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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Drug management agency checks toxic chemical agents in cleaning products

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The Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) yesterday said that it has asked cleaning products manufacturers and importers to report if they are using cleaning chemical agents that have been banned by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since the begining of this month.

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Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

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Gov't charts Formosa compensation scheme

The Government has announced how compensation will be paid to people affected by the toxic discharge by a steel plant owned by Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation that caused Viet Nam's biggest ever environmental disaster along the central coast.

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Vietnam sets no-fishing zones as toxic spill scandal lingers

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Vietnam sets no-fishing zones as toxic spill scandal lingers

Vietnam's agriculture ministry has demarcated no-fishing zones along the central coast, saying these swaths of water need time to recover from the toxic spill scandal linked to Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa.

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Ministry addresses central region fish inventories

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Ministry addresses central region fish inventories

The Ministry Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Health will jointly take samples of the massive frozen fish inventories in the central region to test for unsafe products.

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Toxic metals detected in Hà Tĩnh seafood samples

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Toxic metals detected in Ha Tinh seafood samples

Heavy metals have been detected in six out of nine seafood samples taken on August 5 off Hà Tĩnh Province, local media said today quoting the National Institute for Food Control’s latest report.

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VASEP looks for slice of Formosa compensation pie

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VASEP looks for slice of Formosa compensation pie

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) is seeking the government's help to get compensation from Formosa for its members.

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200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh

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An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread across large parts of Bangladesh’s second city Chittagong, officials said today.

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Formosa incident: seawater now safe for swimming

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Formosa incident: seawater now safe for swimming

Quang Tri - The seawater off the four central provinces, which was earlier polluted by toxic wastewater released by a Taiwanese-owned steel company, is now mostly safe for swimming, water sports and aquaculture, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Trần Hồng Hà said.

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Questions over central water safety

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Questions over central water safety

While the northern-central coastal region has been described as now being safe for tourism activities since the Formosa environmental disaster, further research will be necessary before seafood from the area are safe, Tran Hong Ha, minister of Natural Resources and Environment said at a press meeting on Monday.

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

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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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Vietnamese man suffers life-threatening skin condition following drug reaction

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Vietnamese man suffers life-threatening skin condition following drug reaction

A patient in the south-central province of Binh Dinh has fallen into a critical state after being diagnosed with Lyell’s syndrome, a life-threatening skin condition, due to an allergic reaction to his prescribed medication.

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Investigation continues into Formosa over mass fish deaths

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Investigation continues into Formosa over mass fish deaths

Luong Duy Hanh, head of Environmental Protection and Control Department, talked to DTiNews about the possible criminal offences at Hung Hiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company in relation to the mass fish deaths.

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Joint efforts to ease the pain of Agent Orange/dioxin

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Joint efforts to ease the pain of Agent Orange/dioxin

In war time, the Vietnamese government ordered the army and the public health care system to provide treatments to those who were exposed to toxic chemicals.

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