A tribe that’s fast disappearing


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  • Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019

PETALING JAYA: Death among the Bateq people isn’t anything new. And 14 in over a month did not come as a surprise to the Orang Asli community, nor the NGOs helping them.

The living conditions are so bad that the indigenous people are susceptible to diseases easily and most do not live past 60 years old.

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