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Provinces to test sea water regularly

Provinces to test sea water regularly

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has directed the four central provinces devastated by Formosa’s discharge of toxic waste to test sea water at 19 beaches every two weeks.

Quang Binh destroys 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish

Quang Binh destroys 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish

Implementing the Government’s instruction, the central province of Quang Binh had destroyed 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish which businesses bought from fishermen from April to August 30, director of the provincial Department of Health Nguyen Duc Cuong has said.

Gov't cannot go it alone in protecting environment

Gov't cannot go it alone in protecting environment

Local authorities should get more involved and significantly improve their management of environmental issues, Chu Pham Ngoc Hien, Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, said on November 17.

Formosa probe results revealed

Formosa probe results revealed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has reported the results of an investigation into Taiwan-invested Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company’s efforts to tackle the environmental incident it caused in four central provinces.

Government to pay for Formosa-polluted frozen fish

Government to pay for Formosa-polluted frozen fish

The Government is preparing a financial support plan for traders and fishermen who could not sell frozen fish due to the toxic spill from the Formosa steel plant off the coast of four Central provinces.

Ha Tinh starts getting Formosa compensation

Ha Tinh starts getting Formosa compensation

People from Ha Tinh province’s Loc Ha district, one of the worst affected by the marine environment disaster earlier this year, started getting compensation.

Thua Thien-Hue: over US$6.6 mln of Formosa compensation paid to local

Thua Thien-Hue: over US$6.6 mln of Formosa compensation paid to local

About VND147 billion (over US$6.6 million) of compensation from Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation was distributed to people affected by the marine environment incident in 20 out of 29 coastal communes in Thua Thien Hue Province in the first phase as of October 31.

Thua Thien-Hue: Formosa compensation paid to fishermen

Thua Thien-Hue: Formosa compensation paid to fishermen

As of October 27, VND40 billion (US$1.79 million) compensated by Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation was distributed to fishermen in Phu Loc, Phu Vang and Quang Dien districts, central Thua Thien-Hue province in the first phase.

PM allows Formosa to import own coal

PM allows Formosa to import own coal

The Prime Minister (PM) has allowed Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Co., Ltd. (Fomosa), to import own coal for electricity production at its coal-fired thermal power plant located in the southern province of Dong Nai’s Nhon Trach 3 industrial park, according to newswire Vneconomy.

Hanoi voters raise opinions on various issues

Hanoi voters raise opinions on various issues

Voters in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem and Ba Dinh districts contributed their opinions on a range of issues like rural construction, environmental protection and Party building during their meeting with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on October 17.

Steel still a hard sell for investors

Steel still a hard sell for investors

Two local steel giants are in a race to build steel complex projects, while foreign investors have stayed away due to surplus steel in the market and capital concerns.

Central localities work on Formosa’s fish death compensation

Central localities work on Formosa’s fish death compensation

The central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri are working to ensure the progress of paying compensation covered by Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation, which was behind maritime environmental pollution in the four central coastal localities.

After Formosa disaster, steel gets reconsidered

After Formosa disaster, steel gets reconsidered

Steel production expansion in Vietnam has faced a growing tide of criticism amid environmental concerns following the recent toxic spill disaster caused by Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation in central Vietnam, and the oversupply of steel in the domestic market.