Vietnam tightens monitor on alcohol production, methanol after poisoning outbreaks

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

Following outbreaks of methanol poisoning have occurred when methanol is used to adulterate moonshine, Vietnam's Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh yesterday presided a meeting with related agencies to tighten monitor on production and sales of alcohol as well as toxic substance methanol.

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Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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More people come down with Paraquat - threat to human health

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Over 1,000 people in the country come down with Paraquat - a weedkiller - annually.

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Methanol-tainted alcohol a rising threat to drinkers in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A recent spate of alcohol poisonings in Vietnam is shedding light on the increasingly alarming threat of methanol-tainted alcohol in the Southeast Asian country.

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Vietnam PM ‘declares war’ on substance-injected shrimp

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ‘declared war’ on the practice of injecting shrimp with jelly-like substances in the country’s export shrimp market in an iron-fisted move to improve the industry’s international image.

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Đồng Nai firm caught discharging wastewater into river

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Pak Vietnam Company from the southern province of Đồng Nai has been caught red-handed discharging black substance – suspected to be wastewater – into Thị Vải river.

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Tax reform and transfer pricing

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

The year 2016 marked a major watershed regarding transfer pricing in Vietnam, with regulations now having been in effect for a decade, and the announcement of a new round of tax reforms by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) introducing regulatory changes to tackle base erosion profit shifting practices.

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Seafood products face more EU safety warnings

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Since early this year, many Vietnamese seafood products have been warned by the European Union for containing banned substance.

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CAS to give Sharapova verdict Tuesday

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

LAUSANNE: The world's top sports court will rule on Tuesday (Oct 4) on Maria Sharapova's appeal against her two-year tennis ban over doping.

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Hanoi to clean polluted lakes with German chemicals

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Around 200 polluted lakes in Hanoi will be treated with a special substance imported from Germany, said Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company.

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Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has requested strict control over the import and use of salbutamol to prevent the abuse of the drug in animal breeding.

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Vietnam re-imports Salbutamol after nine month hiatus

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

After over nine month hiatus, Drug Admintration allowed two pharmaceutical companies to import Salbutamol for making medication in treatment people.

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Vietnam central coast safe for swimming, aquaculture after disaster: study

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam central coast safe for swimming, aquaculture after disaster: study

The results of a study released Monday show that Vietnam’s central coast is again safe for swimming and aquaculture, four months after toxic effluents discharged by Taiwan-owned Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp caused mass fish deaths.

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Russia stripped of 2008 relay gold due to positive retest

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Russia stripped of 2008 relay gold due to positive retest

Russia was ordered on Tuesday to return its gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m women's relay after Yulia Chermoshanskaya tested positive for a banned substance in a re-analysis of her sample.

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Int’l workshop on AO/Dioxin damage held in HN

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Báo điện tử CP English 8 month(s) ago 5 related news

Int’l workshop on AO/Dioxin damage held in HN

VGP – An international workshop on assessment of the damage of Agent Orange/Dioxin used by the U.S. during the war in Viet Nam took place on Monday in Ha Noi.

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