Prime Minister yesterday announced that the price of fuel, especially petrol and diesel, will go up today. Petrol is priced at RM2.70, while diesel RM2.58. A hefty 78sen increase for petrol and RM1 hike for diesel. It is going to definitely hit the pockets of many, especially the lower and middle income group. I was talking to some friends yesterday and was told that it would now cost RM10 to fill up a "kapchai" (low end motocycles). This is the height of dizziness. I remember filling up low end motorcycles I borrowed from friends those days with a mere RM2. And what about the spiralling effect of the hike. Prices of goods and services are also likely to skyrocket. Lets have your say on this. Tell me what you think of this latest move by the government.
p/s: I am in Terengganu today, attending Sukma (for those who are not familiar with Sukma -- it is Sukan Malaysia !
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