The remains were in pieces as they were hung on trees according to traditional last rites
They say the deaths were due to viral infections and not some mysterious illness.
He says reports of water contamination should be probed and clean water supplied.
It says past cases show courts recognise common law customary land rights of Orang Asli.
This is not a cowboy country, he says.
Centre for Orang Asli Concern claims ‘pro-logging’ state gov’t personnel were responsible.
EPF Incentive scheme will cover those from indigenous groups, says DPM
Human resources minister says intention is to get community involved in vocational training.
COMMENT | Mahathir must understand that handicrafts and agritourism alone cannot solve their problems.
This would be considered after taking into account the types and quality of eco-tourism products in Orang Asli settlements.
He wants efforts to provide more education infrastructure to be intensified.
INTERVIEW | The success of Jakun organic farms could be a blueprint for sustainable development.
COMMENT | 'We must insist that our society judges itself on how we treat the most vulnerable among us.'
YOURSAY | 'Gov't should preserve diversity by encouraging children to understand their ancestral culture.'
SPECIAL REPORT | What is taught to them in school is alien and unrelated to their way of life.