Minister defends targeted fuel subsidies, says savings can fund public transport

    (Updated )

    Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail maintains that targeted fuel subsidies will benefit those in the B40 group.

    This came in response to a remark by the prime minister’s economic adviser, Muhammed Abdul Khalid, that the programme would not help a third of poor households as they did not own cars or motorcycles...

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