Vietnam holds ten-minute meeting on mass fish deaths; no cause confirmed

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Vietnam holds ten-minute meeting on mass fish deaths; no cause confirmed

A long-awaited media meeting hoped to reveal the cause of the fish deaths in several central Vietnamese provinces on Wednesday eventually angered the public as it lasted only ten minutes and no satisfying answers were released.

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'Mercury found floating in Hanoi’s air' a misquote: environment deputy

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'Mercury found floating in Hanoi’s air' a misquote: environment deputy

A deputy of Vietnam’s environmental administration confirmed on Tuesday that there was no evidence of mercury pollution in Hanoi, following public confusion over an earlier news article claiming otherwise.

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

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Media shunned as closed meeting discusses fish death scandal

The ministries of Health, Industry and Trade, Sciences and Technology and Agriculture and Rural Development met in a closed door meeting at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi to discuss the cause of the mass fish deaths along the coast of four central provinces.

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Taiwanese firm axes executive over flagrant statement about mass fish deaths in Vietnam

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Taiwanese firm axes executive over flagrant statement about mass fish deaths in Vietnam

The executive of the subsidiary of Taiwan’s Formosa company in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh, who made a bold remark about a trade-off between marine life and the steel industry that has met with strong criticism from the public since Monday, has just been sacked.

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Why has the newly elected prime minister said he is sad?

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Why has the newly elected prime minister said he is sad?

A month after being elected as the prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said he is saddened by the fact that the public and business community continue to be the victims of corruption.

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Formosa leaders beg for forgiveness after pollution remarks

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Formosa leaders beg for forgiveness after pollution remarks

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Ltd., yesterday apologised for the recent inflammatory remarks by the firm’s public relations guru Chou Chun Fan that suggested local people couldn’t expect to maintain their local environment if they wanted to have a modern steel industry.

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Tan Hiep Phat seeks foreign partners in wake of public outrage

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Tan Hiep Phat seeks foreign partners in wake of public outrage

Vietnamese beverage maker Tan Hiep Phat Beverage is seeking foreign partners to buy its stake worth $2 billion.

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US, EU resume trade talks shadowed by election, Brexit

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US, EU resume trade talks shadowed by election, Brexit

US and European Union negotiators began meeting in New York on Monday for a new round of talks on an ambitious transatlantic trade pact.

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Callous remarks by Formosa representative sparks public outcry

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Callous remarks by Formosa representative sparks public outcry

While the authorities are struggling to deal with the mass fish deaths in the central coast, a company representative in Vung Ang Industrial Zone has sparked public outrage by stating people must make the false choice between massively polluting steel industry or fishing.

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Beleaguered Taiwanese firm tells Vietnam to choose between factory and marine life

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Beleaguered Taiwanese firm tells Vietnam to choose between factory and marine life

A Taiwanese firm in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh has been criticized by the public after stating that authorities must choose between marine life and the steelmaking industry, amid the unexplained mass fish deaths in the region.

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

Danang City is raising public awareness over the desperate need to protect the red-shanked douc langur.

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Private-service providers for public-school students need to be better managed, says city

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Private-service providers for public-school students need to be better managed, says city

The Department of Education plans to ask the city to issue detailed regulations on private services for students who must attend school in either a morning or afternoon shift.

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CAIF hopes to put a dent in used auto market

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The independent industry body representing Cambodia’s authorised automobile distributors launched a consumer awareness campaign yesterday aimed at informing the public of the risks of purchasing second-hand cars on the local grey market, which it said reduces government tax revenue while flooding the streets with predominately American imports that void dealership warranty and service guarantees.

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Congestion makes Hanoi buses unpopular choice

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Congestion makes Hanoi buses unpopular choice

Public buses services in Hanoi, once very popular, have been losing around 150,000 passengers every day this year as many people have become unhappy with traffic jams.

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FLC Quang Binh complex halts construction over protest

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FLC Quang Binh complex halts construction over protest

The Quang Binh Public Security Department prosecuted residents interfering with the ground-breaking ceremony of FLC Quang Binh beach and golf resort complex on April 24, for disturbing public order.

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