanese Formosa Plastics Group’s steel business this past April, a local tourism union has develped a tour package that features a dramatic fish-and-steel love story narrative.

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Formosa tours opposed by locals

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A proposal to launch four tours to the four central provinces which were affected by the Formosa's waste water discharge has faced opposition from the public.

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World Vision Int’l honoured with Friendship Order

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VGP - Chairman of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations Vu Xuan Hong in Ha Noi on September 28 presented the Friendship Order of the President of Viet Nam to World Vision International (WVI) in Viet Nam.

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Gov't designates quake-hit Gyeongju as special disaster zone

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The South Korean government on Thursday designated Gyeongju as a special disaster zone after the city was hit by the nation's strongest earthquake on record last week, source from Yonhap News.

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Expert approves ministry's fish health warning in central region

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Nguyen Tac An, vice head of Vietnam Marine Science and Technology Association, said he appreciated the Health Ministry's warning against seafood from central coast after mass fish deaths disaster.

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Central region suffering serious damages by rain & cyclone

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The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Research and Rescue of Quang Binh province yesterday reported that heavy rain and cyclone in the central provinces caused four injured persons and destroyed the local resident’s house roofs.
Heavy rains sweept through provinces and cities in the country. (photo: SGGP)

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 16

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 16

Good morning from Vietnam!

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Da Nang hosted ASEM Meeting on disaster risk reduction and management

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The ASEM Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management officially opened in the central city of Da Nang on September 14.

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7 injured, 280 houses damaged as Storm Rai crosses central Vietnam

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7 injured, 280 houses damaged as Storm Rai crosses central Vietnam

Tropical Storm Rai has left seven injured and damaged 280 houses in central Vietnam, following its landfall early Tuesday morning.

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7 injured, 280 houses damaged as Storm Rai crosses central Vietnam

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7 injured, 280 houses damaged as Storm Rai crosses central Vietnam

Tropical Storm Rai has left seven injured and damaged 280 houses in central Vietnam, following its landfall early Tuesday morning.

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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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