Govt tells public not to panic buy ahead of 'total lockdown'

Modified 29 May 2021, 7:36 am

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) urged the public not to engage in panic buying following the announcement of a "total lockdown" that will take effect next Tuesday amid rising Covid-19 cases.

Its minister Alexander Nanta Linggi said people should not buy excessively as it could lead to shortages at retail premises...

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