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 VietNamNet Bridge – High tides and waves have caused serious disruption to dozens of households in the south-central province of Phu Yen over the last few days.

Tourism threatens Ly Son geo-park hopes

 VietNamNet Bridge – A giant, outdoor, natural museum. That’s what experts believe 2,000sq.km of land in Quang Ngai Province could soon become.

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

 Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content.

Broken dyke threatens central area

VietNamNet Bridge – Gradual landslides along the coast in central Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces have hastened the collapse of the local sea dyke and threatened thousands of residents living nearby.

Landslide threatens Dak Nong Province

Some 15ha of agriculture land and farm produce of 50 households in Nam N’Dir Commune, Krong No District, Dak Nong Province, was lost in a landslide in Krong No River.

U.S. plans threaten to undermine global bank reforms

 U.S. plans to delay globally-agreed reforms to make banks safer after the financial crisis will throw a system of international regulatory cooperation into confusion,

Online hate speeches threaten Vietnamese Internet users

Up to 78 per cent of Vietnamese people in a survey from Viet Nam Programme for Internet and Society (VPIS) said that they had been victims of or knew of cases of hate speech on social networks.

Stricter environment rules and fiercer competition threaten small paper firms

VietNamNet Bridge – Small paper producers with an annual capacity of 10,000-20,000 tons will face more difficulties in 2018 due to stricter regulations on wastewater treatment and harsher competition from big companies.

Rampant dredging threatens Dong Nai River

Multiple issues are plaguing dredging projects on the Dong Nai River. Slack licensing, negligent supervision, lack of co-ordination among exploiters and sand mining pirates freely roaming without much hinder were leading to environmental damage

Occupational diseases threaten VN workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Duc Kham, 43, was just coming out of anaesthesia after seven hours of having his lungs washed at the Coal and Mineral Hospital in Ha Noi.

Crippled State-owned enterprises threaten economic restructuring: NA

 VietNamNet Bridge – State-owned enterprises’ (SOEs) tremendous loses have been causing the National Assembly (NA) to grow restless about risks to the Government’s ambitious plan to restructure the economy.

Dyke breaks threaten thousand lives in Quang Tri

 VietNamNet Bridge – Significant parts of a dyke system in central Quang Tri Province was eroded by flooding early this month, threating the lives and crop of residents.

Irrigation in Mekong basin threatens VN’s delta

The south of Viet Nam is highly vulnerable to more drought and salinisation in the future when its fellow countries in the lower Mekong river basin are in the process of diverting the river water to serve their expanding farm land,

Landslides and erosion threaten people in mountainous areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – Almost 1,100 households in the northwestern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Son La and Lai Chau are in areas with a high risk of landslides, erosion and flash floods.

Raging fire threatens to reduce Canadian city to ashes, engulf airport

 A massive wildfire that has forced all 88,000 people to flee the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1,600 structures is now threatening its airport and communities well south of the town,

River salinity threatens water supply

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City residents could face a water shortage this year as El Nino and climate change caused an unexpected increase in the salinity of the Sai Gon and Dong Nai rivers, which provide most of the city's water.

Hotel surplus threatens Da Nang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Da Nang City authorities warn of a hotel construction boom that could lead to a glut in rooms, saying the rapid development of many small hotels could affect the tourism industry and cause an infrastructure overload

TPP threatens low-cost medicine

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Trans-Pacific Partnership membership is expected to make medicine more expensive in Vietnam.

Beetle swarms threatening the lives of Binh Phuoc people

 VietNamNet Bridge – Swarms of black-bean beetle insects that swoop down on houses of people in Minh Long Village in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have made life very uncomfortable, often forcing them to seek shelter elsewhere.

Low water levels threaten Hau Giang’s aquatic sector

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang is facing extremely low water levels in local rivers, canals and fields, affecting the locality’s aquatic productivity.