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Posts Tagged ‘foreign investors’

Policy makers call for recognition of inherited lands

Vientiane Times, August 25, 2016

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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