The goverment is very concerned with the rising transport cost borne by the rakyat. To alleviate the burden of highway users, I am pleased to inform that the toll rates in four highways owned by PLUS Expressway Bhd will not be raised for the next five yaers, effective immediatly - Janji Kosong Najib pada pembentangan Budget 2011 @ 15 Oktober 2010 ... MANA JANJI HANG NAJIB? Kata tol xnaik dalam masa 5 tahun? ... Piiiirrraaahh
PRU 13 : Saifuddin Nasution - Parlimen Kulim - Bandar Baru, N. Surendren - Parlimen Padang Serai
MERBOK: PKR vice-president N. Surendran will contest in the Padang Serai parliamentary seat while party secretary-general, incumbent Machang MP Saifuddin Nasution, will contest in the Kulim-Bandar Baharu parliamentary seat in GE13, PKR advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has revealed.
Meanwhile, incumbent Merbok MP Datuk Rashid Din will be replaced by a female candidate - Sungai Petani Wanita PKR chief Nurin Aina Azrina Abdullah, who is also a Sungai Petani Municipal Council councillor.
The 38-year-old former engineer is a first-time candidate for the polls.
Incumbent Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul will contest in the same parliamentary seat again.
Anwar made the announcements at a ceramah in Laguna Merbok late last Sunday.
In the 2008 general elections, N. Gobalakrishnan and Datuk Zulkifli Noordin won the Padang Serai and Kulim-Bandar Baharu seats respectively under the PKR ticket.
However, both became independent when Gobalakrishnan quit and Zulkifli was sacked from the party in 2010.