Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Malaysians demand cheap fuel back

By Robin Brant BBC News, Kuala Lumpur

The soaring price of fuel around the world has brought protesters out in many countries.
This includes Malaysia, where the government recently announced a 40% jump in the price of petrol.
Angry opposition groups are calling on a million people to descend on the capital Kuala Lumpur for a demonstration next month.
Outside a mosque in the heart of Kuala Lumpur recently, a handful of protesters gathered with home-made placards. One man chanted, while others around him applauded.
They want their cheap petrol back. Click here: Malaysians demand cheap fuel back BBC News, UK