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Monsanto ordered to pay $2 bn in new Roundup trial

A jury in California on Monday ordered Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than $2 billion damages to a couple that sued on grounds the weed killer Roundup caused their cancer, lawyers said.

F1 boss promises 'exciting' Hanoi street race in 2020

Formula One boss Chase Carey said next year's inaugural race in Hanoi will be "uniquely exciting" thanks to a street track he hopes will help make the event a global spectacle.

Vietnam bans cancer-causing herbicides following Roundup verdict

The Plant Protection Department has announced that based on findings the substance causes cancer, herbicides containing glyphosate are banned.
April 11, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam points to US court verdict, demands Agent Orange compensation from Monsanto

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry has called attention to the link between a recent U.S. judicial verdict against Monsanto and dioxin victims in Vietnam.
March 29, 2019 | 07:35 am GMT+7

Monsanto ordered to pay $81 mln in Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto was ordered on Wednesday to pay some $81 million to an American retiree who blames his cancer on the agribusiness giant's weedkiller Roundup.
March 28, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Vietnam acts to ban cancer causing herbicides

Vietnam has issued a ban on fresh imports of glyphosate-containing herbicides after a U.S. court ruled they are carcinogenic.
March 26, 2019 | 06:02 pm GMT+7

Monsanto appeals damning Roundup cancer verdict

Monsanto on Tuesday said it is asking an appeals court to toss out a damning verdict in a landmark Roundup weed-killer cancer trial and grant it another try.
November 21, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Dear Monsanto. It's never been about the money.

An open letter to Monsanto makes an impassioned plea for justice. Deny Agent Orange victims, and humanity is denied.
September 17, 2018 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to try safer way to clean up Agent Orange hotspots

A new method will filter, wash and rinse contaminated soil at the Bien Hoa Airport to sponge dioxin out.
September 05, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Weekly roundup: Football fever, review of Monsanto's guilt, long weekend plan and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
September 01, 2018 | 06:55 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, Monsanto is guilty until proven innocent

Monsanto can’t be given a license to make a killing in the same country where Agent Orange suffering continues.
August 28, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Monsanto liable for Agent Orange damage, Vietnam reiterates

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry has reiterated its demand that Monsanto and other U.S. firms compensate Vietnamese Agent Orange victims.
August 23, 2018 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer

A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million Friday for failing to warn that its weed killer causes cancer.
August 11, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Battle of the beans: Monsanto faces a fight for soy market

The firm faces multiple lawsuits because dicamba has drifted onto neighboring farms and fields and damaged crops not genetically modified to resist it.
January 24, 2018 | 02:42 pm GMT+7

Monsanto, the not so quiet American in Vietnam

The chemical giant is entangled in​ war tragedies and an uncertain future for GMOs.
May 08, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7
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