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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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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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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Toyota recalls more than 700 Innova cars

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Toyota recalls more than 700 Innova cars

Toyota Viet Nam is recalling 764 Innova cars to replace two back doors.

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Searching for the culprit of mass dying of fish in central Vietnam

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Searching for the culprit of mass dying of fish in central Vietnam

Investigations are underway to find the culprit behind the mass dying of fishstock in sea and coastal fish farms in the central parts of Vietnam, from Ha Tinh to Thua Thien-Hue since April 6.

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Vietnam to seek foreign help to crack mass fish death mystery

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Vietnam to seek foreign help to crack mass fish death mystery

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has instructed relevant authorities to cooperate with international organizations to identify the cause of mass fish deaths along the central coast in the last two weeks.

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Taiwanese firm Formosa in hot water after mass fish deaths in Vietnam

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Taiwanese firm Formosa in hot water after mass fish deaths in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh Friday ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ha Tinh Province authorities to investigate suspicions that a Taiwanese company has discharged untreated wastewater into the sea causing mass fish deaths.

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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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11 workers badly burnt following explosion at Vietnam's wood firm

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11 workers badly burnt following explosion at Vietnam's wood firm

Eleven workers at a wood company in the north-central Vietnamese province of Nghe An have suffered severe burns from a reported oil pipe explosion on Monday morning.

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11 workers wounded in wood factory blast in central Vietnam

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11 workers wounded in wood factory blast in central Vietnam

Police in Nghe An are investigating an explosion at a wood company that left 11 workers severely wounded on Monday.

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Deputy PM suspends water pipe contract with Chinese firm

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Deputy PM suspends water pipe contract with Chinese firm

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 6 approved the proposal from Hanoi People's Committee to halt a contract won by the Chinese Xinxing Company.

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Vietnam gov’t asks firm to table deal with Chinese pipe supplier

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Vietnam gov’t asks firm to table deal with Chinese pipe supplier

The Vietnamese government has requested that a Hanoi water company suspend a scheduled contract signing with a Beijing-based pipe supplier, responding to an appeal from the administration of the capital city.

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Unexpected twist in Hanoi's water pipe scandal as new supplier may lose deal

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Unexpected twist in Hanoi's water pipe scandal as new supplier may lose deal

It is like a leak that cannot be controlled easily.

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