KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation, rose 1.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) in May to 121.1 from 119 previously, on costlier fuel as well food and non-alcoholic beverages.
The index for the transport group rose 3.8% in May 2018 while food and non-alcoholic beverages, which accounted for 29.5% in the CPI weights, increased 2.2%.
Statistics Department chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said in a statement today that the CPI for January 2018 to May 2018 increased by 1.7% compared to the same period last year.
Honestly, had I not been given the freedom to experiment and make mistakes, I would probably have left this company long ago “Embargo”, cries out my smartphone every morning at around 8 ‘o’ clock. I set this reminder on the phone very recently. I wanted to make sure I don’t publish another embargoed press release, […]
The post The confessions of a serial mistake-monger appeared first on e27.
The Data Transfer Project is a new team-up between tech giants to let you move your content, contacts, and more across apps. Founded by Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft, the DTP today revealed its plans for an open source data portability platform any online service can join. While many companies already let you download your […]