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1Malaysia Shop is a copycat of Singapore Econ Minimart

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Kiasu government has long used the Econ minimart to control and manage the market price for essential goods.

Even Singapore GDP per capita is four times higher than Malaysia, many consumer goods and hawker food in Singapore are still much cheaper in term of parity purchasing power compared to Bolehland.

Cheaper grocery items at Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia By NG CHENG YEE

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak launched the first of many 1Malaysia shops in the country, designed to help bring down the prices of goods and ease the burden of the common man.

He noted that the launch of the shop showed that the 1Malaysia concept was not just a slogan but it took care of the people’s basic needs.

Najib said that as the country marched towards becoming a developed nation, the Government still ensured the people were taken care of.

“It is (1Malaysia) not ceremonial, rhetoric or something distant. It has moved forward to offering the people products and services that meet their needs,” he said at the launch of Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia at the Kelana Jaya LRT station here yesterday. The shop would operate […]