Fix airline ticket prices between Sabah S’wak and KL
Published on: Sunday, December 29, 2019
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ALLOW serviced apartment to switch to residential water tariff. People living in apartments located on commercial land, also known as “serviced apartments”, are paying commercial rates for water, council assessment and electricity.

Yet water providers have refused to allow the tariff to be changed to residential rates.

Hence working-class people in cities are paying more than ministers for the same amount of water used.

REDUCE minimum payment for water to RM3. 

Residential water tariff makes it mandatory for each household to pay a minimum charge. Most state governments charge a minimum payment between RM4 and RM7.

This is a burden to senior citizens who are not working.

ABOLISH telecommunications contracts.

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has reduced the cost of telecommunications and broadband services.

However, telecommunications companies have “locked in” their customers through a minimum contract period.

This means subscribers are not able to change to more affordable service providers or packages.

FIX airline ticket prices between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak.

Domestic airfare should be fixed similar to interstate bus ticket prices.

However, the proposal to fix airline ticket prices between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak has been watered down multiple times by airline companies. Most airlines, including the low-cost carriers, have been exploiting people for far too long, especially during the festive period.

DO not float diesel prices.

The government should stop floating diesel prices from January onwards to curb inflation.

Floating diesel prices allows petroleum companies to raise the prices indiscriminately, pushing inflation higher.

OFFER off-peak-hour discounts to KTM Electric Train Service and Sabah Railway users.

SJ





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