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Festive season: Demand for coconut, coconut milk up

BUKIT MERTAJAM, June 1 (Bernama) -- Other than those outlets making hari raya clothes and ‘kuih’ (cookies), coconut and coconut milk suppliers also have their work cut out for them to ensure supply is enough for Ramadan and the festive season. 

KS Coconut Industri Sdn Bhd co-owner, Ridzuan Abdulah, 29, said demand for coconuts and coconut milk would rise during Ramadan and the approaching Aidilfitri and his company had ensued that there would be ample coconut supply to last until after hari raya.

‘’We have also prepared the supply for after hari raya, so there is no problem. A trailer delivers coconuts to my factory eight times a month which doubles during Ramadan and the approaching hari raya. Normally, we use 150 tonnes of coconut a month and this shoots up to 300 tonnes during the festive season.....

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Political party allegedly collecting compulsory alms in Penang


GEORGE TOWN, May 31 (Bernama) -- The Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) wants a certain political party which is allegedly collecting RM7 compulsory Infaq Ramadan (alms) from Muslims to immediately stop the practice.

 
 

Former USM Vice-Chancellor receives Japanese govt award


GEORGE TOWN, May 31 (Bernama) -- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) former vice-chancellor and alumni Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak has been awarded the 'Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon' by the Japanese government.

 
 

Rapid Penang bus service frequency reduced for Aidilfitri


GEORGE TOWN, May 31 (Bernama) -- The Rapid Penang bus service will operate with reduced frequency in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration.

 
 

MBPP to restore town hall building


GEORGE TOWN, May 31 (Bernama) -- The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) is planning to do a major restoration of the Town Hall building in at Jalan Padang Kota Lama here, which has been in a state of disrepair.

 
 

Motorcyclist dies in falling tree mishap


A senior citizen was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a falling tree in Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Lepas, near here today.

 
 

MOA identifying best model to develop farm lands belonging to senior citizens


The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MOA) is identifying the best model in bringing together farm lands belonging to senior citizens in the country, to ensure good governance in land administration.

 
 

Do not abuse press freedom to sensationalise religious, racial issues -- Mujahid


All parties should not abuse the press freedom practised by Pakatan Harapan and sensationalise racial or religious issues which could lead to hatred, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusuf Rawa.

 
 

265 containers of plastic waste found abandoned in Butterworth


Penang Customs Department (JKDM) today revealed that 265 containers of plastic waste have been brought into the state and are now abandoned at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) since January.

 
 

Perak govt to hold further discussions with hoteliers on tourism tax


The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers  on the 50 per cent distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.

 
 

Sada gets 60 more water tankers for Aidilfitri


Syarikat Air Darul Aman (SADA) will rent an additional of 60 tanker lorries to ensure smooth delivery of water to affected residents during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration. 

 
 
 

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