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Attapeu Villagers to be Compensated For Losing Land to Dam Construction

The villagers will receive at least LAK 3.8 billion, according to a report stated by the Deputy Governor of Attapeu province, Thanouxay Bansalith during a visit to the under-construction dam. It is estimated that during the first phase of construction, 22 households will lose 14 hectares ...

Phontham Visapra

Villagers in Laos Refuse Dam Developer’s Compensation Offer for Relocation

An estimated 125 families from seven villages in Vienthong district of central Laos’ Bolikhamxay province, who would be displaced after construction of a new dam are refusing to accept compensation from the developer, saying what they have been offered is not enough.Construction on the Nam ...

RFA’s Lao Service

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