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Nation 14 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Khalid misses opportunity to quiz big brother Shahrir

IT WAS supposed to be the Samad siblings show. Much attention was on Question Four on the Order Paper which listed a query on the high inflation rate by Khalid Abd Samad (PAS - Shah Alam) for his elder brother Datuk Shahrir Abd Samad, the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister.

Nation 26 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Consumers cannot expect Govt to continue fuel subsidy, says Shahrir

Consumers must not be greedy and expect the Government to continue subsiding petrol when its market price has gone down, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad said.

World 09 Aug 2014 | 4:30 PM

Russia may negotiate price limits with domestic food producers

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may negotiate a price control agreement with domestic food producers to prevent speculative price hikes that would affect inflation after it banned half its agricultural imports from the West, the agriculture ministry said late on Friday.

China 10 Apr 2020 | 2:14 PM

China's producer prices down 1.5% in March; CPI up 4.3%

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, dropped 1.5 percent year on year in March, compared with a 0.4-percent decline in February, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.

World 21 Jan 2021 | 2:22 AM

Canada's inflation eases in December

OTTAWA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.7 percent in December 2020 from a year earlier, down from one percent growth in November, according to Statistics Canada on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 22 Apr 2019 | 4:52 AM

African swine fever has now spread to all parts of China

Island province of Hainan reports first cases of the highly contagious disease Prices surge as the virus, which is deadly to pigs, causes supply disruption

Nation 17 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Price-reduction campaign a success, says Shahrir

The price-reduction campaign initiated by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has been successful, minister Datuk Shahrir Samad said Monday.

Nation 19 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Shafie: No let-up in price control checks

There will be no let-up on action against traders who raise their prices indiscriminately, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal.

AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Inflation hits highest level in 27 months on rising food prices

China's inflation in May hit the highest level in 27 months on rising pork and foodstuff prices, raising the pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.

Nation 02 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Concern over food price rise

Compiled by K.S. USHA DEVI (April 26 - May 1)