Another Penan-esque problem?

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?


One Comment on “Another Penan-esque problem?”

  1. Lazarus says:

    People continue to believe lies and the amazing stories spun by bloggers or news sites heavily linked to the Opposition.

    We had the amazing story of Najib being linked to Altantuya. One politician even said he has a photo of Najib, Abdul Razak Baginda and Altantuya together in Paris.

    Together with this “master piece”, there was also a fugitive blogger (Raja Petra) who claimed Rosmah was at the scene and monitored the murder (or should I say blasting ?) of Altantuya…More http://manifestogwl.blogspot.com/2009/12/lies-against-najib.html


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