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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 June 18, says the Health Ministry.READ MORE:...
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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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PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad today said that the 15 students who fell ill in Pasir Gudang Johor may have inhaled poisonous gas.
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PETALING JAYA: Unity minister P Waytha Moorthy was rushed to the hospital early this morning, just hours after returning to Putrajaya after spending two weeks at an Orang Asli settlement in Kelantan f...
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The Malaysian Orang Asli Youth Council has called for the return of the practice of appointing medical assistants among the Orang Asli youth as a measure to improve health awareness among the communit...
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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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HULU TERENGGANU, June 19 — Ten of the 12 Orang Asli warded at Hospital Hulu Terengganu here are expected to be discharged tomorrow, said Hulu Terengganu MP Datuk Rosol Wahid.
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The recent revelation by the health minister that it was measles that killed the children in the Orang Asli Bateq tribe is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg with regard to the care of our indigen...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Two more Orang Asli from Kuala Koh near Gua Musang were admitted to hospital in Terengganu on Tuesday (June 18) after they came down with symptoms of a respiratory tract infection.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Putrajaya has no plans to relocate the Batek Orang Asli from their homes in Kampung Kuala Koh, Kelantan, Senator P. Waytha Moorthy said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya today denied claims that it plans to move Orang Asli villagers from the measles-hit settlement of Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, Kelantan, to a new site.
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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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THE announcement by the Health Ministry that it was measles which killed 15 Orang Asli from the Kuala Koh Bateq community reveals the healthcare situation for our indigenous people, “Mystery solved:...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P. Waytha Moorthy said yesterday that awareness on the importance of immunisation is still low among the Orang Asli community.He said the awareness was low ...
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The Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) plans to move the Orang Asli community of the Batek tribe out of Kampung Kuala Koh, Kelantan Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said.
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JOHOR BARU: The High Court has directed the Johor Land and Mines director to negotiate with a group of Orang Asli with regard to compensation for a piece of land acquired from them 26 years ago.
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MIRI: Some pockets of the Penan community in Sarawak may be as vulnerable to communicable diseases as the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kelantan if they had missed out on vaccinations.
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Following the measles outbreak in Kampung Kuala Koh, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said on Tuesday that its ministry will be taking measures to administrate more vaccinations to ensure...
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KOTA BARU, June 18 — Seven Orang Asli in Kampung Gerdong, Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, and four others in Kampung Ulu Sat, Jerantut, Pahang, have been diagnosed with measles,  Health Minister Datu...
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Seven Orang Asli in Kampung Gerdong, Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, and four others in Kampung Ulu Sat, Jerantut, Pahang, have been diagnosed with measles, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad confirmed.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The High Court here today urged the state Land and Mines Office to engage in discussions with the Orang Asli Seletar tribe at Kuala Masai to settle compensation due to wrongful acquisitio...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA wants the Health Ministry to investigate the reason behind the delay in action over the measles outbreak that hit the Orang Asli from Kuala Koh in Gua Musang Kelantan, says its deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon.
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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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KOTA BARU, June 18 — The Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) plans to move the Orang Asli community of the Batek tribe out of Kampung Kuala Koh, said Kelantan Deputy Mentri Besar Datuk Mohd...
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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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JOHOR BARU: The High Court here has directed the Johor Land and Mines director to negotiate with a group of Orang Asli over land the state government acquired in 1993, which is 26 years ago.
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government appreciates the statement issued by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) confirming the death of individuals from Batek tribe in Kuala Koh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The deaths of several Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kelantan should serve as a lesson to those objecting to vaccinations, former health minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subrama...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The Health Ministry is fighting a measles outbreak among an Orang Asli community in Kelantan by continuing immunisation efforts and giving all affected children vitamin A as ...
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The mysterious disease that has affected the Orang Asli of Kg Kuala Koh has been identified as measles, according to the Health Ministry.
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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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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Another Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu was admitted to hospital after showing symptoms of respiratory tract infection (RTI).
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government has offered its condolences to the Batek family and community in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang following the death of another patient from the tribe after more than a week o...
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GUA MUSANG: The Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) will organise a large-scale gotong-royong programme to clean-up the Orang Asli settlement in Kampung Kuala Koh soon.
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Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad – Bernama file photo PUTRAJAYA: As many as 37 of the 112 Orang Asli Batek people in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan,  who are reported to be suffering respira...
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Another Orang Asli villager from Kampung Sungai Berua has been admitted to the Hulu Terengganu Hospital after showing symptoms of respiratory tract infection.
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PUTRAJAYA: As many as 37 of the 112 Orang Asli Batek people in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, who are reported to be suffering respiratory tract infections, have contracted measles, said Hea...
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KOTA BARU: The critically ill three-year-old Orang Asli boy from the Batek tribe who was warded at the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital here, died yesterday.
