Tolls - Horses’ Mouths – 15 June 2015

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The government should instead discuss the ways to force concession companies to reduce toll rates, since the number of vehicles is increasing and highways get increasingly congested.

Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, PAS deputy president, urging Putrajaya to state if highway concessionaires were facing losses, following news that Cabinet was considering increasing toll rates by 30% for 16 highways



Cashless tolls

These toll plazas are the Jitra Toll Plaza, North-South Expressway (PLUS); Bukit Kayu Hitam Toll Plaza, PLUS; Lunas Toll Plaza, Butterworth-Kulim Expressway (BKE); Kubang Semang Toll Plaza, BKE; Penang Bridge Toll Plaza and Gombak Toll Plaza, Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK). Six more toll plazas are the Bentong Toll Plaza, KLK; Dato Keramat Toll Plaza, Ampang–Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH); Ayer Panas Toll Plaza, Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE); Sentul Pasar Toll Plaza, DUKE; Batu Toll Plaza, DUKE and SMART Highway Toll Plaza.

Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA), announcing major toll highways within Peninsular Malaysia and the Klang Valley are going cashless from noon on Sept 9



Umno’s future

The fact that Umno would just disappear is not true and I do not agree with Tun M. A party’s strength does not rest in the hands of one or two, even three individuals but on the millions of people who supported Umno over the years.

Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Umno Supreme Council member



Nazri vs Tengku Mahkota Johor

I think he should keep out of politics, otherwise he may be subjected to the same rule. We will whack him.

Nazri Aziz, Culture and Tourism Minister, telling Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim not to meddle in politics or risk being castigated



Ringgit slump

Issues brought forward by Dr Mahathir and supported by certain groups are said to be the factor contributing to the shrinking of the ringgit of late.

Ahmad Maslan, Deputy Finance Minister, blaming Dr Mahathir Mohamad for the ringgit slump



Dangerous idea

This thing called democracy is a very dangerous idea, isn't it? Look at the stability during Hosni Mubarak's time (in Egypt); everything was stable. Of course, there were a few people who had to spend time as the 'government's guests' in 'special places', but now look at what is happening to Egypt.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad




Let me to say this again. Fact: I had nothing to do with 'Nothing to hide' forum. Fact: I knew nothing about it until I read about it.

Lim Kok Wing, Prime Minister's special programme coordinator, denying being involved in a public dialogue with Najib Tun Razak

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