According to villagers in the area, some people had been living there for many years, with some spending $4-$5,000 for their plots.
“If they have the land title, they should meet the people to solve the problem but the police came in force with machines to measure the land and fired on people instead.”
There are sounds of guns being fired, as the videographer runs across what appears to be freshly graded land forming part of a new real estate development. In the distance people can be seen running.
The projects are the construction of dams at Khlong Sang and Wang Heeb, a water diversion canal at Muang Nakhon, and a water gate at Pak Pra.
s much as 400,000 rai will be designated for industrial areas within the government’s flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
Forestry experts are optimistic about the future in Vietnam, largely thanks to community-based forest management.
llegal logging often occurs in the area although the authorities have outlawed all logging operation in Bago Yoma mountain range for a 10-year period starting from 2016.
Vietnam ranks as the fifth largest exporter of apparel goods in the world but our industry is more famous for low-cost production with limited environmental standards. If it does not change its practice now.
Agruing that the BRI should not be viewed as a threat or a form of predatory economics by which the Chinese can export their infrastructure construction model, which heavily relies on state-owned enterprises.
Fears linger for livelihoods as new villages being built for Lao victims may not be suitable for agriculture