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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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PETALING JAYA: An Orang Asli toddler from Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, Kelantan, has died of severe malnutrition, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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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 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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KUALA LUMPUR: For the last 28 years, some 500 Kenyah people in the remote village of Long Puak in Sarawak had to depend on rainfall as their main source of water supply.
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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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KOTA BARU, June 16 — An Orang Asli toddler, Nasri Rosli, three, who is undergoing treatment at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the Raja Perempuan Zainab 11 Hospital (HRPZ11), is still in...
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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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GUA MUSANG, June 16 — 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 o...
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GUA MUSANG, June 16 —  A large number of the over 100 Orang Asli from the Batek community of Kampung Kuala Koh here, whom prior to this moved into the jungle after a disease ravaged their village o...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: A male Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu, was admitted with cough complaints to the Hulu Terengganu hospital on Friday, bringing the total number of Orang Asli ...
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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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HULU TERENGGANU, June 16 —  Worried with the presence of ‘uninvited guests’ from the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, more than 150 people from the Sema...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): A male Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu was admitted at a hospital for cough on Friday (June 14).
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A male Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu was admitted with cough complaints to the Hulu Terengganu hospital on Friday, bringing the total number of Orang Asli community members c...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, June 16 — A male Orang Asli from Kampung Sungai Berua in Hulu Terengganu, was admitted with cough complaints to the Hulu Terengganu hospital on Friday, bringing the total number of...
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KOTA BARU: Police are expected to bring out four more bodies of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh that were found in the search operation codenamed “Operasi Batek”, today.
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KOTA BHARU: Police are expected to bring out four more bodies of the Orang Asli in Kampung Kuala Koh from the jungle today.
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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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GUA MUSANG: The Fire and Rescue Department’s Air Unit mounted a mercy flight to send a critically ill Orang Asli woman to receive treatment at the Gua Musang Hospital here yesterday.
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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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TWO controversies beset Malaysia in this last week or two.
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GUA MUSANG, June 16 — The Fire and Rescue Department’s (JBPM) Air Unit mounted a mercy flight to send a critically ill Orang Asli woman to receive treatment at the Gua Musang Hospital here yesterd...
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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: 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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KUALA TERENGGANU: 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 there.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, June 15 — 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 treat...
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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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SEREMBAN: Four Orang Asli patients admitted to Tampin hospital have tested positive for Influenza B, according to Negeri Sembilan director of health Dr Zainudin Mohd Ali.
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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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SEREMBAN, June 15 —  Initial investigation based on throat swab samples taken from five Orang Asli patients who were admitted to the Tampin Hospital two days ago found that four of them tested posi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The education ministry has denied claims that 45,000 contract school cleaners would be laid off following the move to implement a new tender format beginning this year.
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GUA MUSANG: The total number of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who were infected with a mysterious illness, increased by nine more people to 112 who were admitted to hospitals, compared to 103 people...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 — The Ministry of Education plans to extend the special class project (Prokhas) to more Orang Asli settlements in the country, in efforts to resolve the problem of dropout amon...
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GUA MUSANG: The total number of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who sought treatment has increased by nine to 112 compared to 103 on Thursday.
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GUA MUSANG: The total number of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who were infected with a mysterious illness, increased by nine more people to 112 who were admitted to hospitals, compared to 103 people...
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GUA MUSANG, June 15 ― The total number of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who were infected with a mysterious illness, increased by nine more people to 112 who were admitted to hospitals, compared t...
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GUA MUSANG: Three bodies of Batek tribe members in Kuala Koh found in the search operations by the authorities on Wednesday were brought out of the jungle at 5.55pm yesterday and sent to the Gua Musan...
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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: “I was not even done grieving for my husband, and then my children died,” a devastated Som Yai said.
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GUA MUSANG, June 14 ― Three bodies of Batek tribe members in Kuala Koh found in the search operations by the authorities on Wednesday were brought out of the jungle at 5.55pm today and sent to the G...
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GUA MUSANG, Kelantan: The Malaysian government has not managed to pinpoint the cause of an outbreak after 14 people of the Batek indigenous community died and dozens were hospitalised.
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GUA MUSANG, June 14 — “I was not not even done grieving my husband, and then my children were gone too,” a devastated Som Yai, who lost her husband and three of her children from the mysterious ...
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GUA MUSANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the pneumonia outbreak among the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh here was not due to the manganese minin...
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Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail GUA MUSANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the pneumonia outbreak among the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh here was not ...
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GUA MUSANG (June 14): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the pneumonia outbreak among the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh here was not due to the manga...
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GUA MUSANG: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today said the pneumonia outbreak among the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh here was not due to manganese mining activit...
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GUA MUSANG: 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...
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The Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh received various assistance, mainly food supply, from concerned parties following the news that its members have been afflicted with pneumonia almost two ...