KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Khazanah Nasional Bhd leaves it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): As the name suggests, the congestion tax proposed by the government can benefit Malaysians by reducing overcrowding on roads, while improving the quality of life for millions of city dwellers once implemented.
PETALING JAYA (March 2): The planned state highway takeover of concessions owned by Gamuda Bhd has some observers saying that it is a step in the right direction for the Pakatan Harapan government in fulfilling promises from their election manifesto.
CYBERJAYA (March 1): A study on the proposal to take over other toll concession companies throughout the country is expected to be completed in two to three months, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): The government expects to take about six months to acquire the toll concessions for four main highways — Damansara Puchong Expressway (LDP), Western KL Traffic Dispersal System (SPRINT), Shah Alam Expressway (Kesas) and Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): The Government’s plan to abolish highway tolls in Malaysia is a good step to reduce the cost of living, but it must not affect the development of other infrastructure projects in the country, an economist said.
KLANG (Feb 25): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government is taking the initiative to fulfil its election promise to abolish toll collection in stages with the introduction of the 'congestion charge', to encourage people to use highways during non-peak hours.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 23): Putrajaya will get rid of toll charges gradually and in phases as this is part of the Pakatan Harapan coalition’s general election manifesto, reported The Star today.
SIBU (Feb 22): The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, said Works Minister Baru Bian today.