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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council’s (Maik) plan to convert Orang Asli to Islam is against the Federal Constitution, Pusat KOMAS claimed.
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The bodies of five Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe, who were believed to have died of measles, were given a final prayer at the Tengku Faiz Petra Mosque in Gua Musang before being buried at the Kampun...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three more Orang Asli of the Bateq tribe were found to be infected with respiratory-related illnesses in Kampung Kuala Koh, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): As of Saturday (June 22), only four Orang Asli patients are still warded at the Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang, says Kelantan Health Director Dr Mohd Jusoh.
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Three more new cases of respiratory illness were reported among the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three new cases of Orang Asli being infected with respiratory-related illnesses were reported in Kg Kuala Koh, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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GOPENG: The public, especially the Orang Asli community, should make full use of government clinics, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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LETTER | It is regrettable that we have to learn from tragedy.
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The Health Ministry will cooperate with the Education Ministry and the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) to ensure that the Orang Asli community, especially children, obtain sufficient nutrien...
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GOPENG: The Health Ministry, together with the Education Ministry and Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa), is planning to educate the Orang Asli on the importance of proper nutrition.
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PUTRAJAYA: Six more new cases of Orang Asli in Kg Kuala Koh confirmed to have been infected with measles were detected but there are no new respiratory-related illness cases, said the Health Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) today denied claims it took too long to help the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang who were infected with measles.
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PUTRAJAYA: Six more cases of measles have been confirmed among the Orang Asli in Kg Kuala Koh but there are no new respiratory-related illnesses being reported as of Tuesday (June 18), says the Health Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: Responding to criticisms about its supposed lack of empathy for the Orang Asli, the Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) listed out several initiatives it has carried out to improve the lives of the Bateq in Kuala Koh.
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PETALING JAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha moorthy and the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) have denied that the Bateq in Kampung Kuala Koh will be moved to another location after the tribe was hit by a fatal measles outbreak.
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) has succeeded in persuading more than 100 villagers from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh who moved to the jungle area due to the measles outbreak to ...
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Autopsies on all the 14 bodies and skeletons of the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang have been completed, said Kelantan Police Chief, Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) denies it plans to move the Orang Asli in Kuala Koh to another location, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P. Waytha Moorthy.
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P Waythamoorthy has denied Kelantan Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah's claim that the government plans to relocate the Orang Asli community from ...
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PETALING JAYA: Seven Orang Asli from Terengganu and four from Pahang have now been confirmed to have measles following an outbreak in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, said the Health Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has received reports of measles cases involving Orang Asli from Hulu Terengganu in Terengganu and Jerantut in Pahang.
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The Kelantan state government is thankful for the statement issued by Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail confirming the death of 15 individuals from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, G...
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PETALING JAYA: After the Kampung Kuala Koh measles outbreak, the Health Ministry has now received reports of 20 cases of suspected measles at two Orang Asli villages in Terengganu and Pahang.
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Former health minister Dr S Subramaniam has lamented the tragic deaths of 15 Orang Asli villagers in Kelantan, saying that it should not have happened in this day and age.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Another Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua has been admitted to the Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang here after showing symptoms of respiratory tract infection (RTI), bringing the total number of patients warded there to 10.
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PUTRAJAYA: The common measles, combined with a fragile im­mune system and severe malnutrition, have been cited in the possible deaths of 15 Orang Asli of Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, says the Health Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: The Bateq people and NGOs are in disbelief that the cause of the mysterious illness which killed 15 Orang Asli from Kampung Kuala Koh is measles.
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GUA MUSANG: The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) will organise a large-scale gotong-­royong to clean up the settlement of the Bateq community in Kampung Kuala Koh.
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PETALING JAYA - A three-year-old Bateq child from Kampung Kuala Koh died on Sunday (June 16), bringing the death toll of the Orang Asli tribe who have been plagued by a mysterious illness to 15.
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Kelantan Menteri Besar Ahmad Yakob confirmed that a three-year-old Bateq toddler's death was due to measles.
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PUTRAJAYA: The disease that has affected the Orang Asli of Kg Kuala Koh in Gua Musang has been identified as measles by the Health Ministry.
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LETTER | The Orang Asli, who are natives of Malaysia, have been treated like most Indigenous people worldwide – savagely.
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The plight of Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Gua Musang came under the spotlight after two villagers were reported to have died of pneumonia earlier this month.
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The three-year-old Orang Asli toddler from Kampung Kuala Koh who was hospitalised at a Kota Bharu hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) passed away yesterday evening.
