Fishing in troubled waters
Villagers hope the Don Sahong hydropower project will bring prosperity, yet fear the impact of its dams on the fish stocks that still provide their main income
Muan Onkaew is only 45. But as she flashes a black smile, standing barefoot at the doorway of her stilt house, she appears much older.
Mega First Corporation Berhad claims the dam poses no threat to local fishers.
Years of chewing betel nuts are probably largely to blame, but the homemade net dangling under her home gives another clue to her worn air.
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