Monday, October 3, 2005

Change lifestyle to spend less

PM: Change lifestyle to spend less

Zubaidah Abu Bakar
New Straits Times
PM: Change lifestyle to spend less
Byline: Zubaidah Abu Bakar
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR, Sun. - Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today advised

Malaysians to be thrifty to cushion the impact of escalating oil prices
on prices of goods and services.

He said the people must learn to make adjustments in their budget and,

if necessary, change their lifestyle.

"We have to make adjustments in our spending and avoid wastage," he

said at the opening of the 52nd annual general assembly of the People's

Progressive Party at the Putra World Trade Centre.

The Prime Minister said Malaysians generally tend to overdo things,

leading to wastage ...