Free market driven transportation

In Manila, one can get from door-step to door-step using public transportation. There is the little matter of traffic induced by the haphazard transporters, but surely they are better off than our people waiting in bus stops for buses that never come.

Metro Manila has about 25 million people during the day, and the vast majority of them do not own vehicles. The city relies on a series of market forces driven solutions.  I know,  I lived there  for three years. Continue reading “Free market driven transportation”


Petrol hike imminent

All Malaysians wait with baited for the the increase, it is not an if anymore, if you look at the removal of fuel subsidies to rapidKL and the sale ban to foreign cars at our borders.

The question Batu 9 wants to examine is whether a price hike is good or not, but on what will happen next with the increase. The effects we are likely to see. Continue reading “Petrol hike imminent”