Vietnam reserves right to block ‘toxic’ Internet content: circular

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 hour(s) ago

Vietnamese authorities will maintain the right to block online content deemed ‘toxic’ should providers fail to cooperate, according to a new circular on transboundary information.

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E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study released Sunday.

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Five workers killed by toxic gas in Phu Yen

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

Five workers have been killed by toxic gas at a Thai fish processing company in Phu Yen Province on Thursday, local authorities said.

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Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food after fish sauce arsenic scandal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health is poised to put two major fish sauce makers, Masan Food and Khai Hoan JSC, through a complete inspection next month, not long after a ‘toxic fish sauce’ scandal unnerved local consumers.

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Toxic fish destroyed in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Twenty metric tons of frozen sea fish have been destroyed by authorities in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue after they were found containing toxins from an environmental crisis in April.

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Many big pollution scandals uncovered in 2016: administration

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.

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Seafood firms liable for Ba Ria-Vung Tau fish losses

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Eleven seafood processing firms in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have accepted a ruling that will see them pay VND14 billion (USD666,600) in compensation to local households following toxic waste discharge which caused fish deaths.

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Aquaculture activities at Ha Long Bay to be tightened

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Quang Ninh Province has issued regulations on Ha Long Bay protection and management which will tighten control over aquaculture activities.

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Vietnam association makes corrections to misleading fish sauce survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A non-profit consumer association has issued an official correction after releasing results of a fish sauce quality survey that created fear amongst the public and impacted the business of traditional Vietnamese fish sauce makers.

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Slaughter house fined heavily over pollution

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang has fined a slaughter centre owned by the Procimex Joint Stock Company VNĐ154 million (US$6.8 million) for discharging toxic fumes into the environment.

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Monitoring of beaches continues after Formosa disaster

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked to continue monitoring 19 beaches in the four central provinces polluted by the mass fish deaths following a toxic leak from the Formosa Ha Tinh steel plant.

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Toxic rice wine kills 10, hospitalises 50 in Cambodia

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Home-brewed toxic rice wine is believed to have killed 10 people and hospitalised 50 others from a Cambodian village in recent weeks, officials said Thursday (Dec 8).

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Toxic rice wine kills 10, hospitalises 50 in Cambodia

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

PHNOM PENH: Home-brewed toxic rice wine is believed to have killed 10 people and hospitalised 50 others from a Cambodian village in recent weeks, officials said Thursday (Dec 8).

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Vietnam punishes editors over fish sauce story scandal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam on Monday punished two editors of a major newspaper which had earlier been fined for publishing what authorities said were false reports on toxic fish sauce.

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False fish sauce survey sponsored by Ogilvy Vietnam: gov’t

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The government gave an answer on Tuesday to one of the most burning questions emanating from a report that sparked false concern over the safety of traditional Vietnamese fish sauce: who sponsored the controversial survey?

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