Cooking up a storm

Tony Pua

Published
Modified 29 Jan 2008, 10:21 am

On Jan 7, the government imposed the shocking move of having to ration the purchase of cooking oil</a> by Malaysian to 10kg each, to temporarily resolve its shortage. It certainly wasn't the first time that this drastic action has to be put in place. In 2006, the supply of sugar faced the same problem. Now, there's talk of potential shortage in wheat flour.

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