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THE NEW YORK TIMES

By MIKE IVESMARCH 31, 2017

AUNG MYIN THA, Myanmar — For six years, Daw Kaw Bu has waited to return to the village she was forced to leave to make way for a dam that has yet to be built.

“I pray to God to let me work on my own land again,” she said on a recent afternoon, sitting outside the wood-shingled home in Aung Myin Tha, where she was resettled in early 2011.

She may get her answer soon, when a government-appointed commission makes a recommendation on the fate of the $3.6 billion, Chinese-financed Myitsone Dam.

Read More at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/31/world/asia/myanmar-china-myitsone-dam-project.html?_r=0

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