Boten Golden City / Laos

The case of ‘Golden Boten City Ltd.’ is exemplarily for land grabbing practices of big foreign investors, for the passion for gambling and, last but not least, for the bancrupcy of a multi million dollar project. Chinese companies lease a part of Laos and built a whole new casino city in the rainforest, which, after violent trouble appeared too apparently, was shut down due to pressure from the Chinese authorities. Now the brandnew ruins are forsaken and awaiting either a new investment or the comeback of the jungle.

Pay a visit to the article on ‘Boten‘…


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