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Jakoa will not marginalise Batek Orang Asli community

GUA MUSANG: The Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) will not marginalise the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh after the recent tragedy that resulted in the death of 15 members of the community due to measles outbreak in May. On

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Federal government focused on addressing Batek tribe health issue

PUTRAJAYA: Despite the delay in producing the post-mortem reports of the Batek tribe members as demanded by various quarters, National Unity and Social Wellbeing Minister, P. Waytha Moorthy have affirmed that the Pakatan Harapan federal government is focused on addressing

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Batek deaths: Gov’t agencies failed the community

PETALING JAYA: The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director general Dr Juli Edo blamed the death of the 15 Batek tribe members in Kampung Kuala Koh to various factors, including the failure of government agencies. “When my wife and I

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Panelist rubbishes govt’s reason for deaths in Kg Kuala Koh

PETALING JAYA: A forum panelist rubbished the government’s revelation that the deaths of the 15 people of the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, Kelantan was due to measles. Senior dermatologist consultant Dr Steven Chow KS brushed

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