More can be done for refugee community

Chew (second from right) with the Myanmar Chin folk during a gotong-royong at a block of flats in their neighbourhood in Lobak.

FOR years, residents in Lobak in Seremban, Negri Sembilan, had been living with strangers in their midst who spoke a language no one else understood.

These outsiders, whom the local folk later learnt were of the Chin ethnic group from Myanmar, stood out as they looked and dressed differently.

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