13 Nov '17, 6am

Penang state assembly gets prickly over high price of durians

GEORGE TOWN: Members of the Penang state assembly got prickly and started hurling barbs at each other over the increasing price of durians. RSN Rayer (DAP-Seri Delima) brought up the issue when he claimed that the current exorbitant price of durians was because the ruling Barisan Nasional-led Federal Government was promoting and exporting the fruit to China. Datuk Jahara Hamid (BN-Teluk Air Tawar) called Rayer "a joker" for saying this, and he responded by calling her "kurang ajar (insolent)". State Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee chairman Afif Bahardin (PKR-Seberang Jaya) said the demand and supply determined the prices of durian as it is not a controlled product. Jahara responded by calling him "a joker" as well, and Rayer responded, leading to a shouting match between the two. Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang warned both Rayer and Jahara to sit down or that he...

Full article: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/11/13/penang-...

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