the papers interviewed some people who had gone to collect their rebate on saturday.
- relieved after collecting the RM625 as she was facing difficulty paying her son’s university fee. “Now, I can afford to pay the semester fee of RM608,” she said
- This is good. I can use it to pay my water, electricity and telephone bills.
- I'm so happy. Now I have extra cash to pay my bills.
- I need the money. It will come in handy, especially with my six children.
as it is, these people are already short of money. and it has only been 10 days since the price hike.
what happens next month when there is no extra RM625 coming their way?
Lulu continues to worry.