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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com The suspension of the toll fee hike in South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) is a “temporary victory of the protests being lodged against it by motorists and the Filipino people,” George San Mateo, secretary general of alliance of drivers and operators Piston said as the Toll Regulatory Board’s (TRB) meeting ended Wednesday…

Pointing to the public-private partnership in the development of the South Luzon Expressway as the culprit in the planned increase in toll fees, drivers’ group Piston warned that the planned hike plus the imposition of VAT on toll fees would trigger price increases as transport costs would likewise jack up.