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  1. News - Asia - SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Vietnamese firms 'carrying out land grabs in Cambodia and Laos'

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the World Bank's private lending arm- are leading a wave of land grabs in Cambodia and Laos, causing widespread evictions, illegal logging and food insecurity, claims a report. The study, ... in Laos and Cambodia have told of threats. "They invaded our rice fields," said one villager in Laos who lost her land to a HAGL concession. "I went to stop them and told them: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1237031/vietnamese-firms-carrying-out-land-grabs-cambodia-and-laos
  2. Lifestyle - Books - SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Book review: Eternal Harvest, by Karen Coates and Jerry Redfern

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 04:51pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos by Karen Coates and Jerry Redfern Things Asian Press/Global Directions 4 stars David Wilson "Laos is a land steeped ... smile with ease," journalist Karen Coates writes in her guide to the real Laos, grounded in a seven-year-plus investigation. With her photographer husband, Jerry Redfern, Coates digs under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1368642/book-review-eternal-harvest-karen-coates-and-jerry-redfern
  3. News - Asia - SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Rubber boom fuels land grabs in Southeast Asia

    Posted May 13th 2013, 09:01pm by AFP

    ... linked to government cronies in impoverished – and notoriously corrupt – Cambodia and Laos. According to the report, Deutsche Bank has multi-million dollar holdings in both companies, while ... leased for rubber plantations, Global Witness said, with some 400,000 people affected by land grabs for rubber and other uses since 2003. “The governments in Cambodia and Laos are allocating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1236969/rubber-boom-fuels-land-grabs-southeast-asia

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