Another Penan-esque problem?Posted: December 20, 2009
Read this article dated 19 Dec from the StarOnline HERE:
MIRI: Sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) and other diseases have become a serious concern among natives in settlements surrounding the Bakun hydro-electric dam project site in central Sarawak.
The influx of workers from other areas and sexual promiscuity between natives and logging camp workers are the major contributory factors.
Is this yet another case of where ‘development’ shoves marginalised communities to the sidelines?