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PM takes major political risk in slashing subsidies

Published
Modified 4 Jun 2008, 3:15 pm

Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is taking a major political risk in removing subsidies even as he attempts to recover from disastrous March elections that dealt his ruling coalition its worst results in half a century.

Rising prices of food and fuel were a major factor in the ballot, which has triggered repeated calls for the premier to stand down.

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