KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Bernama) -- Since the introduction of the Cost of Living (COL) National Key Result Area (NKRA) in 2011, the government has spent over RM23.5 billion on various initiatives designed to help relieve the financial challenges faced by the people.

MIRI, May 23 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) will not increase the quota for the one-kg packet of subsidised cooking oil to meet the high demand during the coming Gawai Dayak festival and Ramadan in Sarawak.

KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) can apply to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to have Jalan 1/65A off Jalan Tun Razak leading to the agency's headquarters to be renamed Jalan Bernama.

KUALA TERENGGANU, May 23 (Bernama) -- The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged the government to consider giving a higher incentive to government servants for the Hari Raya celebration this year, says its president, Datuk Azih Muda.

PUTRAJAYA, May 23 (Bernama) -- The government will not increase the price of sugar despite the request made by one on the country's major sugar manufacturers for it to do so.

SIBU, May 23 (Bernama) -- Even though the school holidays have yet to begin, the Dayak community in Sarawak, who will be celebrating the Gawai Dayak on June 1 and June 2, are already starting to make the home bound exodus to their hometowns for the annual harvest festival.

SINTOK, May 22 (Bernama) --Over 80 dishes will be offered from as low as RM39.90 per person at the EDC Hotels and Resorts Ramadan Buffet throughout the fasting month.