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Thua Thien-Hue: Effective use of Formosa compensation

Thua Thien-Hue: Effective use of Formosa compensation

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.

Fishery activities recover one year after Formosa incident

Fishery activities recover one year after Formosa incident

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.

For a healthy living environment

For a healthy living environment

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.

ROK may cease taking Vietnamese laborers as more overstay

ROK may cease taking Vietnamese laborers as more overstay

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.

Inspection teams to examine compensation for fishermen in central region

Inspection teams to examine compensation for fishermen in central region

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.

Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

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.

Bodies, individuals responsible for Formosa incident made public

Bodies, individuals responsible for Formosa incident made public

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.

As incomes rise, so does concern over pollution

As incomes rise, so does concern over pollution

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).

More compensation comes to Formosa incident-hit residents

More compensation comes to Formosa incident-hit residents

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 PM urges completing compensation for fishermen

Deputy PM urges completing compensation for fishermen

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.

Vietnam sees GDP growth of 6.2% for 2016

Vietnam sees GDP growth of 6.2% for 2016

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 PM orders faster payment of compensation

Deputy PM orders faster payment of compensation

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.