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Policy makers call for recognition of inherited lands

Vientiane Times, August 25, 2016
http://www.vientianetimes.org.la/FreeContent/FreeConten_Policy.htm

Laos Plans to Allow Foreigners to Purchase Land in Controversial Move

RFA, 30 Oct 2014

Laos is to allow foreign investors to purchase land under a proposed law which some groups say would discriminate against locals and threaten national sovereignty. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is drafting an amendment to a land law allowing foreigners to purchase land for investments of at least U.S. $500,000 in the country, a high-ranking ministry official told RFA’s Lao Service.

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