'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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Environmental concerns over paper plant

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Environmental concerns over paper plant

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the government to monitor the implementation of a USD1.2 billion Hong Kong-invested paper project in Hau Giang due to environmental concerns.

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Vietnamese firms yet to focus on TPP opportunities

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Vietnamese firms yet to focus on TPP opportunities

Though the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is looming, few Vietnamese businesses have plans to switch from subcontracting to direct exports or reduce their heavy reliance on feedstock imports or increase exports of processed goods to improve value addition.

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Vietnamese shrimp exporters face challenges

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Vietnamese shrimp exporters face challenges

Vietnamese shrimp exporters could lose their markets due to the insufficient supply of shrimp, which is partially attributed to direct purchases from local farmers by Chinese traders.

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VASEP raises serious environmental concerns about paper factory

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VASEP raises serious environmental concerns about paper factory

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has proposed the government to scrutinise the waste treatment system of Hong Kong Lee&Man Paper Group’s $1.2 billion Lee&Man Paper Co.Ltd, located near the Hau River in the southern province of Hau Giang, before it comes into operation in August, according to newswire Plo.vn.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 18

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 18

Good morning from Vietnam!

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Quang Tri investigated poisoned frozen fish

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Quang Tri investigated poisoned frozen fish

Local authorities in the central province of Quang Tri are carrying out large investigation into frozen fish kept at various seafood stores in the area following the discovery of fish contaminated with phenol.

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30 tons of frozen fish in central Vietnam found to contain toxic substance

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30 tons of frozen fish in central Vietnam found to contain toxic substance

Quang Tri authorities have ordered a local seafood trader to destroy 30 tons of frozen mackerel scads (Decapterus lajang) contaminated with phenol, a harmful chemical substance.

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Deadly toxin found in frozen mackerel in central Vietnam

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Deadly toxin found in frozen mackerel in central Vietnam

Samples of frozen mackerel taken from a seafood trade facility in the north-central province of Quang Tri have been found containing toxic substance, health officials said Friday.

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Shares end higher this morning

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Shares end higher this morning

Stocks rose in the moring with the highlight of seafood stocks which rose over 2.6 per cent.

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Vietnam denies EU fish safety concerns

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Vietnam denies EU fish safety concerns

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers has claimed that the mass fish deaths that happened in the central region have not affected the supply or quality of the country's seafood exports.

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Vietnamese exporters assure seafood safety after mass fish deaths

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Vietnam's seafood exports are completely safe and not affected by the recent mass fish deaths in the central region, the Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said Thursday.

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30,000 tons of shrimp exported to Korea

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30,000 tons of shrimp exported to Korea

At the Busan International Seafood & Fisheries EXPO 2016 (BISFE EXPO 2016)'s press meeting held by the Korean Fishery Trade Association (KFTA) & the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), director of KFTA Choi Dug-Boo said South Korea has imported shrimps from many countries such as thailand, indonesia and Vietnam. Among these, Vietnam's export shrimp products has accounted for 50 percent over total volume & value of shrimp imports.

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Vietnam welcomes US Senate’s vote to scrap catfish inspection program

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Vietnam welcomes US Senate’s vote to scrap catfish inspection program

The US Senate’s approval of a resolution that will scrap the US Department of Agriculture’s new catfish inspection program is a “right step,” Vietnam’s foreign ministry has said.

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Tourist spreads false rumors of toxic seafood on Phu Quoc

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Tourist spreads false rumors of toxic seafood on Phu Quoc

A tourist suffering from food poisoning during a trip to Phu Quoc has claimed on Facebook that seafood on Vietnam’s biggest island has been tainted with toxic chemicals, prompting authorities to quash the false rumor.

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