Saturday, July 2, 2005
New Straits Times
PM: Stop the rumours
MALACCA, Fri. - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today
called on the people to stop spreading rumours about increases in the
prices of petrol and diesel.
"Why do it? If the Government makes a decision, we will announce it and
explain to the people and the people will know what's happening," the
Prime Minister said.
"Our people like to spread rumours ... they spread rumours about
everything, so we ourselves get worried," he said when asked to comment
on rumours spread via the short messaging service (SMS) about a petrol
price increase yesterday which caused long queues at petrol stations as