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Families of dialysis disaster victims clash with hospital over compensation payments

The hospital has offered compensation based on how old the victims were, and demanded funeral bills.

Saigon firm to compensate foreign tourist $1,000 for bloody sidewalk fall

The compensation has no precedent, even though many have tripped over the hooks before.

How much is an Afghan life worth? That depends

'A man in Kandahar may get $4,000 for his damaged car while a woman in Gardez gets $1,000 for her dead child. Civilians deserve better.'
March 20, 2017 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam orders compensation for Formosa toxic spill to be paid by June

The country is still recovering from what is considered one of the worst environmental disasters in its history.
March 16, 2017 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Man hospitalized by guard at Formosa compensation meeting in central Vietnam

A crowd of people gathered outside the commune hall demanding the guard be handed over as tempers ran high.
December 11, 2016 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to dole out compensation to citizens hit by Formosa's toxic spill

People whose livelihoods have been lost due to the disaster will receive a monthly payment soon.
October 02, 2016 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen descend on court to sue Taiwanese fish killer

Hundreds of fishermen demand the Taiwanese firm to cough up for the damage it has caused.
September 27, 2016 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese fish killer to complete $500-mln compensation package this month

Vietnam's government received the first $250 million in July but has yet to distribute the funds. 
August 26, 2016 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

Formosa pays Vietnam first $250 mln fish death compensation

The remaining half of the $500 million compensation pledged by Formosa is expected to be paid next month.
July 30, 2016 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Toxic disaster from Taiwanese company affects 200,000 people: Vietnam gov't

Around 41,000 fishermen to receive compensation in August.
July 29, 2016 | 10:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam slams China for sinking fishing boat, demands compensation

Increased harassment against the fishermen looms large after the Philippines wins the international lawsuit.
July 13, 2016 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Thua Thien-Hue sets up council to evaluate pollution damage from Formosa

Thua Thien-Hue has decided to establish a council to assess the damage caused to the province by Taiwanese steel company Formosa after the firm was officially named the culprit ...
July 03, 2016 | 06:43 pm GMT+7

How Formosa’s $500 mln compensation will be distributed

The Vietnamese government said it will prioritize the $500 million in compensation from Taiwan's Formosa Ha Tinh Steel (FHS) for citizens in central provinces after the company ...
July 01, 2016 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Formosa blames subcontractors for causing mass fish deaths

In a letter sent to staff on Thursday, Chen Yuan Cheng, president of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. blamed subcontractors on the project for causing the mass fish deaths in central ...
June 30, 2016 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Hundreds of fishermen yet to receive compensation after mass fish deaths

Hundreds of fishermen in Loc Vinh commune of central Thua Thien-Hue province have not received the VND5 million compensation promised by the local authority after the mass fish ...
June 08, 2016 | 08:06 am GMT+7