DAP urges S'wak CM to break CMS cement monopoly

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Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Abang Openg has been urged to break Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd's (CMS) monopoly of the state's cement production.

In a statement today, Sarawak DAP spokespersons Abdul Aziz Isa and Thomas Sixtus Tegong Laka said competition in this industry will help reduce cement and house prices.

"It is well known that property prices in Sarawak have become very expensive, making it unaffordable for the low and middle-income groups, and one of the reasons is the price of building material such as cement that has been monopolised by CMS for decades," said the duo...

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