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India seeks used cooking oil to help Modi cut energy imports

Three main Indian state-run fuel retailers are looking to turn used cooking oil that might otherwise be discarded into biodiesel fuels.

Embark on biodiesel plan, Yong tells Sabah govt

Biodiesel plant and move to produce cooking oil should go hand in hand, Yong Teck Lee tells Chief Minister Shafie Apdal

Sabah to produce own cooking oil

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the plants to produce cooking oil will cost the government RM5 million per plant.

Cops nab Penang trader who slapped cashier over cooking oil

He was caught by roadside in Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas.

Cops hunting for man who slapped trader for refusing to sell...

In the incident which was caught on camera, police say the woman trader refused to sell more than 1kg of oil as her supplies were limited.

Putrajaya denies price of cooking oil going up

Rumours about the price increase were circulating on social media.

Reason for palm oil shortage: Only 1 factory in west Sabah

Only one repackaging factory in Kota Kinabalu compared with 24 in places like Sandakan and Tawau.

Cooking oil turmoil in Sarawak with rush for 1kg bags

DAP assemblyperson Violet Yong says there should not be a shortfall as Malaysia is a major oil palm producer.

Cooking oil shortage hits Lahad Datu, after Ranau

It is believed to be due to consumers indulging in panic buying, hoarding by traders and SMEs buying the 1kg packets of oil.

Almost empty cooking oil shelves in Ranau

Town in Sabah faces constant shortage due to SMEs and restaurants purchasing cooking oil in packets even though they are not allowed to, says report.

A-G finds weaknesses in cooking oil stabilisation scheme

Auditor-General says per capita consumption quota of 2.5kg was high and not supported by any study of actual needs of Malaysians.

Cooking oil in numbers

Why should the Malaysian government subsidise almost half the monthly production of cooking oil which ends up in neighbouring countries.

Oil repackaging factory in Pekan impounded

3,315kg of cooking oil also seized from storeroom in Temerloh.

Ministry: Cooking oil supply has recovered by 70pc

Warning to revoke licences of packaging companies that fail to ensure adequate supply in the market.

Consumers warned of high toxicity in recycled cooking oil

Dr Zubaidi Ahmad of Perdim says toxic content in recycled cooking oil can cause inflammation of the liver, cancer and heart attacks.

Halal? Cooking oil re-packers using recycled containers

Even though re-packers hold halal certificates from the Malaysian Islamic Development Department, using recycled containers is not permitted.

Mamak eateries wary of raising food prices, claims association

This is because the restaurants were once boycotted for this reason, says Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma).

Wanted: Cooking oil for my karipaps

With subsidies for cooking oil being yanked, store shelves have been mysteriously empty.

Hamzah: Mineral water costs more than unsubsidised cooking oil

Minister rubbishes assertion by Lim Guan Eng that the rationalisation of cooking oil subsidies will result in increased expense of RM50 per person per year.

Shopkeeper held for hoarding 885kg of cooking oil

Officials find 765kg of oil in 1kg polybags and 120kg in 5kg bottles hidden in sundry-shop in Kuah.

Panic buying as supply of cooking oil depletes in Manjung

Grocery store owner Azmi Nor says some customers ignored his pleas and bought two to three five-litre bottles at a time.

Selangor retailers limit sale of cooking oil packs

Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry says decision was made after consumers were found panic-buying and exceeding their actual needs.

Govt urged to control sale of 1kg cooking oil

Consumer groups warn that unscrupulous people will exploit the subsidy.

Cooking oil industry wants more details on new subsidy system

It is up to individual companies and brand owners to decide on the new prices for unsubsidised cooking oil, says the Malaysian Edible Oil Manufacturers Association (Meoma).