Slovak govt approves land expropriation for Kia


BRATISLAVA, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Slovakia's government has approved a plan to expropriate land needed to build a 1 billion euro ($1.2 billion) Kia Motors car plant and to safeguard the investment, a minister said on Wednesday. The government of the new EU member state will miss the end-August deadline for preparing the site for its largest greenfield investment because some landowners had refused to sell their land at prices offered by the state. The land dispute has been dragging on since ...

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