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PETALING JAYA: A three-year-old Bateq child from Kampung Kuala Koh died on Sunday (June 16), bringing the death toll of the Orang Asli tribe who have been plagued by a mysterious illness to 15.
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PETALING JAYA: The tragedy that has befallen the Bateq community in Kelantan has provided a glimpse to others into their secluded world.
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HULU TERENGGANU: “Uninvited guests” from the Bateq tribe from Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, saw over 150 villagers of the Semaq Beri tribe leaving their homes in Sungai Berua here since two weeks ago.
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The Chemistry Department has denied a non-governmental organisation's claim that it took samples from another river and not from Sungai Lebir, the river that the Orang Asli of the Bateq tribe in Kampu...
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Worried about the presence of ‘uninvited guests' from Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, more than 150 Orang Asli from the Semaq Beri tribe have reportedly left their homes at Sungai Berua over the past...
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): Police will bring out four more bodies of Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh on Sunday (June 16), if the weather permits.
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Police are expected to bring out four more bodies of Orang Asli from the Bateg tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh that were found in the search operation codenamed “Operasi Bateq”, today.
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THE long suffering Bateq community in Kampung Kuala Koh is finally getting the help and attention it needs from the government.
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PETALING JAYA: More efforts should be made to find out the cause of the mysterious illness plaguing the Orang Asli of Kuala Koh, says Eco World Foundation chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
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GUA MUSANG: Preparations are being made to turn a former National Service camp into a temporary shelter for the Bateq people now recovering from a mysterious illness.
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GUA MUSANG: Police have removed the body of another Orang Asli from a site near here for a post-mortem as an investigation into the mysterious deaths of members of the Bateq tribe continued.Gua Musang police chief Supt Mohd Taufik Maidin said the body is believed to be that of Mek Nab a/p Tebu, 63, who died on May 2.
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All seven Orang Asli patients from Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan who were warded at the Hulu Terengganu Hospital for cough and breathing difficulties are still being treated at the hospital.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): All seven Orang Asli patients from Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, who were warded at Hulu Terengganu Hospital for coughs and breathing difficulties are still being treated at the hospital.
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Preparations are being made to turn a former National Service camp into a temporary shelter for the Bateq people who are recovering from a mysterious illness.
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Police today brought out another body of the Bateq tribe from a site identified on Wednesday to undergo a postmortem at Gua Musang Hospital at about 4 pm this evening.
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GUA MUSANG: The Health Ministry is working towards determining the illness which has killed 14 Bateq people since last month, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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GUA MUSANG: The remains of three victims who are believed to have died from a mysterious disease in the Kuala Koh Bateq settlement have been brought out from their final resting places in the settlement.
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GUA MUSANG: Water samples taken from the manganese mine and water catchment areas close to the Kuala Koh Orang Asli settlement are free of contaminants, reveals a study by the Environment Department.
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GUA MUSANG (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has arrived at the Felda Aring 10 Hall to find out the latest development in pneumonia cases involving the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh here.
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GUA MUSANG: Despite a lack of modern amenities and threats from a mysterious illness, the Bateq people at Kampung Kuala Koh are not about to leave their village.
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National Unity and Social Well-being Minister P. Waytha Moorthy on Thursday said authorities had found eight out of the 12 Bateq graves in the Kuala Koh Orang Asli settlement.
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GUA MUSANG: The body of a Bateq man buried in the forest near Kampung Kuala Koh has been exhumed for a second post-mortem examination.
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GUA MUSANG: Search and recovery operations here have found eight out of the 12 Bateq graves in the Kuala Koh settlement.
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The three-year-old Orang Asli boy from the Bateq tribe, Nasri Rosli, who is suffering from pneumonia, is in critical but stable condition, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamo...
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SAHABAT Alam Malaysia (SAM) is extremely saddened by the deaths and ill health of the Bateq community living in Kampung Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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GUA MUSANG: The orang asli settlement in Kuala Koh has been declared a restricted zone as authorities work to locate 12 resting places of residents believed to have died of a mysterious illness.
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GUA MUSANG (Bernama): The police have found human skeletal remains believed to be of a person from the Bateq tribe approximately seven kilometres from Ladang Aring 10 here at 4.30pm Wednesday (June 12).
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LETTER | I never thought I would live to see such headlines in the news; that Malaysia has become “the world’s top dumping site for plastic waste”.
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Stricken villagers from Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan where 14 Orang Asli have died, have a steady supply of essential food items, clean water and medical supplies.
