PETALING JAYA, June 19 (Bernama) -- Bank Rakyat maintained its tradition in helping those in need by presenting Hari Raya necessities and cash aid of RM100 to 50 occupants of the Al-Ikhlas Old Folks Home today.

SEMPORNA, June 19 (Bernama) -- The Sabah marine police (PPM) have detained two men for attempting to smuggle 1,230 litres of petrol and 170 packets of cooking oil to neighboring countries.

PEKAN, June 19 (Bernama) -- A trade and business committee for cooperatives will be established under the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Asia Pacific (AP) to coordinate and enhance cooperation between the cooperatives in the region.

GEORGE TOWN, June 18 (Bernama) -- The price of bananas and papaya at the Batu Lanchang market have soared since early Ramadan.

GEORGE TOWN, June 18 (Bernama) -- In the effort to ensure that the price of goods remains at the level fixed through the Festive Season Price Control Scheme, the state government through the consumer watchdog group is actively monitoring prices, supplies and the quality of food sold.

KUALA TERENGGANU, June 17 (Bermama) -- The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) urged the public not to be deceived by ticket touts trying to double their profits during this festive season.

PARIT BUNTAR, June 17 (Bernama) -- Mydin Holdings is opening five new supermarkets this year including one each in Negeri Sembilan, Kedah and Melaka and two in Sarawak.