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Why some merchants charge extra when you pay via credit card instead of cash

Some merchants, especially traditional ones (who prefer cash payment but have to accept credit card due to society trends) impose an additional 2% to 3% credit card surcharge on top of the purchase price. For example, if you buy something for RM1000, the merchant will tell you that: The price will be RM1000 if you [...]

Something Positive from Petrol Increase?

When the increase in petrol price was announced, it brought upon many protests from all quarters. I remembered on the Wednesday night itself, the petrol station near my home was beginning to get congested as I was driving out. As I pass by the petrol station again near midnite on my way back home, there [...]