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  • (together known as bumiputera or "sons of the soil").

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  • East Malaysian native tribes in Sarawak identify as bumiputera but are predominantly Christian.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • Dingy: Would the descendants of Hang Li Poh, Cheng Ho or Hang Tuah and his gang be classified as bumiputera?

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  • Where is the term 'bumiputera' in the constitution?

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  • 'Pakatan Rakyat (the opposition People's Alliance) has to buck up and do more leg work if they want to win elections beyond urban areas among the working classes, especially the' bumiputera '(indigenous) community.

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  • (NEP), first established in 1971, was a 10-year plan that sought to rectify a situation whereby ethnic Malays and indigenous peoples ( "bumiputera"), who comprised nearly 60\% of the population, held less than 3\% of the nation's wealth.

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  • The local language is, in fact, the most widespread among the population that has received a basic education, the "bumiputera," a term derived from the Sanskrit, meaning "sons of the earth."

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  • Malaysia's New Economic Policy (NEP), first established in 1971, was a 10-year plan that sought to rectify a situation whereby ethnic Malays and indigenous peoples ( "bumiputera"), who comprised nearly 60% of the population, held less than 3% of the nation's wealth.

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  • The one most prominently used is 'bumiputera' a clear-cut, direct adaptation from Tamil and Sanskrit.

    Malaysiakini

  • Kris: Ahmad Maslan (programme head of BTN), the word 'bumiputera' was coined by Umno to practice racism and discrimination against about 40 percent of Malaysians.

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