The Lower Sesan 2 Dam site, located at the confluence of the Sesan and Srepok rivers, two of the main tributaries of the Mekong. Photos: Giorgio Taraschi

China-built dam in Cambodia set to destroy livelihoods of 45,000

The US$800 million Lower Sesan 2 project in Cambodia symbolises China's growing influence in Southeast Asia, at the expense of US, writes Simon Denyer

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The Lower Sesan 2 Dam site, located at the confluence of the Sesan and Srepok rivers, two of the main tributaries of the Mekong. Photos: Giorgio Taraschi
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