Pakatan Harapan's election promise now a burden on federal government, says PM.
The government can start by bringing down maintenance cost, says Wong Chen.
The former prime minister throws cold water on Putrajaya's claim that it didn't realise it would cost so much to abolish tolls prior to promising to do so.
The works minister speaks on the success of his ministry since May 9, including the abolition of tolls for motorcycles on three bridges.
Highway operator says the discount is to help users plan their journeys and help reduce morning rush-hour traffic.
The PM says the government is now focusing on Klang Valley tolled highways.
He says this seems to be an attempt to fish for votes for the Semenyih by-election.
Works minister says abolition of motorcycle toll in Penang was proof government was serious about this.
Former prime minister Najib Razak slams works minister's remarks on tolled roads, saying BN would have been flayed if a similar remark had been made.
The former prime minister says Pakatan Harapan had indicated before the May 9 polls that this could be easily done.
What has the new government done when it comes to reducing or renegotiating tolls and implementing an effective tax system?
The key is for the new government to go through such agreements to look for inherent weaknesses and elements of profiteering.
The DAP leadership seems to be going back on its stand in 2002 against the Penang Outer Ring Road project.
Saying the government will need a huge sum of money if it wants to abolish highway tolls, two economists suggest that it consider other ways to ensure a win-win situation.
Umno leaders take government to task following reports that PH's plan to abolish tolls cannot be finalised in 100 days.
People are not in a rush to judge Pakatan Harapan but the euphoria will soon dissipate, which means PH will have to start now to resolve issues affecting the public.
More than half the respondents believe prices will drop, while 69% say their spending habits will likely change.
Former ruling party bemoans the loss of employees' rice bowls when they were looking forward to celebrating Aidilfitri.
Wong Chen says management buyouts can be undertaken in the next one to two years.
With cronyism, a select group of businessmen dominate virtually all sectors of the economy, resulting in the indirect and systemic extortion of the rakyat's money.
At a rally, he disparages the ability of Mahathir's son to pay off toll concessionaires with RM380bn compensation.
He says government will ensure Proton’s survival and 'will rescue whatever we have to rescue'.
People don't travel less because petrol costs more or roads are tolled
Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming says Barisan Nasional will follow the same path of going back on its promise not to raise tolls as what happened after the last general election.
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