Ferry riders must conduct themselves with Covid-19 in mind

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has observed that Penang ferry users are not conducting themselves properly at the ferry terminals with Covid-19 in mind. When the ferry gates open to let riders on and off the ferry most of the passengers rush for the ferry gates. This kind of behaviour is dangerous because when …

Ban visiting this Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is just around the corner and many Muslims celebrating this holiday are going to be eager to celebrate like normal; pre-Covid-19 normal. However, it would be a huge mistake for anyone to do this. The Director General of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, as well as other doctors and experts have …

SHOCKING RISE IN PRICE OF DAUN KETUMBAR AND DAUN SUP

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked to learn of the recent rapid increase in the price of daun ketumbar (coriander leaves) and daun sup sold in Penang markets. A CAP market survey carried out on 18 May 2020 shows that the prices of locally grown daun ketumbar and daun sup, and daun saderi …

Keep a ceiling on chicken prices

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is thoroughly concerned about the increase in chicken retail prices to between RM8 to RM8.50 per kg about a week ago. The retail price had increased from about RM7 within a week. It is a drastic increase and we want to know what has become of the ceiling prices …

Collection of Fees: Parents, kindergartens and daycare centres need to know too besides school bus operators

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) urges the government to seriously review all the measures that they have taken during the Movement Control Order (MCO) and see if there had been areas that have not been addressed. One such unresolved area is the issue concerning kindergarten and daycare centre operators. Kindergarten and daycare centre operators …