Implementing the Government’s instruction, the central province of Quang Binh had destroyed 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish which businesses bought from fishermen from April to August 30, director of the provincial Department of Health Nguyen Duc Cuong has said.
Owners of fishing vessels with engine capacity above 800 CV that are unable to go fishing offshore after environmental damage caused by Taiwanese Formosa Ha Tinh Steel (Formosa) will receive compensation over 37 million/month and fisherman can receive nearly 9 million/ month.
Fishermen in the central coastal province of Phu Yen has been encouraged to maintain fishing activities in Vietnam’s territorial waters after China promulgated a temporary ban on fishing activities in the East Sea.
PSNews-On May 30, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a meeting at the Government Headquarters to review the implementation of the Prime Minister's Directive on prevention, mitigation and halt of Vietnamese fishermen exploiting maritime resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of other nations.
The People’s Committee of central Thua Thien – Hue province will distribute 200 billion VND (8.8 million USD) in second advanced compensation to households affected by the Formosa marine environmental incident.