Enhancing life quality of aboriginal people in Malaysia and its relationship with Cultural Tourism

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Aboriginal People or in Malay word known as Orang Asli are considered as the native people in Malaysia. They can be divided into three major groups namely Malay-Proto, Negrito and Senoi. The 2004 statistic shows that their total number in Peninsular Malaysia is 149,723 (Research and Planning Division, Department of Orang Asli Affairs Malaysia, 2005). Generally, the life standard of Orang Asli is being considered as poor (mostly hardcore poor). Various efforts have done by whether government agencies or private sectors to enhance the standard life of Orang Asli economically, spiritually, socially and educationally. In latest development their standard or life quality much more better than previously in terms of economy, spiritual, social and educational. This situation related to the life standard of Orang Asli are of importance in relation to the concept of Cultural Tourism. Therefore, this article tries to explore the life standard of Orang Asli and its relationship with Cultural Tourism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549-551
Number of pages3
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number4 SPL.ISS. 3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Aboriginal people
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Enhancing
  • Life quality
  • Relationship

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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