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Kelantan Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah today said that the pneumonia outbreak among the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh had nothing to do with water pollution or logging.
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COMMENT | The latest deaths of 14 Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe, the country’s last indigenous nomadic community in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, with scores more hospitalised is a tragedy Malaysians shoul...
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OUR nation is now concerned over the deaths of 14 Orang Asli from the Bateq community in Kuala Koh, Kelantan.
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YOURSAY | ‘Malaysia will be judged by the rest of the world based on how we treat our indigenous peoples.’ Orang Asli community dying from neglect, appalling conditions, says doc EmEmKay: The PAS-...
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KOTA BARU: The police operation to locate the graves of 12 Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe, said to have died mysteriously in Kampung Kuala Koh here over the past month, will take some time, Kelantan police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said.
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PETALING JAYA: A group of Orang Asli will file a complaint to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Temerloh on the allegations of illegal mining in Kuala Koh.
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KUALA KRAI: Three Orang Asli children – two of whom are 39
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PUTRAJAYA: The Deputy Prime Minister has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the latest situation on the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has ruled out chemical contamination as the cause of death of several orang asli from the Bateq tribe in Kuala Koh village in Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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PETALING JAYA: The nation’s first Orang Asli MP today proposed a special committee to probe the deaths of members of the Bateq tribe in Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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PUTRAJAYA: The two Orang Asli from Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan died from an infection and not chemical exposure, says Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail called an emergency meeting on Tuesday (June 11) to discuss the latest situation on the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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The police operation to locate the graves of 12 Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe, said to have died of pneumonia in Kampung Kuala Koh, will take some time, Kelantan police chief Hasanuddin Hassan said ...
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KOTA BHARU (Bernama): The Kuala Koh National Park in Gua Musang has not been affected following the spread of a lung infection among the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh.
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Kuala Koh is to be made a tourism centre as a result of an initiative of the South Kelantan Development Authority (Kesedar) working with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry and the Wildlife and Nat...
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GUA MUSANG: An Orang Asli activist has suggested that the federal government explore the possibility of introducing a land cultivation scheme similar to the Felda and Felcra plantation schemes, but fo...
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PETALING JAYA: A group of Orang Asli will file a report with the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) in Temerloh over allegations of illegal mining in Kuala Koh.
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PETALING JAYA: The tragedy of 14 Bateq deaths in Kampong Kuala Koh in Gua Musang is proof that the six-decade old Orang Asli development policy is an utter failure, Lim Kit Siang (pix) said today.
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Following the deaths of 14 Orang Asli people in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has called on the federal government to present a new roadmap for Orang Asli development next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Orang Asli in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, used to be strong and healthy but the destruction of the environment and their subsistence have left them weak and sickly, said Center for Orang Asli Concerns coordinator Dr Colin Nicholas.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It’s easy for the Orang Asli in Kuala Koh to fall sick as they are malnourished and as such have weak immunity, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will close down the mine that is believed to have put the lives of the Bateq people at risk, says Deputy Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji.This follows reports of deaths among the Orang Asli who lived about 2km away.
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KUANTAN: The Pahang Health Department is taking preventive and control measures in several districts adjacent to Gua Musang following the occurrence of a lung infection among the Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh.
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There are only about 2,000 Bateq left in the country, say NGOs. ‘The water they drink is contaminated, the forest from which their food comes from is no more, taken over by plantation, logging and mining operators. Malnourished, they fall ill, even die, from minor infections.’ Neither the Orang Asli community nor the organisations helping them are surprised by the recent 14 deaths.
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YOURSAY | ‘Leaders seem like they’re doing the bare minimum until the Orang Asli vanish from Earth.’ Activist: Orang Asli deaths direct result of environmental destruction Kepala Tak Centre: Cen...
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News of the tragic deaths of 14 Bateq villagers since early May in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang comes as no surprise to longtime activist Colin Nicholas.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — The Health Ministry will only exhume upon request the bodies of the Orang Asli from Gua Musang who died following an infection that reportedly killed 14, Dzulkefly Ahmad said...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the government views seriously the deaths among the Bateq tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the government views seriously the deaths among the Bateq tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the government views seriously the deaths among the Bateq tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh, Gua Mu...
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Two of the three deaths involving Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kuala Koh were due to pneumonia, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamoorthy said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kelantan Health Department has ruled out tuberculosis (TB) as the cause of death of two Orang Asli for the time being, as more residents from Kuala Koh Gua Musang were taken to heal...