“If construction goes ahead as planned, it will be the largest development in the province and in Laos,” says Champasak Provincial Governor Bounthong Divixay.
Sunny Southeast Asia has double the solar energy potential of Northern Europe, but the market hype is not living up to the reality on the ground.
Laos and Cambodia are often seen as little more than political twins who have chosen to reap economic benefits from China in exchange for their loyalty to the Middle Kingdom.
Think tank TDRI warned the government about providing too many privileges for investors in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development.
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“This policy will be a huge blow for the farmers, especially for rice farmers, because they have already suffered from deficits in selling rice,” leading economist said.
Half of total business and investment necessary preconditions have been lifted under a MOIT decision, praised as a historic move that aims to create favorable conditions for businesses.
The compensation rate is only 6 percent of the market price. This is not business. This is robbery, states the International Federation for Human Rights.