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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Vietnamese province to criminally charge eateries, hotels leaving tourists suffering food poisoning

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Vietnamese province to criminally charge eateries, hotels leaving tourists suffering food poisoning

Officials in a north-central Vietnamese province have told local eateries and hotels not to let visitors suffer from food poisoning, otherwise they will be criminally charged.

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Condo market hits Phnom Penh’s north west

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Condo market hits Phnom Penh’s north west

Earlier this week, Scott Wu, general manager of Taiwanese developer J&L Property Development, announced his company would invest $250 million in the Sky Tree Condo, located in the Toul Sangke, Russei Keo District.

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Business community pins hopes on PM’s actions

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Business community pins hopes on PM’s actions

The business community expects the first meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Ho Chi Minh City tomorrow is going to lead to positive changes that make Vietnam more business friendly.

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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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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

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Plot thickens in Vietnam pollution scandal as diver diagnosed with copper poisoning

A diver in central Vietnam has been diagnosed with copper poisoning amid a health scare linked to the ongoing pollution scandal.

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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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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 apologizes for bold statement, ends press conference abruptly

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Taiwanese firm apologizes for bold statement, ends press conference abruptly

Leaders of the subsidiary of Taiwanese corporation Formosa in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh have apologized for a shocking statement made by one of its executives on Monday, before abruptly ending a press conference, leaving many questions unanswered.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 27

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 27

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Mysterious death of diver adds to ongoing environmental crisis in central Vietnam

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Mysterious death of diver adds to ongoing environmental crisis in central Vietnam

A diver from central Vietnam died a day after working at a port of a Taiwanese steel firm which has been accused of polluting waters and causing mass fish deaths in recent weeks.

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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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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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Taiwan's Formosa under fire over Vietnam mass fish deaths

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Taiwan's Formosa under fire over Vietnam mass fish deaths

HANOI - Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa was under attack in Vietnam's state media Monday over allegations of industrial pollution leaching from a multi-billion dollar steel mill that may have caused mysterious mass fish deaths.

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