Former finance minister says toll-operator should be allowed to collect toll during peak hours while the government absorbs cost of tolls at non peak hours.
Provident fund chief says it will 'definitely consider' if there is a good offer for its 49% stake in the highway operator.
Many people, including those in the coalition, did not read the election manifesto thoroughly, says PH chairman.
There are many offers from different parties…our reply is very simple - we are not interested in selling, says Khazanah MD.
Consultant says the studies will show if the proposed takeover of four toll highways is feasible.
After promising to abolish tolls, why make a move to extend the toll collection period?
The finance minister says if the government is able to absorb operational and maintenance costs, toll-free highways were a possibility in the future.
Ex-premier highlights view by experts that the government would suffer a loss and the people would continue to pay.
Tony Pua says the proposed acquisition allows the government and highway users to reap RM7.3 billion in savings in the future while ensuring market stability.
This will involved the Kesas, LDP, Sprint and Smart highways.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the maximum congestion charge will be capped at the current toll rate.
The offer, valid until July 12, will be undertaken by a special purpose vehicle, wholly-owned by MoF Inc.
Highway authority asks East Coast Expressway users to take an alternative route.
Pakatan Harapan's election promise now a burden on federal government, says PM.
Highway operator says the discount is to help users plan their journeys and help reduce morning rush-hour traffic.
There appears to have been no serious attempt at tackling the toll issue except through study after study.
Sim Tze Tzin says this can encourage motorists to avoid highways during peak hours.
The Cabinet decided to extend the toll hike freeze to benefit motorists using 21 highways nationwide.
Works Minister Baru Bian says his ministry is negotiating with concessionnaires on abolishing or reducing tolls.
For years people in Mexico City have been calling for restrictions on big trucks using local highways because they are often involved in crashes.
Professor Yeah Kim Leng says the reduction should not cost a spike in the national deficit nor burden the users, while a deputy minister says reductions may come in a year or two.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the only way to have freeways without toll is to raise the price of petrol.
Works minister says there is a 30% road maintenance backlog as a result.
Contractor says it has followed law in making their plans clear to the public.