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Doubts cast over work progress, Bumi participation in Borneo highway

The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association, Sarawak, claims the Sarawak stretch of the highway is still behind schedule.

Decision end of August on taking over Pan Borneo Highway in...

Works Minister Baru Bian says the works ministry can save 5.5% of the RM16.49 billion cost if it takes over the project.

Not so easy for Sarawak to leave Malaysia, says Baru Bian

The Sarawak PKR chief tells Sarawak United People’s Party Youth that there is no law to allow them to secede.

Cabinet to decide on project delivery partner for Pan Borneo highway...

Works Minister Baru Bian says only the PDP model for the Sabah portion of the highway project had been cancelled and replaced with a turnkey contractor model.

Slow funding for projects affects all states, says Mahathir

PM says the problem was caused by previous government using private initiatives to deliver projects.

Negligent Pan Borneo highway contractors in Sabah face the sack

They have broken water pipes, disrupting supply to residents nearby.

No decision yet on model for Pan Borneo Highway, says government

Works Minister Baru Bian says Putrajaya is still reviewing the project, including the two PDPs – Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd and Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd.

‘Still on the job’ says Borneo highway builder

Acting CEO says the company is not aware of any decision on the works ministry taking over the RM29 bil project.

MMC may be affected by change in Pan Borneo business model,...

RHB Research says if MMC is excluded from any role in the new model, the earnings risk is RM19 million or 9% of its financial year 2019 net profit.

We’ll let Putrajaya decide on model for Pan Borneo Highway, says...

Abang Johari Openg says he has no issue as to whether a project delivery partner or turnkey-contractor model is used, so long as the project is not delayed.

Further delay expected for Sabah Pan Borneo, says Kenanga Research

The research house says the takeover of the Pan Borneo Highway project from the existing project delivery partner won't affect the Sarawak portion that much.

Expand existing roads, don’t build new ones, Shafie says on Pan...

The chief minister says building new roads will cost the government more money and have an adverse effect on the environment.

Pan Borneo project delivery partners not removed yet, says minister’s adviser

Tian Chua, who is special adviser to the works minister, says the government is still reviewing the project and that nothing has been finalised.

Yes, PDP model for Pan Borneo Highway to be dropped, says...

The chief minister confirms reports that the federal government has decided to abandon the existing model in favour of the turnkey contractor model.

Expert warns of human-wildlife conflict if highway cuts through forest reserves

Benoit Goossens says parts of the Pan Borneo Highway will go through Class 1 forest reserves, affecting wildlife such as elephants, sun bears and clouded leopards.

No toll collection for Pan Borneo Highway

The 33km Telok Melano-Sematan stretch in Sarawak was completed earlier this month at a cost of RM580 million.

Pan Borneo Highway project only 10% completed in Sabah

Works Minister Baru Bian says there have been some delays.

Sabah confident of taking over Pan Borneo Highway project

Infrastructure Development Minister Peter Anthony says the state will save RM2 billion if it takes over the project.

Nation’s longest highway will be toll-free, Putrajaya assures

The works minister says PH will keep its promise to not charge users of the Pan Borneo Highway.

Allow Pan Borneo Highway to be toll-free, urges PBS

Parti Bersatu Sabah secretary-general Johnny Mositun is concerned after prime minister hints that toll-free highways are impossible to implement.

Sabah Pan Borneo Highway project under review to plug leakages

Infrastructure Development Minister Peter Anthony says the recommendations will be forwarded to the works and finance ministries and the state government.

Sabah to probe alleged misappropriation of funds for highway project

Infrastructure Development Minister Peter Anthony says the project will now be handled by the Public Works Department, the state finance ministry and the Economic Planning Unit.

Abang Jo: Gabungan Parti Sarawak is registered

The coalition of four former Barisan Nasional parties are waiting for the official letter from the Registrar of Societies.

Baru to personally monitor Pan Borneo highway construction

The works minister says he will be visiting various construction sites of the highway that connects Sabah and Sarawak.