Open data is a thing in Malaysia now – but are you getting into all that easily available government info?

A poster from the portal touting the benefits of open data. Are you using what's available to make your life as a Malaysian citizen easier?

When it comes to supermarket shopping, I have a strategy: I visit a variety of supermarkets and never go to the same one twice in a row. Different supermarkets have different advantages, but a large part of it is price. It’s not always easy to figure out if an item is genuinely “on sale” or simply cheaper elsewhere.

Enter the recently announced KitaJaga app. It previously was an app that allowed you to find people looking for contributions during the pandemic, but now it includes a way to compare grocery prices in shops around your area, and it even plots them on a map for you.

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Dzof Azmi , open data , statistics


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