Want better water services? Pay 'a few sen' more, says minister

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Modified 31 Mar 2019, 10:25 am

A hike in water tariffs to the tune of "a few sen" is necessary to improve water services in the country, stressed Water, Land, and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

Xavier said tariffs in the country have remained unchanged for "over 20 years," while the cost of work has increased over time...

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