A year on from the sea environment incident caused by Formosa, the tourism industry in the central province of Quang Binh is gradually recovering.
Fishermen in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have made efforts to recover production and resume to normal life after one year of sea environmental incident caused by Formosa.
The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission on April 14 issued an announcement about its 13th session that took place in Hanoi on April 12-13.
Residents and fishermen in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue affected by the environmental incident in 2016 have made effective use of compensation from the Taiwanese-invested Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation.
One year ago, the sea environmental incident caused by Formosa affected the production of local people in four central coastal provinces of Vietnam. The sea has now become safe and fishermen have started going out to sea.
VOV.VN - Some bad elements have taken advantage of the marine environment disaster in the central region last year to instigate some local Catholics to cause social disorder.
A year after the environmental incident caused by the Hung Nghiep Formosa Steel Corporation, residents along the central coast are trying to return to a normal life.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) may not further an agreement to take on Vietnamese workers if Vietnam fails to reduce the number of its laborers overstaying their visas to work illegally, a labor ministry official was quoted as saying.
The Vietnamese government has called on authorities to complete compensation payments for all fish farmers in the country's central provinces affected by the toxic disaster caused by Taiwanese steel firm Formosa last year.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has requested the establishment of four inspection teams to examine the compensation for residents who were affected by the marine environment incident in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue last year.
The People’s Committee of central Thua Thien – Hue province will distribute 200 billion VND (8.8 million USD) in second advanced compensation to households affected by the Formosa marine environmental incident.
The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.
Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission.
VOV.VN - The quick pace of the gross national product in Vietnam is resulting in rapidly deteriorating air quality and other environmental costs, say experts from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MOPI).
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the Ministry of Finance to make an advance payment of 1.68 trillion VND (over 74 million USD) to compensate local residents in four central coastal provinces for their losses caused by a maritime environment incident last year.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has directed the urgent completion of compensation for residents in localities affected by a marine environmental incident in the central region in early 2016.
Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.
The company reportedly directed coal sludge into the Thi Vai River in Dong Nai Province.
VOV.VN - The General Statistics Office (GSO) has forecast the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) to have grown by 6.2% for 2016 on the back of solid manufacturing and construction numbers.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked four central provinces to speed up disbursement of compensation for mass fish deaths earlier in April so as to complete the first payment phase before the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.