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Dong Nai pays over US$ 15 mln for relocation compensation of Long Thanh airport

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The People's Committee of Long Thanh District in Dong Nai Province yesterday continued to settle down cash with a total amount of more than VND351 billion (US$15 million) for the sixth stage of land clearance compensation and resettlement assistance for 112 households involved in construction of the Long Thanh International Airport Project.

Dong Nai pays over US$ 15 mln for relocation compensation of Long Thanh airport

The highest compensation cash was VND10 billion (US$432,743) and the lowest compensation was VND28.8 million (US$1.2 million).

Up to now, the province has paid a total of more than VND1,251 billion (US$54 million) to 568 households whose lands were recovered for the Long Thanh International Airport Project.

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In October, the People's Committee of Long Thanh District will continue the relocation compensations as well as speed up construction progress of Loc An- Binh Son Resettlement Area. 

In order to build the international airport, Dong Nai Province has to acquire more than 5,000 hectares of land of 18 organizations and nearly 5,300 families; has to pay nearly VND23,000 billion (US$995 million) for relocation compensation.

It is expected that Dong Nai Province would hand over the entire area in 2021. 

By Hoang Bac- Translated by Huyen Huong

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