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Here’s what got the chop in the latest budget
BIG TICKET INFRA PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN EITHER AXED OR SHELVED There was plenty of trepidation in the lead up to Budget 2019, which was tabled on Nov 2. In weeks prior, the language from the government seemed cautionary, lowering our expectations for a closet full of candies as... Read more
Hatten Land’s success begets success
MALACCANS LOVE THEIR HISTORIC STATE, BUT THEY LOVE CHIC DEVELOPMENTS AND LIFESTYLES TOO BY Zoe Phoon Ten years on in Malacca, the astute and agile developer Hatten Land Ltd is going great guns, embracing what the state has to offer, at times turning to the past. Nothing succeeds like... Read more
West Kowloon Terminus takes shape after years of delay
TERMINUS TO FUNCTION MORE LIKE AN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THAN A RAIL STATION BY Zoe Phoon The 380,000sq m multi-storey high speed rail (HSR) terminus station looks awe-inspiring and it will probably be the world’s largest below ground terminus. It’s designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, a leading global architecture... Read more
Japan pushing hard to land HSR project
Japan is reportedly pulling out all the stops to land the lucrative Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) deal, and is now using diplomatic muscle to ensure it has a seat at the table. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the recent lapse in the Bandar Malaysia deal involving... Read more
Bentong to get ECRL station

Bentong to get ECRL station

News February 23, 2017

BY Chris Prasad With much attention focused on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project these days, it is easy to forget that there are also other major rail projects being developed in the country. However, this week Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai put the spotlight on... Read more
Jurong Lake District: S’pore’s 2nd CBD, linked to KL
BY Zoe Phoon The Jurong Lake District (JLD) area in the island republic will be given a striking identity as the second CBD and as one of the places to be connected to Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur as a result of the future high speed rail (HSR) system. The... Read more
HSR land acquisition to begin next year
MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd, the agency tasked with overseeing the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail project (HSR), has announced that land acquisitions for the project will likely take place by the third quarter of 2017. The major bilateral transportation project aims to provide a rapid link between Bandar Malaysia in... Read more
Can HSR put the market back on track?
BY Chris Prasad A slight buzz has crept back into the lacklustre property market since Prime Minister Najib Razak and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong signed the historic agreement to proceed with the KL-Singapore High-Speed Rail project on Dec 13. More than a huge step in bilateral ties, it... Read more
It’s on: HSR deal a boon for  real estate
BY Aalia Mokhtar Malaysia and Singapore signed the agreement on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) this week. The rail link, when completed, is expected to reduce the travel time of about five hours on road between the Malaysian capital and the Lion City to only 90 minutes. Prime... Read more
Thailand to discuss  Bangkok-KL HSR project
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is planning to talk with Malaysian transport officials on the initiative to build the Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) system. According to Thai Transport Minister Arkom Termpittayapaisith, Malaysia and Thailand are expected to begin discussions on the feasibility of constructing the HSR connecting... Read more