Police in the northern province of Thai Binh on May 13 decided to launch criminal proceedings against the illegal use of information on the Internet regarding the mass fish deaths in Con Vanh beach, Tien Hai district, which is worrying the public and hurting local economy.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 9 signed a decision to provide urgent assistance for farmers in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, who suffered losses from the unusual fish death that occurred in early April.
Vietnam's environment ministry has invited around 100 experts to investigate an environmental disaster that has killed tons of fish and affected thousands of families in fishing villages along the central coast.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has asked its affiliates to intensify efforts to find the cause of mass fish death in the central provinces.
Leaders of the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS) officially apologised for a shocking statement made by a company’s representative regarding recent massive fish deaths in the central region.