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Debt-chocked Malaysia dithers on $1 billion train project with Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to delay by another month a decision on whether to go ahead with a billion-dollar train project connecting the city-state with Malaysia’s southern state of Johor, Malaysia


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LTA Awards Civil Contracts to Construct Five Stations for the Jurong Region Line

Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded two civil contracts for the construction of five Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and their viaducts. Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co (Singapore) won the contract to design and construct a 4.3-km


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Singapore Port Extension

MAXAM successfully completes blasting operation for Singapore Port extension, led by DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV) The blasting company originally founded by dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel has carried out what it claims is the largest ever underwater blasting


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Malay and S’pore Consultants appointed for KL-High Speed Rail project

Minconsult, a Malaysian company, and Ernst & Young were appointed as the Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) and Commercial Advisory Consultant (CAC) on the Kuala Lumpur –Singapore High Speed Rail project. MyHSR Corporation announced that by the


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Singapore taps into water innovation

SINGAPORE: Every day after his morning run, Adam Reutens-Tan washes under a half-full camping shower hooked on the ceiling of his bathroom. The modified shower, which uses just four litres of water, is one of several


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Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion-dollar train project linking the wealthy city-state with its neighbour’s southern state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday. The suspension


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Singapore to move infrastructure underground to free up space

Singapore is planning to move infrastructure underground and use the space to build more homes and parks in the island state, according to the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA’s) draft masterplan, which sets urban development goals for


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Mace opens Singapore regional hub office and appoints former Barclays property director

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has appointed Nick Brand to run a new regional hub office in Singapore. Nick joins Mace as the Regional Manager for APAC following 12 years working within the group


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Report: S’pore agreed to defer HSR in spirit of bilateral cooperation

SINGAPORE: Singapore could have turned down Malaysia’s request to defer the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR), enforced its legal rights on termination and sought compensation from Malaysia, Channel NewsAsia reported today. But Singapore decided to work


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Singapore’s Builders Seen Facing Debt Troubles Amid Curbs

Singapore’s small construction firms are likely to face more difficulties repaying debt as a clampdown on property speculation worsens their already tight liquidity. The island’s economy grew at a slower pace in the second quarter than


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