People from Kuwait plan to build four large Arab colonies in the north Bohemian village of Modlany, as the nearby Teplice spa has become highly popular among them, but the locals are concerned about noise and mess, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today.

The foreigners bought more than 60 land lots in the Czech village, and they plan to build houses, in which they would spend the summer spa season. The locals might find new jobs because the Arab houses would need to be maintained for the rest of the year, the paper writes.

"This might be a disaster for our quiet village," Modlany Deputy Mayor Karel Secký told MfD.

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