Authorities come together to solve sea water dumping issues

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VietStock FI English 22 hour(s) ago

The case of toxic sewage being drained into Sihanoukville’s waters remains a pressing issue for relevant authorities who argue they are working hard to resolve the problem.

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Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development has ordered agriculture officials in central provinces to test cooking salt produced there for toxic metals after recent mass fish deaths have raised concern about the safety of coastal waters.

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Dead fish causes focus on chemical toxins, toxic algae: Science Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Dead fish causes focus on chemical toxins, toxic algae: Science Ministry

Science and technology organizations and interagency scientists have made nonstop efforts to investigate the mass fish death in the central region and analysis results have focused on two groups of causes including chemical toxins and toxic algae as of April 26, said Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac.

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False rumor causes loss for mango farmers

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

False rumor causes loss for mango farmers

Mango farmers in Mekong Delta provinces of Tien Giang and Dong Thap have loosen because of rumors saying that use toxic Taiwanese-made bags to wrap their fruits before harvest.
Mango trees in Mekong Delta

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Popular in Vietnam, Thai fruits, vegetables fail toxic test at home

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Popular in Vietnam, Thai fruits, vegetables fail toxic test at home

Fruits and vegetables from Thailand have become popular in Vietnam thanks to competitive prices and presumed high quality, but recent safety tests may make consumers think again.

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Inspection tightened at Formosa plant factories over dead fish disaster

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Inspection tightened at Formosa plant factories over dead fish disaster

More inspections have been carried out at the waste treatment activities and the imported toxic substances at the Taiwanese-owned Formosa steel complex following the mass fish deaths along the central coast since early April.

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Heavy metal levels found at in fish samples in central Vietnam ‘safe’

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Heavy metal levels found at in fish samples in central Vietnam ‘safe’

Highly toxic heavy metals founds within seafood samples taken from the two central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Tri which were affected by mass fish deaths are within the permitted levels, health authorities have claimed.

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Ministry claims Vietnam's central coastal waters are “safe”

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

Ministry claims Vietnam's central coastal waters are “safe”

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment yesterday claimed the waters off four central coastal provinces was now safe, following the mass fish deaths last week.

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Da Nang leaders swim at beach to dispel toxic seawater fear

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Da Nang leaders swim at beach to dispel toxic seawater fear

Several leaders in Da Nang have publicized photos showing them swim at local beach, in a bid to reassure the public and tourists that it remains safe to swim in the central city, amid fear and rumor that the ocean is now toxic.

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In central Vietnam, people rush to stockpile salt over toxic seawater fear

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

In central Vietnam, people rush to stockpile salt over toxic seawater fear

With toxic seawater believed to be the cause of the mysterious mass fish deaths in central Vietnam, locals in Thua Thien-Hue Province are hurriedly stockpiling any salt they can get their hands on.

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Vietnam holds ten-minute meeting on mass fish deaths; no cause confirmed

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Vietnam holds ten-minute meeting on mass fish deaths; no cause confirmed

A long-awaited media meeting hoped to reveal the cause of the fish deaths in several central Vietnamese provinces on Wednesday eventually angered the public as it lasted only ten minutes and no satisfying answers were released.

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Ministry alleges Formosa not responsible for mass fish deaths

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ministry alleges Formosa not responsible for mass fish deaths

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment claims that there was insufficient evidence that Formosa and other plants in the Vung Ang Economic Zones in Ha Tinh Province were responsible for the mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Cause of mass fish deaths to be announced this afternoon

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cause of mass fish deaths to be announced this afternoon

The results of tests to determine the cause of mass fish deaths linked to discharges from the Formosa cement plant in Ha Tinh since early April will be announced this afternoon, April 27, at a conference held in Hanoi. The meeting will see the attendance of representatives from the heavily affected central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.

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Dead fish sought after following mass fish death recurs in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Dead fish sought after following mass fish death recurs in central Vietnam

With a number of dead fish washed ashore on several beaches in the north-central province of Quang Binh over the weekend, local residents have been rushing to collect them to sell to traders, even not knowing what the buyers would do with the dead animals.

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Vietnam to seek foreign help to crack mass fish death mystery

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

Vietnam to seek foreign help to crack mass fish death mystery

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has instructed relevant authorities to cooperate with international organizations to identify the cause of mass fish deaths along the central coast in the last two weeks.

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