KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRLSB) and China Communications Construction ECRL Sdn Bhd (CCCC) today said they have not appointed official agents or lobbyists to facilitate the pre-qualification of local contractors for 40 per cent of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) civil work packages.
BEIJING (April 29): The RM1 billion refund from China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) is the money that the previous government paid in advance before work on the East Coast Rail Link was done, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured).
BEIJING (April 27): Malaysia can expect more investments from China, especially in the corridors along the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) following the agreement inked between the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and China Communication Construction Company Ltd (CCCC).
KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): The project and asset owner of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, Malaysian Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), has dismissed allegations that China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) will be able to state their claim on assets, minerals or objects of interest during the construction of the 640km railway.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) clarified yesterday that a proposed joint operations agreement between the company and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) does not involve ceding any form of ownership of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to its Chinese counterpart.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) have signed a supplementary agreement pursuant to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which will proceed at a lower cost of RM44 billion compared with its original cost of RM65.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd’s unit, PPES Works (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd (PPESW), is partnering with China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) to bid for jobs under the Sarawak Coastal Road Network project and the Second Trunk Road project in the state.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Discussions on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is still ongoing and details will be revealed soon, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): With slowing economic growth and mounting concern over RM1 trillion worth of public debts, conflicting statements over the weekend from two top Malaysian ministers over the fate of the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project have, worryingly, highlighted that there could be too many cooks in the proverbial kitchen of Malaysia’s financial and economic affairs.