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Geely, China aerospace firm agree to work on supersonic trains

China runs the world's longest high-speed rail line and is looking to build its own supersonic transport network.

Musk’s Boring Co. is said to win Chicago high-speed train bid

The city is expected to announce the news as soon as Thursday, one person said.

Report: Winners and losers in HSR cancellation

The new government’s decision to cancel the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR project will benefit airlines but cause losses to infrastructure firms involved, says report.

HSR work continues as Singapore waits for official word

Singapore's transport minister says the republic believes the railway is of mutual interest and Singapore will exercise its rights to compensation if Malaysia pulls out.

MP: Go ahead, scrap HSR, but improve Johor transport system

Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching offers several suggestions to improve the public transport system in Johor with money saved from cancelling the HSR project.

Singapore yet to be notified of KL-Singapore rail cancellation

Singapore official says the high speed rail project was based on mutual benefits and that the republic will wait for official confirmation from Malaysia.

Nobel Prize nomination? I’m not so noble, quips Mahathir

The prime minister cheekily brushes off petition suggesting he be nominated for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.

Review what’s bad, retain what’s beneficial

The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail project should be retained because its benefits justify the high cost of constructing it.

Loss of RM209 billion if KL-Singapore HSR cancelled

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has previously stated his opposition to the HSR project.

HSR appoints project delivery partners

They win bids for northern and southern portions of the high-speed rail project between KL and Singapore.

Johor exco: ECRL, HSR won’t jeopardise local airlines

He says former finance minister Daim Zainuddin was wrong in making such an assumption.

Najib calls Dr M a ‘car tester’ with no business sense

The prime minister also accuses Mahathir of neglecting the public transport system, in yet another attack at his main rival.

MyHSR to call for tender to appoint survey consultants

The final survey consultants tender is divided into six packages, with three reserved for Bumiputera firms, says company leading KL-Singapore HSR project.

Malaysia-Singapore ties tested by HSR contract

The two countries must choose between competing bids between Chinese and Japanese rivals, as well as European and South Korean firms.

Chinese consortium confident of winning KL-S’pore HSR project

China Railway Corp is leading consortium, which includes ECRL project builder and financier, China Communications Construction Co and Exim Bank.

HSR environment impact report ready for viewing

MyHSR announces how public can view, give feedback on Environmental Impact Assessment for 350km KL-Singapore High-Speed Rail for 1 month starting tomorrow.

We’re still negotiating on Bandar Malaysia, says Irwan

Treasury secretary-general Irwan Siregar gives 'update' on 1MDB-owned project in Kuala Lumpur, saying that he will inform the press when the time comes.

CIMB Research: Gamuda strong bidder for KL-Singapore rail PDP tender

The research house says this is because Gamuda Bhd has the experience as project delivery partner for MRT1 and MRT2 projects, and rail underground civil works exposure.

KL-Singapore HSR land acquisition process under way, says Najib

Prime Minister Najib Razak says applications to freeze land already submitted by MyHSR.

KL-Singapore high-speed rail to cost up to RM77 billion?

Economist from Singapore think tank says that is the latest estimate with the bulk of the cost going for building bridges and tunnelling.

How HSR project can benefit local firms

An economist says Malaysian companies can provide supplies and services even if they cannot be part of AssetsCo.

No local partner requirement for KL-Singapore HSR Assets Company

Malaysia's MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd and Singapore's Land Transport Authority tell potential bidders in a London briefing that the tender, to be called at year-end, will be open and fair.

IWH-CREC involvement in Bandar Malaysia back on the cards

The conglomerate stands a good chance to win the bid after Dalian Wanda Group affected by China’s new capital control restrictions, says report.

Najib may allow IWH-CREC back in Bandar Malaysia

Bandar Malaysia equity structure may see more than one Chinese company involved after China's prime minister and president intervene.