No to handicraft centre

VILLAGERS of Kampung Pos Raya in Simpang Pulai are up in arms against the plan to build a handicraft centre on their land by the Yayasan Orang Asli Perak (YOAP).

Their spokesman Seri Isa, 34, said villagers held a meeting on Feb 7 where more than 150 villagers voiced their objections to the plan.

“We even signed a petition asking the project to be stopped,” he said recently.

Speaking to reporters during a press conference arranged by Teja assemblyman Chang Lih Kang, Seri said the villagers later found out that the village Tok Batin had given his consent to the project. Continue reading