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 VietNamNet Bridge – At least 10 foreign investors have rented over
82ha of land illegally in the Mekong province of Ben Tre, the provincial
authority of Ben Tre has said.

Eight of them are Chinese-invested enterprises, and the other two have Russian and Indonesian investors.

All of them signed land lease contracts with local residents illegally, the report said.

The largest area of land was leased by the Taiwanese-invested aquaculture Simmy Ltd and the Russian-invested Viet Nam Co. They signed agreements with families in Binh Dai District's Dai Hoa Loc and Thanh Phuoc communes.

Simmy was using 64.5ha for a project in milkfish breeding, while Viet Nga Co was using 12ha for aquaculture


Via Global Aqua Link