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Joint Statement by Singapore and Malaysia on Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Project

  • 05 September 2018
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Malaysia and Singapore are committed to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (“HSR”) Project. However, at Malaysia’s request and in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, Singapore has agreed to suspend the construction of the HSR Project for a period up to 31 May 2020. – Source: MOT

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Oral Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to Parliamentary Questions on Developments of the HSR Project

  • 10 July 2018
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On 9 July 2018, Singapore Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan answered questions about the status of the HSR project in Parliament. – Source: MOT

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Construction for Singapore’s end of high-speed rail expected to start in 2019

  • 17 April 2018
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SG HSR has called tenders for the design and construction of tunnels and associated facilities for Singapore’s end of the high-speed rail project connecting with Kuala Lumpur. – Source: The Straits Times

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HSR to generate multiplier effects on local economies

  • 29 March 2018
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The HSR is expected to strengthen regional economic integration between Malaysia and Singapore because of the enhanced access to a larger and more diversified pool of talent and wider investment opportunities. The HSR also gives Singaporean and Malaysian companies increased opportunities for collaboration and access to a larger pool of consumers. – Source: The Business Times

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Not all of S$3b budget for High Speed Rail and Rapid Transit System to be spent this year: MOT

  • 28 February 2018
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Not all of the S$3 billion which has been set aside for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) and the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System  (RTS) Link in the Ministry of Transport’s (MOT) FY18 budget will be spent this year. – Source: Channel NewsAsia

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