Formosa apologises for fish death statement Society

Formosa apologises for fish death statement

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.
Business

Hanoi spend 952,000 USD a year on aquaculture

Hanoi has spent up to 20 billion VND (952,000 USD) a year on developing centralized aquaculture breeding areas in a bid to protect the environment, prevent epidemic diseases and protect food safety.
Environment

How tropical Vietnam protects the ozone layer

Since participating in the Montreal Protocol, Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in gradually limiting the use of substances that deplete the ozone layer. Reports by the Vietnam Economic News.
Health

Ministry warns of widespread food safety violations

Violations in food safety procedures relating to the use of toxic substances in cattle and poultry farming and production are widespread, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development warned at a meeting on September 6.
Vietnam tightens medical waste management Environment

Vietnam tightens medical waste management

A project worth around 8 million USD will help better the management of medical waste in Vietnam towards reducing emissions of organic compounds and mercury that are resistant to environmental degradation.
Advanced technology to defeat Agent Orange Environment

Advanced technology to defeat Agent Orange

A seminar on use of In-Pile Thermal Desorption (IPTD) technology to clean up dioxin contamination at Da Nang Airport was held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), in Hanoi on July 31.
Health

HCM City leads way in domestic water recycling

Water recycling was being considered more seriously by experts and enterprises as a solution for natural resources management, said Dr Nguyen Phuoc Dan, head of Environment Department at the HCM City University of Technology.
Dow Chemical brought to task for AO negligence Society

Dow Chemical brought to task for AO negligence

A large number of social activists and US war veterans joined others in an April 18 demonstration demanding the Dow Chemical Co to take responsibility for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims in Vietnam.