Grape festival meeting in Vietnam overshadowed by steel mill concern

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Grape festival meeting in Vietnam overshadowed by steel mill concern

When local press gathered for a meeting to announce the upcoming wine and grape festival in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on Wednesday, most of the questions raised steered away from berries and vintage and moved towards the subject of a controversial steel project in the province.

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MoIT will supervise $10.6 billion steel project

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MoIT will supervise $10.6 billion steel project

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will directly assess and supervise the development of the US$10.6 billion Hoa Sen Cà Ná steel making complex in the south-central province of Ninh Thuận, an official said.

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Steel project opens in Da Nang

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Steel project opens in Da Nang

The Hoa Phat Group has opened its second steel pipe plant in the Da Nang’s Hoa Khanh Industrial Zone.

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More issues at controversial steel project in south-central Vietnam

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More issues at controversial steel project in south-central Vietnam

A US$10.6 billion steel complex to be developed in Ninh Thuan, one of the most drought-prone provinces in south-central Vietnam, has ‘magically’ made its way to the master plan for steel projects approved for development in the next decade.

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Project behind schedule, Quảng Ngãi revokes 337ha

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Project behind schedule, Quang Ngai revokes 337ha

Quảng Ngãi Province’s People’s Committee has decided to revoke 337ha of land, part of a project to build the Guang Lian Dung Quất Steel Factory, located in Bình Thuận Commune.

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Vietnam firm plans to build $10.6bn steel mill on drought-affected land

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Vietnam firm plans to build $10.6bn steel mill on drought-affected land

If there is something that best describes Ninh Thuan, it is the harsh weather conditions that make the south-central province, some 350km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, one of the country’s most drought-prone areas.

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Gov’t releases Resolution on August session

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Gov’t releases Resolution on August session

VGP – The Government has asked ministries, agencies and localities to launch effective and consistent measures to achieve visible changes in economic growth in the last months of the year in its Resolution on August session.

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Concerns over huge new coastal steel project

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A steel project in south-central province of Ninh Thuan is facing public scepticism due to the recent mass fish deaths caused by Formosa’s pollution incident.

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Debated Hoa Sen Group steel project under tighter scrutiny than Formosa’s

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Debated Hoa Sen Group steel project under tighter scrutiny than Formosa’s

Hoa Sen Group (HSG)’s $10.6-billion industrial zone, steel manufacturing and port complex set to be built in the central province of Ninh Thuan will have to comply with more stringent rules than Taiwanese company Formosa’s complex in Ha Tinh.

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Planning task hindering Vietnam growth: official

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Planning task hindering Vietnam growth: official

The way eco-social development plans have been prepared in Vietnam is turning into an obstruction to its growth and development, instead of giving the country a boost, top officials said on Monday.

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Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

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Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

The Government has announced how compensation will be paid to people affected by the toxic discharge by a steel plant owned by Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation that caused Viet Nam's biggest ever environmental disaster along the central coast.

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IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

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IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

Việt Nam’s industrial production index (IPI) in August grew 7.3 percent month-on-month and posted a 6.9 percent rise in the first eight months of 2016. This is lower than the 9.8 percent rate recorded in the same period last year due to a continuous downturn of production in the mining, processing and manufacturing industries.

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

Hundreds of fishing boats have stayed ashore at a fishing village in Ha Tinh Province since April when tons of dead fish washed ashore local coast and created a seafood scare across the country. The steel plant of Taiwan’s Formosa around two kilometers away, which is held responsible for the disaster, has yet maintained its daily operation, with the red and white chimney pictured.

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics, which caused deadly marine pollution in the central region by discharging untreated effluents, has paid up the US$500 million compensation it promised to, officials said.

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Hoa Sen to build giant steel complex in Ninh Thuan

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Hoa Sen to build giant steel complex in Ninh Thuan

Hoa Sen Group will build a steel plant with a capacity of 16 million tonnes a year in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan at a cost of US$10.6 billion.

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