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Govt asks cement manufacturers reasons for raising prices

Ministry wants to hear industry players’ side of the story before making any decision.

Group sees red over fast food price hike

The Malaysian Anti-Inflation Movement says prices have increased by more than 30% since 2014.

Pay more for food items next year, Malaysians warned

Consumer activist Jacob George says the government should focus on curbing hoarders and smugglers.

Some Gardenia products to cost more, Petronas gas delivery charges up

The price of Gardenia's fibre meal bread, European cottage-style bread, Squiggles, Twiggies and Muffin Supremes, however, will remain the same.

Prices of goods up due to SST, says Sabah Umno

Former Sabah minister and Sabah Wanita Umno chief Jainab Ahmad Ayid says price monitoring by party shows a drastic increase due to the 10% SST.

Defensive mindset among reasons for weak inflation, BoJ says

Rising prices generally make consumers defensive about spending, so stronger wage gains are critical for households to accept price increases, the central bank said in an analysis of wages and prices.

Drug prices keep climbing even as Trump steps up Twitter threats

In the first 10 days of July, at least ten other drugmakers and biotechnology companies raised prices on at least 20 brand-name medicines.

Haitian civil unrest enters third day despite fuel hike reversal

The US embassy warned its citizens to avoid the unrest in the capital Port-au-Prince and reschedule any travel plans as several airlines cancelled flights.

Haiti suspends fuel price hike after arson, looting, gunfire

Just before the suspension was announced, the leader of Haiti's lower house of parliament had threatened a government takeover if the fuel price increases were not reversed.

Tariffs on US-made models to force BMW price hikes in China

BMW exports high-margin X4, X5 and X6 SUV and crossover models to China. Last year, the automaker shipped more than 100,000 vehicles from the United States to China.

Rice, flour, gas, oil and sugar – same price if we...

Consumerism minister Hamzah Zainuddin assures that prices of the five essential items will not increase if BN is returned to power.

Government never dismissed price hike from GST, says Johari

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says the government has constantly monitored traders who take advantage of the situation to reap huge profits.

Study needed to avoid abuse by suppliers, says Fomca

Consumer group says government agency MyCC can carry out in-depth study on supply chain and retail business, that can also raise consumer awareness on price controls.

Rafizi: Price hike for food is at the source, not retail

In debating Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act, Pandan MP says approved permits given for import of food items result in price going up for consumers.

GrabCar maintains rates despite fuel price hike

However, motorcycle-ride sharing service Dego Ride may increase prices.

Parents shocked over hike in prices of school supplies

Checks by KPDNKK has found that supermarkets and shops have increased the prices of school supplies, especially school uniforms.