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Fact check: What did Kula say about ‘pendatang’?

Malaysiakini Team  |  Published:  |  Modified:

FACT CHECK | Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran came under fire earlier yesterday for reportedly calling Malays “pendatang” (immigrants), and that Indians were the original inhabitants of Malaya.

Kulasegaran has since denied this, saying an Utusan Malaysia report on this was slanderous, and that his speech had been deliberately taken out of context to stir racial tensions.

Malaysiakini has analysed a video of Kulasegaran's speech to determine what was actually said...

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