Keeping up with the cost of living
As the country grapples with a food crisis and price surge, some consumers resort to cheaper locally grown products, while others strive for self-sufficiency by growing their own food.
Chemical analysis of rice among 4 measures to address crisis
Strict action will also be taken against any party found engaging in illegal activities related to rice.
Agriculture ministry to propose use of subsidised imported rice at govt premises
Minister Mohamad Sabu says this will allow more local rice in the market.
Restaurants face spectre of closure as price hikes continue
Many eateries are grappling with the increase in price of raw goods and other operational costs such as rent.
Demand for local white rice in Kelantan up 50%
However, the supply is believed to be enough to meet demand.
Anwar guarantees no increase in local rice price
The prime minister also says the government is open to negotiations on allocations for opposition MPs.
Is Malaysia ready for a rice crisis?
Experts say it is unlikely that the problems with local food supply will resolve on their own.
Enough rice supply to meet domestic demand, says Mat Sabu
The agriculture and food security minister says the stockpile could last for up to five months.
Barring foreigners from buying local rice won't fix the problem, Umno Youth chief told
Mydin boss Ameer Ali Mydin says it is an impractical and discriminatory idea.
Indonesia reports massive rise in rice imports to replenish stockpiles
More than a half of the shipments originated from Thailand at 802,000 tonnes.
Industry players committed to ensuring stability of local white rice supply, says ministry
The agriculture and food security ministry says a special programme is being implemented where millers increase local white rice production by 20% for the domestic market for a period of a year.
'Eggs, cooking oil, now rice': Mydin boss says govt not learning
Prominent retail chain boss Ameer Ali Mydin urges the government to do away with price controls amid a rice crisis.
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