A day at 'school' with the Mah Meri Orang Asli children
With school dropouts a concern among the villagers, efforts are being made to encourage as many children as possible to continue their education.
Orang Asli girl blazes a trail in mountain biking
Nia Vanessa Suhana is determined to prove that women can succeed in the sport.
From water girl to national mountain biker for young Orang Asli woman
Nia Vanessa Suhana is determined to prove her detractors wrong by continuing to succeed not only as an athlete, but in her studies as well.
The Orang Asli who call the sea their home
At Kampung Sungai Temun, in Perling, Johor, most of the villagers work as fishermen, breeding mussels for a living.
In seaside village, Orang Asli benchmark candidates against welfare, economic recovery
They are only interested in those who will work to defend their interests against external threats such as development.
The lost children of Kuala Koh
Orang Asli villagers in Kuala Koh tell of how, three years ago, they lost 14 children to what they believe was polluted water from mining activities.
One man’s efforts to keep the world green
Suzairi Zakaria has spent many years working with the Orang Asli and doing what he can to save Kelantan's forest plants from extinction.
Haunted by 2019 deaths, Orang Asli fear the worst as mining activities resume
Three years ago, the village of Kuala Koh lost 14 children after their river water was polluted by manganese mining activities – and they worry that history might repeat itself.
Bidayuh families separated by border line mark another Christmas apart
But they wait in hope for the day when the Covid-19 pandemic ends and they will be able to reunite once more.
No tree but lemang aplenty as Orang Asli villagers keep Christmas spirit alive
Despite the Covid-19 restrictions and the lack of lavish decorations, the Semai Christians in Kampung Pos Slim welcome the Christmas season with open arms and hearts.
Christmas with the Bidayuh
The largely Christian minority live deep in the interior of Sarawak, passing on their traditions and culture from one generation to the next.
A very ‘Asli’ Christmas
This predominantly Christian Orang Asli settlement in Perak prepares for Christmas, but not in the conventional way that it is celebrated.