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Petrol prices unmoved, diesel drops marginally

Petrol prices unmoved, diesel drops marginally

August 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Existing RON95 and RON97 petrol prices will remain for another week. According to the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry’s weekly announcements, the two grades of petrol will continue to retail for RM2.15 and RM2.43, respectively. Diesel will be cheaper by three sen or RM2.01 per litre. The prices become effective after midnight and will remain valid until the end of next Wednesday. Putrajaya previously said it would review the... Read more

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Yvonne Lee Hui Lee from the Lim Kok Wing choir holds a button with the new 1Malaysia Negaraku logo in Putrajaya August 23, 2017. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

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