The central province of Thua Thien – Hue is exerting every effort to complete compensation for locals affected by the marine environment incident last year, according to an official of the provincial People’s Committee.
The central province of Ha Tinh is working to complete the compensation for units and individuals affected by the marine environment incident before June 30.
The total output of aquaculture and fishing of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue reached 17,736 tonnes in the last five months, a year-on-year increase of 15.43 percent.
Localities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on June 9 continued providing compensation for locals affected by marine environment incident last year.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged four localities affected by marine environmental incident last year to accelerate the disbursement of compensation and complete the process by June 30.
The explosion of the lime kiln dust filter equipment in Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Plant (FHS) located in the central province of Ha Tinh came from the breakage of a dust fabric filter, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
The Ministry of Health is conducting tests on seafood samples collected from the central provinces, which were affected by the Formosa toxic spill, to determine if they are safe for consumption.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underscored the need to reshape the awareness of the importance of guaranteeing public security and order in the new situation.
With the fish death disaster caused by wastewater dumped by a steel plant into the waters off central Vietnam still fresh in the minds of citizens, administrators in a province housing a paper mill are worried about giving history the opportunity to repeat itself.
Vietnam is attracting a large amount of FDI, but the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) called attention to the quality of the capital and the speed at which it is disbursed, instead of the registered amount.
Vietnamese steel manufacturers are importing more and more scrap steel for domestic production, as this is the easiest and most profitable way to make steel.
A north-central Vietnamese province has given the green light for an under-construction oil refinery to release treated wastewater directly into the sea for the next ten months.
Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company in Ha Tinh province has completed 52 out of 53 environmental protection tasks required of it after violating regulations on environmental protection, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced on April 24 it had sent a document guiding the provision of financial aid for those who supplied tourism services and were affected by the marine environment incident in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the four central coastal localities affected by the recent environmental incident to thoroughly complete compensation by June 30 this year, thus moving to support their livelihood and recover maritime environment.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has to date distributed VND500 billion (US$22 million) of compensation money to 18,162 locals who were affected by the Formosa marine environmental incident last April.
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee will ask the National Assembly to consider the deputy title of Vo Kim Cu given his wrongdoings in the Formosa marine environmental incident, said NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc on April 22.
The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat met under the chair of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on April 18 and 21 to consider disciplinary measures against certain Party organisations and Party members at the proposal of the Central Inspection Commission.
Despite it only being the beginning of the travel season, the central province of Quang Binh has welcomed numerous tourists, showing signs of recovery from last year’s Formosa-caused sea environmental incident.
Most fishermen in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have effectively used their compensation from last year’s Formosa-caused marine environmental incident.