The muddy waste dug up from a farm in Ha Tinh Province is being tested
Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. leaders express apologies to the Vietnamese people and government.
Will also say why it has taken two months for announcement
The company is reportedly facing tax issues
The discovery of phenol adds another blow to the region's fishing industry, already hit by a fish kill disaster
It was unclear how the scads, often caught around 15 kilometers offshore at 30 meters deep, were contaminated with phenol.
'The fish kill scandal does not affect the supply and safety of Vietnamese seafood products for export'
The cause of the deaths will be revealed later this month
Farmers in Thanh Hoa Province were forced to destroy tons of fish apparently killed by untreated wastewater
Agriculture ministry says it will 'take time' to confirm and release test results
Officials have promised that findings from an inspection at a Taiwanese steel firm will be soon made public
The government has ordered Ha Tinh Province to tighten control over waste discharge by Formosa's steel plant
Vietnam is willing to let the scientists review the activities of suspected factories in the central region
Orders central, local agencies to coordinate with foreign scientists to get to the bottom of marine disaster
There is widespread concern among the public as the cause of the fish deaths in nearby provinces remains unknown