In mid-May 2021, Người Đô Thị (Urban People) published the article "Dak Doa Golf Course Project: Fluttering Worries!" Shortly after, the golf course project was approved and received special attention from the public.
The article made recommendations and warnings about the consequences of environmental problems caused by the golf course project. It claimed that the project "needs to be reconsidered to evaluate the impact from the golf course project; it needs to be investigated and surveyed specifically and must be placed in the context of accompanying real estate projects to make appropriate policy adjustments" and "a long time ago, there was no natural forest here.
Restoring forests in an area where there is no continuous natural forest is very difficult. For nearly half a century, the Glar people have planted a luxuriant pine forest and a beautiful pink grass hill, creating a source of fresh and abundant water. Should a forest be exchanged for a luxury golf course?"…
Sadly, upon returning to Dak Doa golf course just over a year later, those warnings are gradually becoming a reality.
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