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Petrol companies must come clean on latest increase in prices

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 05:50
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There was a collective groan from motorists across Singapore when Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced a surprise increase in petrol duty towards the end of his Budget statement on Monday.

THERE was a collective groan from motorists across Singapore when Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced a surprise increase in petrol duty towards the end of his Budget statement on Monday.

The duty for premium- and intermediate-grade petrol went up