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High Demand For Cheap Malaysian Cooking Oil, Flour

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KANGAR – The cheap subsidised Malaysian cooking oil and wheat flour which are in high demand in a neighbouring country as they are more expensive there prompted certain parties to resort to smuggling them out despite the high penalties for the offence. In the latest case, the Malaysian Border Control Agency (AKSEM) in Perlis seized…

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Cooking Oil Shortage In Labuan Due To Panic Buying

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LABUAN – Panic buying by the public and traders has led to shortage of cooking oil at some retail stores, supermarkets and hypermarkets around the duty-free-island here. Member of Parliament for Labuan, Datuk Rozman Isli noted that some consumers were buying two to three 1.5kg and 5kg bottles of cooking oil at one time. “The…

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Extra In Subsidies Because Of Weakneses In Managing Cooking Oil

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government had to pay an extra RM2.92 million in subsidies because of weaknesses in the management of COSS, the Cooking Oil Stabilisation Scheme. The 2015 Auditor-General’s Report Series 2 said the total subsidy paid from 2013 to April 2016 was RM2.388 billion. To prevent distribution abuse or leakages, it recommended that…

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Enough Supply Of Cooking Oil In 1kg Packets Throughout Nov

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PUTRAJAYA – Sixty million packets of cooking oil in one-kilogramme packets are being produced in stages throughout this month and the amount is enough to cover the needs of consumers nationwide, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said 20 million one-kilogramme cooking oil packs had been produced in the…

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Cooking Oil Supply Returning To Normal – KPDNKK

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GEORGE TOWN – The supply of cooking oil are returning to consumers in Penang after the temporary shortage following the recent restructuring of the cooking oil subsidy. State Domestic Trade Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) director Mohd Nawardi Saad said the consumers had therefore been advised not to buy cooking oil more than was necessary…

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Cooking Oil Stocks Sufficient In Sarawak

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MIRI – The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) today refuted allegations there is shortage of cooking oil sold in the 1kg plastic packs in Sarawak. Its Sarawak director Datuk Stanley Tan said checks revealed that stocks of cooking oil sold in the 1kg pack at a subsidised price of RM2.50 was sufficient…

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Traders Don’t Gain By Selling Recycled Cooking Oil

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KLANG – Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism . Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said traders would not be able to reap much profit by selling recycled cooking oil because the production cost for processing was expensive. Dismissing claims that recycled subsidised cooking oil in packets was being sold locally, Hamzah said the recycling process where…

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Border Watch Intensified To Curb Smuggling Of Cooking Oil

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ALOR SETAR – Following allegations that a large quantity of Malaysian cooking oil was being smuggled into Thailand when Malaysians are facing a shortage of cooking oil, the relevant authorities involved in border operations have intensified surveillance. Among the restrictions imposed is the transport of any quantity of cooking oil, even for domestic purpose, into…

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Minimarket Owner Charged With Hoarding Subsidised Cooking Oil

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SHAH ALAM – A minimarket owner was charged in the Sessions Court here today with hoarding 250kg of subsidised palm cooking oil at his business premises. K. Theivendiran, 55, claimed trial when the charge was read out to him in Tamil by the court interpreter before judge Izralizam Sanusi. He allegedly committed the offence involving…

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40 Tonnes Of Cooking Oil Seized Since Oct 21

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PUTRAJAYA – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry’s (KPDNKK) enforcement unit seized about 40 tonnes of cooking oil worth over RM112,000, said its enforcement director Mohd Roslan Mahayudin. He said 16 cases involving hoarding of cooking oil, selling without licence, selling at excessive prices and holding excess inventory of controlled items were recorded from…

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Cooking Oil Still Cheaper Than Mineral Water, Says Minister

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PETALING JAYA: A family of five will have to fork out about RM100 extra for cooking oil per year following the rationalisation move by the government, the Dewan Rakyat was told. In comparison, the price of mineral water exceeds that of cooking oil depending on how much one drinks, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism…

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Cooking Oil Subsidy Removal Leads To More Healthy Diet

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KUCHING – The removal of subsidy for cooking oil from next month should not be viewed entirely negatively. Sarawak Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Sim Khui Hian and celebrity chef Datuk Redzuwan Ismail or Chef Wan today both agreed the government’s move would generally be good for health. They were met by the media after…

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Panic Buying As Cooking Oil Supply Runs Out In Manjung

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LUMUT – Panic buying by the public has led to some retail stores and supermarkets around Manjung running short of supplies, in fact some premises had run out of supplies since yesterday. According to grocery store owner Azmi Nor, 40, people have started buying bottled cooking oil since last week and he had to call…

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New Cooking Oil Prices On Tuesday

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PUTRAJAYA: Cooking oil will cost between RM3.70 and RM3.90 per kilo from next Tuesday. The price increase will not include oil sold in one kilo polybags which the government will continue to subsidise to allow the price to be maintained at RM2.50. At present, a 1kg bottle of cooking oil is between RM3.30 and RM3.60.…

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1kg Packet Cooking Oil Stays At RM2.50, In Bottles At Market Price

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PUTRAJAYA – From Nov 1, the price of cooking oil in 1 kilogramme (kg) packets will remain at RM2.50/pack whereas cooking oil in bottles will be sold at market prices. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin, when announcing the matter today, said the change followed a restructuring of the Cooking Oil…

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