Saturday, July 2, 2005

"Stop the rumours"

PM: Stop the rumours

New Straits Times
PM: Stop the rumours
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

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