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Fears rise for 150 missing in Brazil dam disaster, 7 bodies recovered

Rescuers worked overnight into Saturday to locate around 150 people missing after a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil.

Land erosion a man made disaster in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

While several factors are responsible, rampant sand mining, overexploitation of groundwater and upstream dams are compounding the problem.

Vietnam rebukes senior officials over Formosa environmental disaster

Their irresponsible leadership and lax management led to serious environmental damage.
April 21, 2017 | 08:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam punishes four officials over Formosa environmental disaster

None of the four was named; but they are to be transferred, face administrative action, warnings or rebukes.
January 26, 2017 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

Fish death disaster will hurt Vietnam’s economy for years to come: official

The toxic spill from a Taiwanese steel plant has taken its toll on growth.
September 30, 2016 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam's steel industry makes a case for more production amid distrust

Producers insist that the economy needs more steel in the wake of the Formosa scandal.
September 22, 2016 | 06:41 am GMT+7

Health warning for fish from central Vietnam adds to uncertainty after toxic spill

Officials continue to ask consumers to avoid certain seafood products. 
September 20, 2016 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Authorities cover school fees after central Vietnam's fish death disaster

Around 1,000 students are exempt from all tuition fees
September 07, 2016 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

Don't eat fish caught off Vietnam's central coast: health authorities

Catches may still contain poisonous chemicals.
August 28, 2016 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s seafood industry feels the pinch after mass fish deaths

Taiwanese fish killer Formosa urged to bear financial responsibility for Vietnamese seafood producers.
August 26, 2016 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Formosa's toxic disaster: are fish safe to eat now in central Vietnam?

A long-awaited government report fails to answer the most important question.
August 22, 2016 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Industrial waste from Formosa steel plant found buried in public park

It was mixed with soil to grow trees at a park in Ha Tinh.
July 18, 2016 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Fishermen demand compensation, medicals after mass fish deaths

The victims of one of Vietnam's worst environmental disasters are praying that life will return to normal.
July 08, 2016 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam threatens to shut down Formosa

The Vietnamese government has warned Taiwanese steel maker Formosa not to ever again leak toxic waste into the sea, otherwise, the plant shutdown would be inevitable, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a government cabinet meeting yesterday.
July 02, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam environment ministry says not to hide information about mass fish deaths

Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said Wednesday the ministry does not cover the truth about the mysterious mass fish deaths in the central region.
May 26, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7
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