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Govt wants solution to toll hike issue

KLANG, 17 April 2009: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has directed the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) in the Prime Minister’s Department to find a comprehensive solution to address the perennial issue of having to raise toll rates every three years. “I’ve directed the EPU to suggest to the government a comprehensive solution to tackle [...]

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Cabinet wants more info on water tariff hike

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 April 2009: The cabinet has asked the Energy, Water and Communications Ministry to provide more information on the proposed water tariff adjustment for Selangor and the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. It needed to scrutinise the information together with the ministry’s recommendations before deciding on the matter, it said in [...]

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Form arbitration panel on water tariff hike

SHAH ALAM, 31 March 2009: Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim today suggested that the federal government set up a arbitration panel to address the request of Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) to increase the water tariff by as much as 37%. He said the proposed arbitration panel would be the [...]

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Toll hike postponed indefinitely (Updated 8.20pm)

Updated at 8.20pm PUTRAJAYA, 27 Feb 2009: The Cabinet today decided to postpone indefinitely the toll increase for five expressways that was supposed to take effect on 1 March, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In a Bernama report, Najib said the new toll rates announced by Works Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Zin [...]

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Cabinet to reconsider toll hike: PM

PATTAYA, 26 Feb 2009: Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said he will ask the Cabinet to reconsider the toll increase for five expressways scheduled to be effective on 1 March, because it is presently inappropriate. He said the review would be discussed at the Cabinet’s weekly meeting tomorrow, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri [...]

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