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New land policy for Orang Asli: Boon or bane?

Yip Ai Tsin

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Modified 15 Feb 2010, 4:34 pm

A new land policy purported to be a boon for the 150,000-strong Orang Asli community has all but been received as good news, given the many questions surrounding the announcement, said activists.

Unless further details are forthcoming from the government, the policy announced by Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin last December may even undermine the rights and interests of the Orang Asli, they alleged.

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