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Malaysia okays rail link with Singapore, but proposes tweaks

Malaysian officials meeting reporters on Thursday. From left: Minister of Economic Affairs Mohamed Azmin bin Ali, Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng, Johor Mentri Besar Sahruddin bin Jamal, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Minister of Transport Anthony Loke, Minister of Home Affairs Muhyiddin Yassin, and State Secretary of Johor Azmi bin Rohani.

Johor Baru, Malaysia

MALAYSIA has decided to proceed with a cross-border MRT link project with Singapore, with proposals to amend the project and reduce costs by 36 per cent.

With the proposed changes, the 4 km rail project will cost an estimated RM3...

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