The issue on whether petrol pumps in border towns can sell fuel to foreign-registered vehicles is still unclear, as different people in different ministries seem to be saying different things, all within the span of a few days.

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry Datuk Shahrir Samad was originally reported to say that the sale of fuel to foreign cars will be banned from Friday the 30th last month onwards, but on Friday his ministry issued a letter saying that the ban would only come into force this week for the Thai border towns, and on June 9th for the Singapore border towns.

On Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said the decision on whether and when to curb foreign cars from filling up will only be decided tomorrow (Tuesday). So for the moment, the fuel business should be able to go on as usual at the border towns.