Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Petrol up 30 sen

KUALA LUMPUR: The price of petrol and diesel is up by 30 sen a litre effective today, the highest increase in the past two years.

However, the Prime Minister's Department, in a statement, said that this would be the only increase for the year.

Public transport and commercial vehicle operators only face a 15 sen rise for diesel.

Full story...Petrol up 30 sen...The Star

Thursday, February 02, 2006

KL one of the world's cheapest cities

Despite the flurry of price increases last year, Malaysia remains one of the cheapest places in the world to live in.

In the latest cost-of-living survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Kuala Lumpur was ranked 95th among 128 cities in the world, up three places from the year before.

The most expensive city in the world was Oslo in Norway, knocking Tokyo from the perch for the first time in 14 years.

Read article: O$LO: No.1 KL: No.95
KL one of the world's cheapest cities...NST
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