The last time around, at the end of June 2015, petrol pump prices rose by 10-20 sen per litre under our 'wonderful' monthly float system even though the global oil price fell during the month. So what will the...
The wonders of our float system as our pump prices go up even as the global oil price in an oversupplied market hits a three-week low. How is this possible? It would appear that public coffers badly need the...
Even as Asean goes about forming the Asean Community in 2015, a major regional controversy is brewing in the Mekong Delta, where a Malaysian firm Mega First Corporation Bhd plans to build a 256MW dam. [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m25!1m8!1m3!1d7806242.792431344!2d105.313198!3d17.187618!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m14!1i0!3e6!4m5!1s0x3128a6c7420d0173%3A0x7a3a73a18748e18a!2sXayaburi+Dam!3m2!1d19.254016999999997!2d101.813667!4m5!1s0x31130ff0c26e905d%3A0x60650fedcf8f235a!2sDon+Sahong+Dam!3m2!1d13.943852999999999!2d105.956283!5e0!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1418460504950&w=600&h=450] The Don Sahong...
The plunge in global oil prices will lead to much lower Petronas - and consequently, government - revenue and worsen the government's fiscal deficit. Some key points extracted from this report in the Edge: - low oil prices are a...
As you can see, the global oil price has actually dropped over the last few years. So why has the domestic oil price gone up by 20 sen per litre? This is a press statement from Institute Rakyat: Not just...
Was the 1992 blackout across wide swathes of the nation avoidable? Was it to pave the wave for the privatisation of TNB? Selangor Kini, bearing the copyright of the Selangor state government, has published a report about former TNB CEO...
... for those whose previous monthly electricity bills ranged from RM120-RM200. The percentage increase will be more than 17 per cent for those whose monthly bills were higher than RM200 under the old tariff structure. That's because, while the domestic...
Only recently, 1 November 2013, a business press report told us how well TNB had performed in 2013. The profit would have been even more than RM4.6bn if not for forex losses in the fourth quarter. In TNB's fourth...
Francis, the Bishop of Rome, has been photographed with anti-fracking activists from Argentina. That's not surprising. At the start of his ministry in the Vatican, Francis had mentioned his concern about our broken relationship with Creation. He is now...
TNB has conceded that siltation from "massive land clearing and farming activities upstream" contributed to the rapid increase of the Ringlet Lake water level and the sudden discharge of the overflow. The "accumulation of siltation and sediment...

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