A total of 331 construction companies will be eligible to take part in tenders to be called in the fourth quarter of 2019.
He says the amount involved will be a commercial decision by Firefly.
The EU Commission is due to announce its decision by Feb 18, with indications the merger will be rejected.
Pay negotiations between Deutsche Bahn and the EVG railworkers' union, demanding a 7.5% salary rise for 160,000 employees, ended without agreement on Saturday.
The accident took place in Yilan County near the coast, with several carriages overturned on a railway popular among tourists.
Thailand’s military government has focused on major transport projects under an effort to catalyse investment and bolster the economy.
The train travels the 26 kilometres (16 miles) through Hong Kong to Shenzhen across the border in China in just 14 minutes
The former minister has become a thorn in the side of Theresa May since he resigned as foreign minister over her Brexit plan.
Malaysia will have to reimburse Singapore for wasted costs if project does not resume in 2020.
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan will take whatever was discussed to Singapore Cabinet for decision.
News report says only 30% of the workforce are foreigners and those who lost their jobs are locals.
It is to China’s benefit to deal with a Malaysian government that is not perceived to be anyone’s client state.
Members of the lower house of parliament, where the ruling party has a large majority, adopted the bill by 452 votes for to 80 against and 27 abstentions.
As such, they say cancelling East Coast Rail Line is unlikely to have much effect.
The Chinese government will throw its support behind the use of rail for freight deliveries.
Common sense says we must ask basic questions, such as: how are costs shared, who gets the most benefit, is one side taking advantage of another, what if the agreements are unfair?
But Malaysia intends to negotiate with Singapore on the RM4 billion bill it will have to foot.
Transport expert Goh Bok Yen urges Pakatan Harapan to give more details of MRT3, HSR and ECRL to help the public decide whether these are beneficial.
The transport body says ECRL, HSR and Penang Tunnel are too expensive.
Striking rail workers, civil servants and students demonstrated across France on Thursday against Emmanuel Macron's public sector reforms but in markedly lower numbers than a month ago as unions struggle to rally the president's opponents.
French President Emmanuel Macron faces mass protests Thursday as trade unionists seek to galvanise angry students, public sector workers and striking train drivers into joining forces against him almost a year after he came to office.
They will be responsible for designing and delivering the civil works for the KL-Singapore rail project at an agreed cost and schedule.
Prime minister says taking into account Segamat's link with the districts of Mersing and Rompin, it was suitable for Segamat to be included in the ECER development area.
The 62.4km Kota Samarahan-Damai stretch, including rolling stock, will cost RM4.5 billion, the 82km Serian-Senari route RM5.4 billion, and 10.8km City Dispersal Line RM819 million.
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