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Zero subsidies for Petrol is proposal I made long time ago

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Now is the best timing to abolish fuel subsidies without causing great pains to rakyat with cruel oil price is dropping.

As long the money saved from the subsidies cut is channeled back to rakyat through BR1M or other forms, BN will get the support from the majority rakyat.

Hasan Malek: No more RON95 petrol, diesel subsidies from Dec 1

PUTRAJAYA: All subsidies for RON95 petrol and diesel will be stopped beginning Dec 1, said Datuk Hasan Malek.

The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister, who announced this at a press conference here on Friday, said the retail prices for RON95 petrol and diesel will be fixed according to a managed float, similar to the mechanism dictating the RON97 petrol price.

Hasan said there would be an announcement at the end of each month to set the following month’s fuel prices.

He said it would be determined based on a monthly average price.

“We monitor the world petroleum prices everyday to get the average prices.

“As for Dec 1 prices, we will calculate the average from Nov 20 to Nov 30,” he told a press conference here.

Prices of RON95 petrol and diesel […]