THE prime minister announced during Budget 2011 that the toll rates for four PLUS highways would not be raised over the next five years. It has since been revealed that the federal government may have to pay PLUS up to RM5bil in compensation as a result. Does the government’s action really benefit taxpayers? What could it be doing instead to resolve the issue in the public’s interest?
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 June 2009: DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang will move a motion to debate the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal when parliament resumes sitting on Monday, 15 June 2009. Lim at the forum “This scandal of all scandals is an utter disgrace,” Lim said in a DAP forum titled The RM12.5 […]
(© Bask Oner) THE DAP Ops Restore (Restructure Toll Rates and Equity) Team would like to congratulate the works minister for declassifying most of the highway toll concession agreements. We also congratulate him for following up by removing two toll plazas at the New Pantai Expressway (NPE) and the Sungei Besi Highway in the past […]