The procurement procedures will cover the transport, agriculture and agro-based industry, and health ministries.
At what point does the business of supplying medical drugs to the government begin to look like an institutionalised version of 'Ali Baba' and rent-seeking?
Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says the MACC will act if there are malpractices, and the ministry would strive to provide value for money.
The Malaysian Medical Association says if the allegations are true, the monopoly would certainly have raised the cost of healthcare.
DAP's Klang MP says prices may be artifically high if whistleblower's bombshell account about tenders being rigged is true.
Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub says more open market will lead to healthy competition.
A 12-page document is submitted to the health minister, claiming corruption in the supply of drugs to the government.
Bernas CEO Ismail Mohamed Yusoff says the monopoly system has worked in providing sufficient rice supply in the market at a low price.
Salahuddin Ayub says the government is only planning to reduce the company's monopoly on rice supply by giving the same licence to other companies as well.
A working paper on this is being drawn up, with feedback from stakeholders.
Lee Hsien Loong says the ruling party, the PAP, does not have a monopoly of power and does not have the right to rule Singapore indefinitely.
Unless another giant transportation network company enters the local market to offer e-hailing services using private vehicles, Grab will be enjoying a monopoly.
Monopoly Cheater's Edition goes on sale later this year, with new rules and gameplay elements in which fans are encouraged to actively cheat.
Bernas disputes allegations by Padi Rescue that it has increased imports of cheap low-grade rice for profits and caused local rice millers to shut down.
PKR youth executive councillor says Shahul Hamid listened with an open heart to views about the controversial remarks uttered.
Signs are everywhere that China companies and workers will be monopolising China-funded projects in Malaysia, claims the veteran newsman.
Once the legislature is dissolved, the mandate is returned to voters to elect their representative, making them the kingmakers, says law expert Abdul Aziz Bari.
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