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Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing...

More than 220 injured after Typhoon Hagibis lashed through Japan.

Clean-up, rescue efforts in Japan as typhoon toll nears 70

More than 3,000 people have been rescued in wake of disaster.

Maju offers to absorb RM2.7 bil toll compensation in PLUS takeover

Maju Holdings is also proposing to reduce toll fares by up to 36%.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 30

The region’s governor has declared a state of emergency until Oct 9.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 23

More than 100 people were injured and at least 15,000 people had to evacuate to shelters.

New highway to Beruas opens, toll-free for now

The 45-kilometre stretch, built at a cost of RM917 million, saves travelling time by 30 minutes from Teluk Intan.

Ensure affordable toll charges for Labuan bridge, says MP

Rozman Isli says the charge should be RM10, and only for one way.

7 killed in Philippine light aircraft crash

The crash sparked a fierce blaze sending terrified locals fleeing.

Buying over PLUS won’t stop toll collection, says Mahathir

He says the government is still considering an offer from Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd to take over PLUS.

When outsiders weigh in on highway matters

Some ministerial aides appear to have great power in decision-making.

Highway congestion charges will be at ‘very reduced rates’, says Guan...

The finance minister says if the government is able to absorb operational and maintenance costs, toll-free highways were a possibility in the future.

Najib says highway takeover a windfall for Gamuda

Ex-premier highlights view by experts that the government would suffer a loss and the people would continue to pay.

Finance ministry rebuts 5 ‘fallacies’ in acquisition of 4 toll highways

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.

SMART toll not that smart, says Najib

The former prime minister questions the point of making the route toll-free only at night, saying no one uses it then.

Govt offers to buy over 4 toll concessionaires for RM6.2 bil

The offer, valid until July 12, will be undertaken by a special purpose vehicle, wholly-owned by MoF Inc.

30 dead in Nigeria triple suicide bombing

Three bombers attack a hall in Konduga where football fans were watching a match on TV.

Suspend PayDirect system at toll gates, say consumer groups

More research needed to check out bugs and ensure security of the system, they say.

San Francisco to impose tolls for iconic ‘Crooked Street’

The street attracts more than two million visitors a year, and the resulting congestion is proving to be too much for the residents.

National debt will worsen if govt buys 4 highways, says rating...

RAM Rating also says the proposal to introduce congestion charge will complicate toll abolition for highways.

Will congestion charges be introduced on Federal Highway next, MCA asks...

If congestion charges benefit the people, why not introduce it on the most congested highway in Malaysia, says Wee Ka Siong.

Sorry I got carried away, says Najib on LGBT highway users

The former prime minister apologises for his remarks when criticising Putrajaya's plan to introduce a congestion charge on tolled highways.

‘Congestion pricing’ a success in other cities, says PKR strategy director

Sim Tze Tzin says this can encourage motorists to avoid highways during peak hours.

Politics is not a game, let’s start with Semenyih

An election is not limited to casting a vote as it produces outcomes that affect people’s lives.

No toll collection for Pan Borneo Highway

The 33km Telok Melano-Sematan stretch in Sarawak was completed earlier this month at a cost of RM580 million.