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Tag: Domestic Trade

Govt study finds rent-seeking of APs for cabbages

Competitions commission has recommended a review of import permits and who is entitled to receive them, says deputy minister.

Ministry probes Sarawak cement company over price hike

The domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry says it found that CMS Cement Sdn Bhd had changed prices in 2011, 2014 and 2016.

Retail outlets must set new SST prices by Nov 15, says...

The domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry says the outlets have been given a two-month grace period to make the necessary price adjustments.

RON95 EURO4M petrol to be introduced in 2020

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says decision to postpone introduction was made after series of discussions with petrol companies.

Counterfeit goods worth RM1.26 mil destroyed in Penang

Among the items disposed of were women's clothing and accessories, CDs, shoes and children’s toys.

Half of SST complaints relate to food and beverage, says minister

Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says the domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry will step up monitoring of eateries.

MyCC probes tyre, beverage firms for anti-competitive behaviour

This comes after the companies issued a price revision notice to supermarkets and hypermarkets.

Only in Malaysia do absurdities like a CNY ‘barking’ rooster thrive

Our managers are poorly trained, probably give poor instructions, fail to accept responsibility, and reject any sense of accountability.

Report: Ringgit still at risk in 2018 due to oil prices

Rising inflation and economic growth are two other factors that will determine strength of ringgit this year.

PAS MP: We voted against bill to teach ministry a lesson

Nik Mazian Nik Mohamad says the PAS MPs who voted against the Supply Bill 2018 had done so according to their conscience.

Axed Caltex operators reject offer to meet petrol company

According to one former station operator, Caltex had imposed conditions for the meeting.

Price control, anti-profiteering bill tabled for first reading

Amendment to Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act includes new section that requires display goods or services to include govt taxes and additional charges.

Sugar price hike a bitter pill people must learn to swallow

Malaysians must learn to adapt to price increases by making changes to their diet and lifestyle, say consumer groups.

Love thy neighbour

Recent events pertaining to the pig bristle paint brush show that people from different ethnic communities are still unable to try to understand and accommodate others.

Pig bristle brushes: Ministry orders halt to raids

Minister Hamzah Zainudin calls off raids to 'preserve racial harmony and prevent any religious polemics'.

Turkey back on list of 18 Christmas price-controlled items

The Christmas staple makes a comeback two years after it was taken off the list for "technical reasons".

Officers nab man selling fake branded items online

Man in his 20s told agents willing to sell his goods that a deposit of RM15,000 had to be made first.