Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Demand for vegetables not affected by increase of price

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The demand for vegetables has not been adversely affected despite the significant increase in their prices due to the current monsoon season. According to vegetable trader James Jana who vends at the Bandar Riyal wet market here, the...

Rising demand for Sarawak’s fish

KUCHING: Borneo Eco Fish Sdn Bhd has secured a deal to market six tonnes of patin fish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) and 5.5 tonnes of tilapia fish with Sheng Siong Group, Singapore’s third largest supermarket chain.   Borneo Eco Fish managing director...

Produce critical products, says Muhyiddin

Mega Sales/Buy Malaysian Products Campaign KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to have the capability to produce critical products, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said this covered the food and beverage sector, medical devices, medicines, petrochemicals, and personal protective equipment...

Raising prices of fabric face masks prohibited

KUCHING: All traders have been reminded not to raise the prices of fabric face masks following a recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to switch to alternatives in an effort to keep medical masks available for health workers. On...

Digitalisation as ‘new oil’ in economy

KUCHING: The state government is doubling up on its digital economy prowess to reduce its dependency on oil export which has seen a significant tumble this year. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said new technological advancements, one...

Higher demand for residential properties

KUCHING: The movement control order (MCO) seems to have prompted a higher demand for residential properties, said IQI real estate negotiator Brandon Chew Wui Pin. He said IQI had sold 531 new properties throughout the country during the MCO period...

Face mask demand has grown three times

PUTRAJAYA: Face mask production is currently being ramped up to meet the surge in demand due to Covid-19, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) secretary-general, Datuk Seri Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad, yesterday. He said that under normal circumstances, face mask output...

Availability of face masks monitored

MIRI: Face mask manufacturers in West Malaysia have been instructed to increase their production to ensure there is no shortage in the domestic market, especially in Sarawak. Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chong Chien Jen said his ministry is monitoring...

Face mask supply coming as we speak: Chong

KUCHING: The public is assured that the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) are pulling out all stops to ensure that there is ample supply of face masks nationwide. Its deputy minister Chong Chieng Jen said that the ministry's officers are...

Sudden increase in demand for face masks

KUCHING: Fears over the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus have triggered a sudden surge in the sales of surgical face masks in town. Several visits to pharmacies at Jalan Song and Simpang Tiga, for example, revealed a drastic rush not only for surgical...
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