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M'sians to pay up to 8% more for piped natural gas

Businesses are also not spared from paying more from July, but electricity tariffs are kept unchanged; economy expected to be hit by the higher gas tariffs

Kuala Lumpur

ALREADY grappling with the soaring cost of living, Malaysians will have to fork out up to 8 per cent more in gas bills as the price of piped natural gas is set to increase from July 1. But a double whammy was averted when Putrajaya kept electricity tariffs unchanged.