Land compensation issue remains unresolved

Although a verbal promise had been made for compensation to be paid for lands which were seized from a subsidiary of a Chinese firm Wanbao Mining, Myanmar Yang Tse is still operating the Sabetaung and Kyisintaung mines beside Letpadaung.

The lands have been seized twice, between May 1996 and September 1997. According to records the compensation for the seizures were nearly finished, regional MP for Salingyi town Dr Thein Naing told The Myanmar Times.

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