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Lines in the sand

In the first of a two-part series, contributing reporter Sam Sky Wild investigates the controversy surrounding construction of the Miramar Resort Village in Shanyuan Bay, Taitung County

By Sam Sky Wild  /  Contributing reporter

However, Chiu, who was intimately involved in assessing the environmental impact of many projects in Taitung throughout a decades-long career, says the future will be different for developers seeking to build in Taitung. “New projects could be assessed by the central government in the future and this would challenge the closeness of the relationship between the local government and developers — it won’t be so easy”, he added.

The second part of this feature will appear in tomorrow’s edition

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