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Nation 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't hoard essential goods, traders warned

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has warned traders not to hoard essential goods listed as controlled items in the face of impending war in Iraq as they are not in short supply.

Nation 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Govt to continue price control over steel products

The Government will not drop steel products from its controlled price items list.

AseanPlus News 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

11% rise in wages in Shanghai

THE average monthly salary in Shanghai, China's biggest city, rose by 10.8% to 1,677 yuan (RM775.20) during the first six months of this year, according to official figures released recently.---------------------------------------------

AseanPlus News 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sinsehs feel the pinch of higher medicine prices

SINSEHS are feeling the squeeze as growing demand and rising production costs push up the prices of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

Nation 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

MEF against increasing contributors’ salary ceiling

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) disagrees with Socso's plan to increase the salary ceiling for contributors, saying there is no basis for doing so.

Nation 26 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Consumers concerned over increase in cost of provisions

Prices of many essential foodstuff have gone up gradually over the last few months, causing concern among consumers that the cost of living may shoot up if the authorities do not act to stop the trend.

Nation 02 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Concern over food price rise

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

Nation 14 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ong: Plug abuse in registration

All states have been given three months from Thursday to clear their low-cost housing register and device ways to plug abuse in the registration system.

Nation 27 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Strong economic growth in first quarter

Malaysia's economy grew 7.6% in the first quarter of 2004 - faster than at any time during the past three years - helped by stronger demand for Malaysian exports like electronics, and higher spending by local consumers.

Nation 05 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Survey on household expenditure

The Statistics Department is conducting a nationwide survey on household expenditure from this month to May 2005 which will involve selected households being interviewed.