Senator moots special economic stimulus package for the Orang Asli

Geraldine Tong

Modified 18 Jun 2020, 11:31 pm

Senator Manolan Mohamad has suggested that the government should come up with an economic stimulus package specifically for the Orang Asli, who have been badly impacted by the movement control order (MCO).

“We look at other countries, for example in Canada and the US, they have a special economic package for their indigenous people,” Manolan said at a forum titled "Orang Asli Speak: Facing Post-MCO Challenges", which was live-streamed last night...

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