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  1. Vietnam Addresses Water Security in Context of Climate Change

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam has announced moves to ensure water resource security amid climate change. The country’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has “promulgated an action ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  2. Fines for Deadly Vietnam Dam Discharge

    21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by Local Press Report HA TINH VNExpress International A hydropower dam which discharged a large amount of water without any advance notice and caused flooding in the central province of Ha Tinh last month has been fined VND115.5 million ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:12

  3. New Pollution Alarm in Mekong Delta

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by Local Press Report MY THO Tuoi Tre News An environmental expert has called on the Tien Giang administration to pull the plug on a Taiwan-invested paper project he says may pollute one of the most important waterways in the province ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

  4. Broken Rules at Formosa Mill in Vietnam

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report HA NOI Reuters More than 50 violations at a steel mill run by Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group, including the unauthorized use of a dirtier production process, led to Vietnam's worst environmental disaster ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  5. Vietnamese Steel Mill’s Wastewater Discharges Now Meet Standards: Environment Ministry

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Wastewater discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company now meet environmental standards, the Vietnamese environment ministry said last week. The ministry built two automatic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  6. Laos Seeks Permission to Build Another Hydropower Dam on the Mekong

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Laos has submitted a new request to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) secretariat to construct a dam on the Mekong, the MRC said in a statement this week. The Pak Beng ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  7. Vietnam Government Distributes Compensation to Fishermen Affected by Steel Pollution Discharges

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnamese authorities have distributed compensation to fishermen in the country’s Thua Thien-Hue and Ha Tinh provinces who were affected by last April’s fish death incident. The massive fish ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  8. Vietnamese, French Localities Boost Cooperation

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by Local Press Report YEN BAI Vietnam Net Bridge A cooperation scheme was signed between the northern province of Yen Bai and the French department of Val de Marne during a celebration of the 20th founding anniversary of their ties on ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  9. Formosa Steel Plant Fixes Most Problems; Concerns About Wastewater Discharges Remain

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company has fixed 45 of the 53 problems at its facility in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, but concerns remain about its coke-quenching technology and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  10. Vietnam Locals Catch Big Fish After Hydrodam Release

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report BIEN HOA Tuoi Tre News Residents in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai have been reeling in bigger and better fish since a local hydroelectric dam ceased releasing water. Access Energy Security Social ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  11. Ho Chi Minh City, Netherlands Boost Cooperation

    25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY Talk Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City welcomes Dutch investors in food processing, waste treatment and the building of smart city, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong. ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2016 - 12:29

  12. Scientists Warn Vietnam Inshore Water Quality is Deteriorating

    25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Net As a result of waste from business activities in coastal areas, some waters have been found having high total suspended solids. Corporate Risk Ecosystems Environment Pollution Reputational Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2016 - 12:29

  13. Vietnam Urged to Work with Cambodia on Water Resource Solutions

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Net Bridge A report of scientists from the London-based School of Oriental- African Studies on the Kamchay hydropower dam in Kampot province of Cambodia cites the damages to be caused by the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  14. Vietnam Inspects on Polluting Cement Factories and Thermal Power Plants

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by Local Press Report HANOI Viet Nam News The Ministries of Industry and Trade and Natural Resources and Environment will inspect cement manufacturing factories and thermal-power plants that pose a high risk of contamination and will ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  15. Latest Vietnam Fish Deaths “Unprecedented,” Says Minister

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnam’s Government Office Chairman Mai Tien Dung spoke at a press conference in Hanoi this week about the latest wave of fish deaths to hit the country. Dung described the latest incident at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

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