Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

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Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered Ha Tinh Province authorities to tighten control over the discharge of wastewater by a Taiwanese steel plant, suspected to be responsible for mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Foreign scientists help Vietnam investigate mass fish deaths

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Foreign scientists help Vietnam investigate mass fish deaths

Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha on Monday met with foreign scientists from the US, Germany and Israel in an attempt to identify the cause of recent mass fish deaths in four coastal provinces.

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Zimbabwe drought pushes up to 4 million towards hunger

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Up to 4 million Zimbabweans face hunger because of poor harvests during a harsh drought induced by El Nino weather, as the government declares a state of national disaster and appeals for food aid.

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Weekly roundup: Mass fish deaths, tourist visa, fuel market

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Weekly roundup: Mass fish deaths, tourist visa, fuel market

Experts stunned as officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

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New Zealand’s $50,000 humanitarian aid to Ben Tre

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New Zealand’s $50,000 humanitarian aid to Ben Tre

An humanitarian aid of $50,000 has been granted by the New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam to communities in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, where severely affected by drought and saltwater intrusion.

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

It is illegal to install an undersea sewage pipe, Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha has told Taiwanese steel company Formosa, which is the main suspect in an ongoing environmental disaster that has caused mass fish deaths in several central provinces.

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Vietnam tells Taiwan firm to dig up waste pipe amid "huge" coastal disaster

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Vietnam tells Taiwan firm to dig up waste pipe amid 'huge' coastal disaster

HANOI, April 29 - Vietnam has told owners of a Taiwanese-built steel plant to dig up a controversial waste pipe, even after it found no evidence tying its discharge to mass fish deaths that have triggered health fears and public anger.

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Minister acknowledges failures over mass fish deaths

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Minister acknowledges failures over mass fish deaths

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Tran Hong Ha, admitted that the ministry had failed to respond and react well to the mass fish death disaster.

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Environment Minister admits to shortcoming in central fish death

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Environment Minister admits to shortcoming in central fish death

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha yesterday admitted to shortcomings in handling the mass fish death in the north central region which he called a serious and large scale disaster occurring in Vietnam for the first time.

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Experts stunned as Vietnam officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

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Experts stunned as Vietnam officials deny link between Taiwan firm and fish kill disaster

Some Vietnamese experts and scientists were not convinced after officials announced that tests could not find any connection between Taiwanese firm Formosa’s industrial discharge and an ongoing environmental disaster in central Vietnam.

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Taiwanese firm apologizes for official's callous remarks on mass fish deaths

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Taiwanese firm apologizes for official's callous remarks on mass fish deaths

Formosa representatives apologize for a company official's shocking remarks related to the recent environmental disaster in Vietnam at the press conference in Ha Tinh on April 26, 2016. Photo: Nguyen Dung

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

Vietnam has sent urgent appeals to international communities, asking for US$ 48.5 million to deal with the impact of increasingly severe drought and saltwater intrusion caused by the El Nino phenomenon.

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

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Vietnam calls for 48.5 million USD for disaster response

Vietnam has sent urgent appeals to international communities, asking for 48.5 million USD to deal with the impact of increasingly severe drought and saltwater intrusion caused by the El Nino phenomenon.

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After 27 years, police blamed for UK's Hillsborough soccer stadium tragedy

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After 27 years, police blamed for UK's Hillsborough soccer stadium tragedy

Police were responsible for the deaths of 96 Liverpool soccer fans in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium crush, a jury concluded on Tuesday after two years of hearings into Britain's worst sporting disaster.

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Taiwanese firm exec makes shocking remarks over Vietnam's environmental disaster

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Taiwanese firm exec makes shocking remarks over Vietnam's environmental disaster

A Taiwanese steel company on Monday refused to take responsibility for an environmental disaster in central Vietnam that has resulted in mass fish deaths and raised questions about the country's capacities to detect and handle large scale pollution.

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