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Tolls and hikes short-circuiting Malaysian future

S Ramakrishnan

Published
Modified 2 Jan 2014, 5:15 am

COMMENT The simultaneous increase in fuel and sugar prices, electricity tariff and toll hikes have got Malaysians worried and bewildered as to how they will manage their household expenses. Compounding matters will be the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will kick in in 2015. The already weakened ringgit and the sudden withdrawal of subsidies on essential goods will hit hard where it hurts most - the pocket.

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