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Formosa tries to justify mass fish deaths in central Vietnam

Thousands of dead fish have been washing up on Vietnam's central over the last two weeks. The finger of blame is being pointed at industrial wastewater discharged from Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Taiwan's Formosa, in the north-central province of Ha Tinh. A VTC14 reporter had a quick interview with Formosa's PR Director Hung Nghiep to ask his opinion on the environmental impact the plant is having on the surrounding sea.

Taiwanese steel firm to sack executive over remarks on Vietnam's mass fish deaths

Disgraced Formosa executive Chou Chun Fan has told VnExpress that the Taiwanese steel corporation plans to fire him over remarks he made regarding the recent mass fish deaths along the coastal provinces of Vietnam.

"Red tide" not to blame for mass fish death: Vinafis

A "red tide" is not to blame for the colossal number of dead fish that have washed up along Vietnam’s central coast, said the Vietnamese Fisheries Society (Vinafis) on Thursday.
April 29, 2016 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Planning Ministry: no environment trade-off for industrial projects

The story about tons of dead fish washing up the beaches along the central provinces of Vietnam has caught people’s attention again during a press conference following the Prime Minister's meeting with the business community on April 29.
April 30, 2016 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam too slow to act on mass fish deaths: Government office

Government office chief Mai Tien Dung has said that Vietnam has been too slow to respond to the unprecedented mass fish deaths that have plagued central coastal regions in recent weeks due to a lack of experience.
May 06, 2016 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

Inspection results pending from Formosa steel plant

Vietnamese authorities have wrapped up a four-day inspection of the Taiwanese-invested Formosa steel complex in the central province of Ha Tinh on Saturday, following mass fish deaths along the central coast.
May 08, 2016 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Monitoring center set up to keep tabs on suspect Formosa wastewater

A new monitoring station in Ha Tinh Province has officially entered service today to check on waste being discharged by Taiwanese steel company Formosa – one of the prime suspects for the recent mass fish deaths in central Vietnam.
May 18, 2016 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Long road to uncovering Vietnam's mass fish killer

Over the last two months, over 30 government offices and experts have got involved in solving the puzzle of the cause of dead fish across Vietnam's central coast.
June 03, 2016 | 07:54 pm GMT+7

Formosa steel firm puts off operation in Vietnam amid mass fish deaths

The Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), one of Taiwan's leading conglomerates, confirmed Wednesday that a scheduled operating date for its steel mill in Vietnam has been postponed and said that no new schedule has been set.
June 16, 2016 | 10:36 am GMT+7

Taiwan urges to investigate Formosa over Vietnam fish deaths

Taiwanese lawmakers urged the government Thursday to investigate local conglomerate Formosa's possible role in mass fish deaths in Vietnam, as activists said industrial pollution from its multi-billion dollar steel plant could have caused the environmental disaster.
June 17, 2016 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam to announce cause of mass fish deaths today

Vietnamese government is expected to announce the cause of the mass fish deaths that have plagued the central coast since April at a press conference today in Hanoi.
June 30, 2016 | 12:01 am GMT+7

Formosa responsible for mass fish deaths: Vietnamese government

Vietnamese government on Thursday announced that Taiwanese Formosa Steel Plant is responsible for polluting the sea in central Vietnam which has killed tons of fish in April.
June 30, 2016 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

[Infographics] Formosa behind mass fish deaths in central coast of Vietnam

Taiwanese Formosa has admitted to be the main cause of mass fish deaths along four central coast provinces of Vietnam. President of Formosa has officially apologized to the Vietnamese people today.
June 30, 2016 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Formosa in Vietnam: From billion-dollar steel factory to mass fish killer

After two months of an investigation into mass fish deaths along a 200-kilometer stretch of the country's coast, the Vietnamese government has concluded that a Taiwanese steel plant in the central province of Ha Tinh is the culprit behind the disaster.
June 30, 2016 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

Formosa apologizes for mass fish deaths, pledges compensation and changes

Taiwanese steel firm Formosa has issued an apology over the mass fish deaths that have plagued the central coast since April, according to the Vietnamese government.
June 30, 2016 | 06:10 pm GMT+7
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