Toxic rice wine kills 10, hospitalises 50 in Cambodia

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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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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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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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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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50 press agencies fined for publishing false information on fish sauce with excessive amounts of arsenic

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The Ministry of Information and Communications said on November 21 that it has decided to fine 50 press agencies for publishing false information on fish sauce with excessive amounts of arsenic.

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Ha Tinh's Formosa compensation begins

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People from Ha Tinh Province's Loc Ha District, one of the worst affected by the marine environment disaster earlier this year, started getting compensation on Sunday.

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300 million children breathe heavily toxic air: UNICEF

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WASHINGTON: Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released on Monday (Oct 31).

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Associations to demand probe into misleading Vietnam fish sauce safety survey

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Vietnamese fish sauce associations are planning to call on police to investigate a recent survey that allegedly serves to help a manufacturer secure market advantages by publishing misleading findings about the condiment’s arsenic content.

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Fish sauce arsenic levels questioned

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Fish sauce makers and food technology experts are voicing their scepticism and discontent towards an announcement on the high arsenic content in fish sauce, an essential element in Vietnamese cuisine.

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Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up

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HANOI: Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday (Oct 18) launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the former enemies.

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Vietnam, US launch Da Nang dioxin clean-up

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Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Da Nang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the countries.

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Trucks dumping potentially toxic mud into Red River

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A series of trucks have been dumping waste mud into the Red River in Hanoi.

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Fishermen sue Taiwan steel firm over massive toxic spill

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Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen have filed claims seeking compensation from a Taiwanese steel company that acknowledged its toxic chemicals caused a massive fish kill, reports US Time magazie.

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Ministry denies giving permission for mud import

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The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) yesterday confirmed it did not grant Hưng Nghiệp Formosa Hà Tĩnh Steel Corporation permission for importing “bauxite mud” from China.

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Vessel detained for discharging waste into sea

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Vessel detained for discharging waste into sea

The border guard force of the central province of Nghe An has detained a ship found to have discharged suspect toxic waste into the sea.

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