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Cambodian Fishermen Hanging Up Nets as Laos Presses Ahead with Another Dam

At the local fish market here along the banks of the Tonle Sap, the morning harvest is enormous. Prized catfish, among other species, dominate sales as buyers for restaurants pile in for the biggest and best on offer. Early business is brisk for the fish farmers who bred and reared their fish securely in ponds. But the afternoons are different, sayid Man Mat, a 29-year-old fish monger. That's when local fishermen deliver their daily catch, taken from near here and the nearby Mekong...

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