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  1. Environmental disaster in VietnamRead the original story

    Friday Sep 16 | World News Report

    HO CHI MINH CITY, HO CHI MINH, VIETNAM, September 10, 2016 / EINPresswire.com / -- In Vietnam occurred the biggest environmental disaster since the deployment of Agent Orange by the Americans during the Vietnam War. It happened almost unnoticed by the world while Europe was busy with the refugee crisis and America with the forthcoming presidential elections of the USA.

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  2. A sewage pipeline that runs from Formosa's steel plant into the sea in Ha Tinh. Photo: Nguyen DungRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Thanh Nein News

    Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics, which caused deadly marine pollution in the central region by discharging untreated effluents, has paid up the US$500 million compensation it promised to, officials said. The environment ministry said Tuesday Formosa had transferred the second half of the promised amount a month after paying the first.

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  3. 4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain joblessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Thanh Nein News

    Hundreds of fishing boats have stayed ashore at a fishing village in Ha Tinh Province since April when tons of dead fish washed ashore local coast and created a seafood scare across the country. The steel plant of Taiwan's Formosa around two kilometers away, which is held responsible for the disaster, has yet maintained its daily operation, with the red and white chimney pictured.

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  4. City park renamed for Vietnam War heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Stars and Stripes

    A gathering of people that included family, long-time friends and veterans celebrated the renaming of South Broadway Park to William Castillo Park on Saturday afternoon. Marine Lance Cpl.

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  5. Vietnamese beaches cleared of pollution, now safe for swimmingRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Asian Correspondent

    MOST beaches in four of Vietnam's central provinces have now been declared safe for swimming, some four months after the dumping of toxic chemicals by a Taiwanese steel company caused mass fish deaths. However, online newspaper VnExpress quoted Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha as saying it remains unclear whether it's safe to eat fish caught within 20 nautical miles off the coast of the four affected provinces.

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  6. Vietnam central coast safe for swimming, aquaculture after disaster: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    The results of a study released Monday show that Vietnam's central coast is again safe for swimming and aquaculture, four months after toxic effluents discharged by Taiwan-owned Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp caused mass fish deaths. Prof Mai Trong Nhuan of the Hanoi National University, who headed the study commissioned by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, said that coastal areas in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces have been recovering gradually.

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  7. Mediocre governance performance highlights need for change in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Ho Ky Minh, vice chairman of Da Nang, speaks at a conference in Hanoi on April 12, 2016. The city is one of the top PAPI performers.

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  8. Formosa pays first $250 mln as compensation for fish kill disaster in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Tran Hong Ha, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, addresses a parliamentary session in Hanoi on July 29, 2016. Photo credit: Dau Tu newspaper Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. has transferred US$250 million, half of the compensation package committed for a toxic spill disaster in central Vietnam, to the Vietnamese government, environment minister said Friday.

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  9. Formosa pays first $250 mln as compensation for fish kill disater in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Tran Hong Ha, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, addresses a parliamentary session in Hanoi on July 29, 2016. Photo credit: Dau Tu newspaper Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. has transferred US$250 million, half of the compensation package committed for a toxic spill disaster in central Vietnam, to the Vietnamese government, environment minister said Friday.

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  10. Vietnam: More than 200,000 people affected by Taiwanese steel plant pollution, govt saysRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Asian Correspondent

    THE livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen, have been severely affected by the toxic pollution caused by a Taiwanese-owned steel complex, said the Vietnamese government. The pollution from a unit of Formosa Plastics Group also decimated tourism in central provinces, the Thanh Nien newspaper on Friday quoted the government saying in a report to the National Assembly.

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  11. Vietnam to check factories' wastewater treatment plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    A team of the environment ministry inspects the wastewater treatment facility of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. on April 28, 2016. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre Amid rising concern over industrial water pollution, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has said it will begin a nationwide check of factories' wastewater treatment systems in August.

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  12. 7 Vietnamese caught with 3 large Vietnam War bombsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    A Vietnam War bomb found in the central province of Quang Tri is moved to a safe disposal site July 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of RENEW Seven men in central Vietnam are being probed after they were caught transporting three bombs from the Vietnam War era.

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  13. Preacher reflects on Vietnam War, his difficult transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | SFGate

    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016 - In this recent photo, Lorenzo Everett, a Vietnam Veteran, poses in Martinsburg, W.Va. Whether he's preaching at Destiny Baptist Church on a Sunday morning, or serving breakfast to children at Burke Street Elementary School, Everett does whatever he can to make a positive impact on his community.

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  14. Collected Department Releases: U.S.-Norwegian Demining InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | State Department

    Distinguished Guests, Foreign Minister Brende, Ambassador Aas, Deputy National Security Advisor Haines, I am delighted to be here today to talk about an issue high on the U.S. Government's agenda - demining. Foreign Minister Brende, when you and Secretary Kerry announced the U.S.-Norwegian Demining Initiative last month, I was thrilled.

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  15. Vietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment. An estimated 70 tons of dead fish washed ashore along more than 125 miles of Vietnam's central coastline in early April, sparking rare protests across the country after the Taiwan company denied any wrongdoing.

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  16. Two-time Vietnam vet had difficult transition back to normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Whether he's preaching at Destiny Baptist Church on a Sunday morning, or serving breakfast to children at Burke Street Elementary School, Lorenzo Everett does whatever he can to make a positive impact on his community. However, Everett, a Vietnam veteran deployed on two tours of duty, said his life hasn't always been that way, especially since he had a difficult time transitioning to civilian life after his military experience.

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  17. Vietnam province authorities want to shoot feral buffaloes that attack peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Phan Doanh, a worker of a forestry company in Quang Tri, shows scars from injuries caused by the buffalos. Photo credit: Dan Tri Quang Tri Province authorities are considering putting down a herd of feral buffaloes that have attacked and injured several people in the forest recently.

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  18. Formosa unit suspected of burying untreated waste in central VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Around 100 tons of muddy waste discharged by Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. were unearthed from the farm owned by Le Quang Hoa, director of Urban Environment Company in Ky Anh Town, Ha Tinh Province. Photo: Sinh Dung Authorities in the central province of Ha Tinh said they are looking into allegations that a unit of Taiwanese firm Formosa buried industrial waste in a private farm with the help of the property's owner.

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  19. Chinese fishing boat asked to leave Vietnamese watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Vietnamese border guard officers check the Chinese boat with five crew members that illegally fished near Con Co Island in Quang Tri Province on July 11, 2016. Photo: Phuoc Trung Border guards in the central province of Quang Tri said they turned away a Chinese fishing boat that was caught in Vietnamese waters on Monday.

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  20. Wellmann award lives on through WyczawskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Journal

    When Cooper Forbrook won the Dennis Wellmann award this year, he joined his brother Connor Forbrook as a winner of the Wellmann Award sponsored each year by Carl "Red" Wyczawski in memory of Dennis Wellmann who pitched for New Ulm High School in 1963 and was killed in Quang Tri, Vietnam in 1966. Forbrook joins brother tandems who have won the award in Kevin Wilner and Eric Wilner , Kyle E. Fischer and Garrett Fischer and now the Forbrook brothers.

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