Fuel subsidy under review

KUALA LUMPUR: Targeted fuel subsidy is being mulled by the government for the lower income group as rising global crude oil prices push the subsidy bill higher. The announcement by International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali comes amidst rising crude oil prices and drastic increase in government fuel subsidy.

“We’ve talked about the review. Those with BMWs cannot enjoy the same subsidies as those with Kancils,” he said during a press conference yesterday.

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