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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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Express rail in final trial run for September start

The soon-to-begin cross-border express rail service has been in a third phase of trials, with trains traveling from Hong Kong to stations in Guangdong. Trains have been rolling in preparation for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail


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Taiwan: Pier foundation laid for Kinmen Bridge

Construction crews finished laying the first pier foundation for the Kinmen Bridge yesterday, the National Freeway Bureau said, adding that it is confident that the bridge would be finished by 2021. The bridge would connect Greater


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16 land transactions in Q2

The Lands Department registered 11 lease modifications and five land exchanges in the Land Registry during the quarter ending June, of which six were technical changes involving nil premium. Six transactions were on Hong Kong Island,


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Balfour Beatty JV bag HK$2.6bn Hong Kong tunnel contract

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces its 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded the ‘Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link – Northern Connection Tunnel Buildings, Electrical and Mechanical Works’ contract worth


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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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Taiwan awards US$437m contract for Taipei’s Metro Line 7

Alstom together with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office Department of Rapid Transit System Taipei City Government (SEMPO) to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei


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Gov’t to make flats more affordable

The Government is willing to bear the financial costs involved in making subsidised sale flats provided by the Housing Authority and the Housing Society more affordable. Chief Executive Carrie Lam made the statement before today’s Executive


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Rail inquiry team appointed

The Chief Executive-in-Council has appointed a Commission of Inquiry to investigate construction problems at Hung Hom Station on the Shatin to Central Link. The commission will look into steel reinforcement fixing works and any other works


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8 pre-sale consents issued

The Lands Department issued seven pre-sale consents for residential developments and one pre-sale consent for a commercial development in the second quarter. The residential developments involve 3,861 units. One development in Sha Tin and a phase


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