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Kanchanaburi faces land rush

Prices soaring as locals fret about speculation

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Land prices in Kanchanaburi province, especially in areas closest to the Dawei special economic zone in Myanmar, have risen 10-fold and will continue to go up. 

Baan Phu Namron near the border has sen the highest rise in land prices over the past year, to six digits per rai now five digits.

Suchin Jienjitlert, assistant managing director of the River Kwai Village Hotel, said some buyers are aiming at land speculation.

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