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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) says it is taking a serious view of reports that Orang Asli in Kg Sg Papan, Gerik had their MyKad modified to show that they are Muslim despite not profes...
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PETALING JAYA: The orang asli community will continue with blockades to prevent logging on a 42ha site at Kampung Papang in Gerik, Perak, and near the Air Chepam Forest Reserve.
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GERIK: Gerik police have denied arresting three Orang Asli following a standoff with logging company workers over a blockade at Kampung Sungai Papan here.
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) is expecting more than 300 participants to join the Kampung Kuala Koh gotong-royong programme, which is scheduled to start at 8am this Thursday.
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1. A former aide to Perak exco Abdul Yunus Jamhari has accused him of graft, but Abdul Yunus denied this and accused the ex-aide, Beh Yong Kean, of trying to exact revenge on him for not backing him o...
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) said they will take immediate steps to strengthen the batin institution as well as the Orang Asli Village Community Management Council in order to better ...
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SUNGKAI (Bernama): Contraceptive injections given to Orang Asli women were aimed at protecting them from pregnancies that were a risk to their health and life.
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SUNGKAI: Contraceptive injections given to orang asli women were aimed at protecting them from pregnancies that were a risk to their health and life.
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SUNGKAI: The Health Ministry does not see the need for a review of Rania Zara Medina’s appointment as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 term.
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SUNGKAI (Bernama): The Health Ministry does not see the need to review Rania Zara Medina's appointment as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 term.
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Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad – Bernama file photo SUNGKAI: The Health Ministry  does not see the need for a review of  Rania Zara Medina’s appointment as a member of the Country Coordinating M...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some 40 Orang Asli from the Temiar community in Gerik have handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to demand that their rights be better protected by the government.
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The Health Ministry said that laboratory testing of the three of the deaths among the Orang Asli at Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, has confirmed that the cause of death was complications due to measles.
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PARLIAMENT | The Prime Minister's Department has painted a bleak picture of the state of the Bateq Orang Asli tribe.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS, June 29 — The Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Ipoh has received 17 new applications from Orang Asli children through the Malaysian Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Investigations on the cause of death among the Orang Asli in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan is still ongoing even though measles has been cited as the cause of death, says the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director-general Prof Juli Edo has asked the PAS government in Kelantan to give the Orang Asli land instead of trying to convert them.
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KOTA BHARU, June 23 — The Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) has described the sudden mass deaths among the Orang Asli community from the Batek tribe in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, as an unprecede...
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PETALING JAYA: The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) has welcomed a statement by the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this mu...
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LETTER | The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) concurs with the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this must be respected.
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KUANTAN: Thirty-three Orang Asli youths from Pos Lenjang, Lipis are determined to become advisers to their community so that they would give priority to modern medicine in life.
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Newly appointed Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director-general Juli Edo (above) has slammed plans to convert all the indigenous people in the state to Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is not right for people to take advantage of the Orang Asli communities and trick them into religious conversions, says Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director-general Prof Dr Juli Edo.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) head today warned religious preachers not to take advantage of vulnerable Orang Asli communities and trick them into religious c...
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SIMPANG PULAI: The Health Ministry (KKM) will cooperate with the Education Ministry and the Orang Asli Development Department (JAKOA) to ensure the Orang Asli, especially children, obtain sufficient n...
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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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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs Council (MAIK) has confirmed that all 15 orang asli Batek people in Kuala Koh who died since early May were Muslims.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 43 cases from 113 cases involving the orang asli from the Batek tribe in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang in Kelantan, have been confirmed as measles, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefl...
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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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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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KOTA BARU: Autopsies on all the 14 bodies and skeletons of the orang asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang had been completed, said Kelantan Police Chief, Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan.
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KOTA BARU, June 19 — Autopsies on all the 14 bodies and skeletons of the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang have been completed, said Kelantan Police Chief, Datuk Hasan...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tests continue to be carried out at water catchment areas around the Kuala Koh Bateq settlement in Gua Musang to ensure water safety there.
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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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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 - 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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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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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 (Bernama): 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 Bateq Orang Asli in Kampung Kuala Koh used as their water source.
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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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KOTA BARU, June 16 —The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) will undertake the full cost of burial of 14 Orang Asli of the Batek tribe, both Muslims and non-Muslims who are b...
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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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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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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government has urged all parties to respect and obey the order for prohibition of entry into the Batek Orang Asli settlement in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.
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The Kelantan government is urging all parties to respect and obey the order for prohibition of entry into the Bateq Orang Asli settlement in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.
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GUA MUSANG: With the Kampung Kuala Koh case unravelling, police found human skeletal remains, believed to belong to a villager from the village’s Batek tribe, about 7km from Ladang Aring 10 here at ...
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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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PUTRAJAYA: There is a steady supply of essential food items and water for the orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Way...
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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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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 BARU, June 11 — The Kuala Koh National Park in Gua Musang, which is popular among domestic and international tourists, has not been affected following the spread of lung infection among the Ora...
