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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Dong Nai official affirms toxic waste discharge in Formosa Industrial Park

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Dong Nai official affirms toxic waste discharge in Formosa Industrial Park

A Malaysian firm at Formosa Industrial Park in the southern province of Dong Nai’s Nhon Trach district has discharged toxic waste into the environment, affirmed deputy chairman of the province People’s Committee Vo Van Chanh at a meeting yesterday.

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Vietnam banks' bad debts dip to 2.58 pct of loans in June: cbank

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Vietnam banks' bad debts dip to 2.58 pct of loans in June: cbank

Aug 11 - Toxic debts in Vietnamese banks accounted for 2.58 percent of outstanding loans at the end of June, declining from 2.78 percent in the previous month, the central bank said on Thursday.

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Settling AO consequences – urgent, long-term issue: President

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Settling AO consequences – urgent, long-term issue: President

The 55th Agent Orange (AO) Day in Vietnam was commemorated in Hanoi on August 10 when President Tran Dai Quang said the settlement of chemical toxin consequences is an urgent and long-term issue and also the conscience and responsibility of the whole political system and people.

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Agent Orange experts meet in VN

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Agent Orange experts meet in VN

An international workshop was held in Ha Noi yesterday to share research on Agent Orange (AO) consequences and discuss measures to help Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims.

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International workshop to address AO/dioxin consequences held in Hanoi

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International workshop to address AO/dioxin consequences held in Hanoi

An international workshop was held in Hanoi on August 8 to share research outcomes on Agent Orange (AO) consequences and discuss measures to help Vietnamese AO/dioxin victims.

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

Toxic gases and floating particles of unknown origin were suspected to have caused Tuesday’s fish deaths along a major canal in Ho Chi Minh City, as experts urge the completion of a wastewater treatment plant in the city aimed at improving water sanitation.

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Ha Tinh Police investigate illegal burying of Formosa toxic waste

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Ha Tinh Police investigate illegal burying of Formosa toxic waste

The Investigation Police Agency in the north central province of Ha Tinh yesterday afternoon announced a decision to investigate the criminal case in which toxic waste from Formosa Ha Tinh Company was found illegally buried at farm in Ky Anh town.

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Formosa's illegal dumping prosecuted

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Formosa's illegal dumping prosecuted

Police in the central province of Ha Tinh has decided to prosecute the illegal dumping of toxic waste of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd, in the area.

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