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Vietnamese Facebooker sentenced to 14 years behind bars for igniting protest

He spent years campaigning against the government and made use of an environmental disaster to spark unrest, the court said.

Vietnam fines Formosa for messing up waste burial

The Taiwanese steel plant was found responsible for the burial of 100 tons of waste which contained high levels of cyanide.

Vietnam puts high-risk projects on pollution surveillance list, including Formosa

The environment ministry is trying to prevent disasters like the toxic spill that ravaged the central coast last year.
November 27, 2017 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demotes top pollution inspector for Formosa toxic spill

The Taiwanese steel plant has restarted operation a year after the disaster as officials said it has met environment requirements.
June 21, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Lime kiln explodes at Taiwan’s notorious steel plant in Vietnam

Operations at the Formosa plant resumed this week after being halted for a year due to a toxic spill disaster.
May 31, 2017 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Formosa steel plant in Vietnam restarts one year after toxic spill

Taiwanese-owned Formosa paid $500 million for the pollution that devastated sea life and coastal economies.
May 30, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Fishing ban remains a year on after Formosa toxic spill along Vietnam's central coast

Over 200km of coastline is still recovering from the devastation caused by the country's worst environmental disaster.
May 18, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Polluting Formosa steel plant gets greenlight in Vietnam to fire up new furnace

The decision coincides with Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group's pledge to pour another $1 billion into the plant.
May 11, 2017 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Taiwan’s Formosa to pump $1 bln in notorious steel plant in Vietnam - report

The fresh funds would be used to expand production capacity and environment protection, following a toxic spill a year ago.
May 06, 2017 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

Tourism back on track in Vietnam’s pollution-hit provinces

The northern part of the central coast is gradually recovering from the country's worst-ever environmental disaster.
April 28, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

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's Prime Minister halts $10.6 bln steel plant over questions of demand, pollution

Says the project is 'very sensitive' in the wake of Vietnam's worst ever environmental disaster that occured last year.
April 16, 2017 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam probes protest in province hit by Formosa's toxic spill

Many people in Ha Tinh are unhappy with compensation they've received.
April 13, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests man linked to Formosa protest for inciting social unrest

The man has allegedly spread 'false messages' and incited violence.
April 06, 2017 | 10:31 pm GMT+7

Formosa Vietnam steel mill meets conditions for test runs a year after spill

The Taiwanese fish killer will still require approval by Vietnamese government before it can go ahead with tests of its first blast furnace.
April 05, 2017 | 02:37 pm GMT+7
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