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Agong: Improve aid for Orang Asli and the poor

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s concern for the country’s indigenous community brought His Majesty to the Sungai Ruil Orang Asli Village here today. His Majesty arrived at 11 am, much to the delight

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UN: Malaysia’s poverty rate is higher than what is reported officially

PUCHONG: Malaysia’s claim that it has the world’s lowest national poverty rate is untrue as the official figure grossly undercounts poverty. In a statement, United Nations human rights expert Phillip Alston said that when it comes to extreme poverty and

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Xavier: Orang Asli are ‘guardians of our jungles’

KUALA LUMPUR: A minister today paid tribute to the Orang Asli community, saying they are the ‘eyes and ears of the authorities’ in keeping away the poachers and plunderers of jungle treasures. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A

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Logging activities at Kampung Tasik Cunex to cease immediately

IPOH: All logging activities in areas which may overlap with land claimed by the Orang Asli in Kampung Tasik Cunex, Gerik were immediately stopped until the discussion process between the state government and Orang Asli community was completed. The directive

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Perak menteri besar erred on Orang Asli customary land rights

The Malaysian Bar views with concern recent media reports on the Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s suggestion that there are no Orang Asli customary or ancestral lands in Perak as these lands are not recognised by the Perak Constitution

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No customary land for Orang Asli

IPOH: Perak has no customary land (tanah adat) for any ethnic group including the Orang Asli, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu. He stressed that according to the state constitution, no land was recognised as customary land

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Government will formally recognise Orang Asli’s faith

SUBANG JAYA: De facto national unity and social wellbeing minister, P Waythamoorthy has given assurance that the government ill formally recognise the faith of the Orang Asli. “I will have more discussions with the Orang Asli and bring the matter

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Malaria outbreak: No need to worry, says Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA: There is no need to worry about the malaria outbreak affecting the Orang Asli people from Pos Lenjang in Kuala Lipis, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. Speaking to reporters, he said that the Orang Asli people contracted

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Pos Lenjang Orang Asli warded for malaria

PUCHONG: A total of 10 Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis in Pahang have fallen ill, suspected to be due to plasmodium vivax malaria. Of this number nine have been warded. “This is the most dangerous kind of Malaria.

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Ecocide and Prejudice: A Malaysian Emergency

“Stop deforestation immediately.” I cringed the first time I heard it. Socio-cultural anthropologist Dr Ivan Tacey, who was speaking about the role of the Orang Asli in addressing climate change, made it a key recommendation he repeated throughout the two-hour

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