In Gerik, changing times leave Orang Asli youth stuck at crossroads
Their traditional skills are on the decline but they are ill-equipped to deal with modern life outside their village.
Dirty water puts dent in fishermen's haul
The 'land fishermen' of Gerik work through the night but catch only a fraction of what they once did.
Decades of living through a water crisis
The residents of Kampung Bongor in Gerik have long struggled with a shortage of clean water supply resulting from low pressure.
The night fishers of Gerik
Unlike most fishermen, they go out at nightfall and come back from work only the next morning.
Gerik fishermen flounder as logging activities spoil water
They used to bring in hundreds of kilos of fish per week but now struggle to land 20kg.
Gerik MP in push for fairer distribution of wealth
Fathul Huzir Ayob says his constituency is rich in natural resources but poor in infrastructure and development.
Govt declares emergency in Gerik, Bugaya
This will see the by-elections scheduled for Jan 16 next year postponed to a later date.
Govt to consider emergency in Gerik, Bugaya if Covid-19 risks remain
Minister Takiyüddin Hassan says a decision will be made after the matter is referred to the health ministry and National Security Council.
Gerik, Bugaya polls on Jan 16
Nomination will be held on Jan 4 and early voting on Jan 12.
Govt considering emergency to postpone by-elections in Gerik, Bugaya
Law minister Takiyuddin Hassan says the government is keen to avoid any election to prevent further escalation of Covid-19 cases.
For health’s sake, don’t contest in Gerik, DAP tells Umno rivals
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says public safety should come first.