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KOTA BARU, June 11 — The police operation to locate the graves of 12 Orang Asli from the Batek tribe, said to have died of pneumonia in Kampung Kuala Koh here over the past month, will take some tim...
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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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KOTA BARU, June 10 — The Kelantan government today denied claims that the spread of pneumonia among the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, was due to mining ac...
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government today denied claims that the spread of pneumonia among the Batek tribe of the orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, was due to mining activities.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan government has denied claims that the spread of pneumonia among the Batek tribe of the orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, was due to mining activities.
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Health Department wants contact between the orang asli community in Kam­pung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang and outsiders to be restricted.
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KUALA KRAI: A 32-year-old single father says he is worried about his two daughters who are experiencing breathing difficulties.
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GUA MUSANG: The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources will investigate claims that water pollution has been causing the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh to suffer from pneumonia.
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GUA MUSANG (Bernama): The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry will investigate claims that water pollution has caused the orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh to suffer from pneumonia.
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GUA MUSANG, June 9 — The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources will investigate claims that water pollution has been causing the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh to suffer from pneu...
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The Kelantan Health Department wants contact between the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang and outsiders to be restricted.
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PETALING JAYA: Claims of “mysterious” deaths occurring in the Batek orang asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh cannot be verified, says the Kelantan State Health Department.
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GUA MUSANG: Some 400 Muslim converts from the orang asli Temiar tribe here were feted to a sumptuous breaking of fast at the Al-Hidayah Mosque, Pos Hendrop here.
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The Malaysian Bar has dismissed Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s assertion that the dismantling of a blockade put up by the Orang Asli community in Kampung Tasik Cunex in Gerik was lawful.
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IPOH: It was a first-round victory for the Semai orang asli community in Ulu Geruntum, Gopeng, when the High Court here dismissed an application by the developers of a mini hydroelectric dam to strike out their suit.
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IPOH, May 24 — The High Court here today threw out an application by Perak Hydro Renewable Energy Corporation Sdn Bhd and Conso Hydro RE Sdn Bhd to dismiss a class action lawsuit by several Orang As...
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) has defended an anti-logging blockade set up in the interiors of Gerik, which the Perak state government demolished yesterday.
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IPOH, May 7 — Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu today said he will ask the authorities to look into a news report claiming Orang Asli children in Gerik were becoming malnourished beca...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The government is studying a proposal to restructure the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) to ensure the welfare of the community is safeguarded more effectively.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) will review the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) fo...
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PUTRAJAYA: Efforts to improve the level of education among Orang Asli students remains a top agenda of the government, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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Efforts to improve the level of education among Orang Asli students remain a top agenda of the government, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The bright city lights and skyscrapers of the capital are usually not associated with the orang asli. But located in a lofty office building adjacent to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers is the headquarters of the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa).
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Orang asli at several villages along Jalan Simpang Pulai-Cameron Highlands in Perak are in the dark over the forest plantation project near their settlement.Ngah Amin, the tok batin for the villages, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Cameron Highlands MP Ramli Mohd Nor drew the eyes of everyone in the Dewan Rakyat today in his debut debating the King’s speech.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Malaysia’s first Orang Asli lawmaker today urged the government not to use the agency for aboriginal affairs as a dumping ground for underperforming civil servants.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob alleged today that the Orang Asli head of a department overseeing the community’s welfare was removed because the Pakatan Harapan coalition ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Applicants who are eligible for the 2019 Cost of Living Assistance (COLA) are urged to register and update their household information for the second and third phase of payments scheduled i...
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Applicants who are eligible for the 2019 Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) are urged to register and update their household information for the second and third phase of payments scheduled in May and August.
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PETALING JAYA: An investigation has been ordered into several signboards that were erected in three villages in Bertam Valley, Cameron Highlands, on the eve of the by-election there.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) has apologised for erecting project signboards at three Orang Asli villages on the eve of the Cameron Highlands by-election.
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KOTA BHARU: The Kelantan government today launched the state’s free WiFi programme at 10 hotspots around Kota Bharu.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) “misuse” of government resources during the by-election campaign here is proof the coalition can’t walk the talk, Umno’s Khairy Jamaluddin said.
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MP SPEAKS | 2019 should be a good year for Orang Asli in Malaysia as it opened with another New Malaysia landmark when the attorney-general Tommy Thomas made history with the federal government acting...
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KUALA LIPIS: A special agency that will monitor and regulate all early childhood education institutions in the country is expected to be set up within two years, according to Women, Family and Communi...
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KUALA LIPIS, Jan 15 — A special agency that will monitor and regulate all early childhood education institutions in the country is expected to be set up within two years, said Women, Family and Comm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) have agreed to waive legal costs totalling RM12,000 which should be paid by a group of Orang Asli settlers in Kampung Pos Lanai, Kual...
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The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has agreed to waive the legal costs imposed by the Temerloh High Court against Orang Asli from Pos Lanai, Pahang, for withdrawing their suit pertaining to the Tel...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) have agreed to waive legal costs totalling RM12,000 which should be paid by a group of Orang Asli settlers in Kampung Pos Lanai, Kuala Lipis, Paha...