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KL links fuel subsidy to income

Sceptics say proposed mechanism too complicated and doubt if it can be implemented efficiently

Some suggest Malaysia leverage falling oil prices to wean motorists off subsidised fuel. Such a move would deter fuel smugglers and also do away with the need for an ostensibly costly new system.

Kuala Lumpur

IN A bid to reduce fuel subsidies, Malaysia intends to implement a multi-tier system of fuel purchases based on income eligibility.

On Monday, the country's Second Minister for Finance Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said Malaysians whose monthly income exceeds RM10,000 (S$3,890...

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