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Jurong Lake District plans to push through despite derailed HSR project

Three plans for the area include a commercial precinct, a science centre, and a transport hub. Singapore’s plans for the development of Jurong Lake District (JLD) are set to proceed despite Malaysia’s decision to drop the


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Malaysia to cut cost of Klang light rail system by almost $4bn

The 37km Light Rail Transit 3 line (LRT3), which would connect Bandar Utama on the outskirts of the capital to Klang, had risen in cost to $7.8bn from an original budget of $2.2bn, but its budget


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Offers received to halve cost of Malaysia-Singapore HSR

The Malaysian government has received offers to halve the cost of the high-speed rail (HSR) project. This is following Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s announcement that construction works for the 350km line would be postponed


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Malaysia suspends $20b Chinese Belt and Road rail project

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: A Chinese company building a key rail link in Malaysia said on Wednesday that it has been told to suspend work pending negotiations, and urged the new Malaysian government elected two months ago


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More big infrastructure projects threatened by Malaysia’s HSR decision

An analyst eyes the Woodlands-Johor Bahru Rapid Transit System and other proposed bridges. As Malaysia decided to drop the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project, some of Singapore’s plans for the upcoming Jurong Lake District


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Malaysia drops project to build high-speed rail link with Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia is cancelling a project to build a high-speed rail link between its capital, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore, and will talk with its southern neighbor about any compensation Malaysia has to pay,


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HSR project to award over 60 civil packages, 70,000 jobs to be created

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 60 civil work packages will be dished out under the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project, according to MyHSR Corp CEO Datuk Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal. This will


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Beijing-based AIIB keen to finance huge infrastructure projects in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is enthusiastic to finance huge infrastructure projects in Malaysia, including the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, said Second Secretary of Chinese Embassy here, Dr Fang Tao. He


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Construction firms to benefit from Malaysia’s infrastructure spending

Construction companies like HSS Engineers Bhd, TRC Synergy and Econpile Holdings Bhd are among the construction companies that stand to benefit from government spending on infrastructure projects. Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd vice-president (research) Vincent Lau told


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Consortia selected for KL-Singapore high speed rail civil works

KUALA LUMPUR: MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd has completed its project delivery partner (PDP) tender and has selected two consortia to assist with the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project’s civil works portion. The Malaysian


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