Reopen question of cancelling ECRL, Jomo tells govt after Amhari's statement

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): Prominent economist Professor Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram has urged the federal government to reopen the question of cancelling the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega infrastructure project, following 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-Tanore trial key witness Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin's statements that the project was mooted to bail 1MDB out.

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ECRL, pipeline projects offered to China to bail out 1MDB

  KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): In an attempt to extricate and salvage 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from the mounting debts that financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low and his cohorts had plunged the company into, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak assembled in astonishing quick time, a handful of mega infrastructure projects that Malaysia could offer to China’s state-owned enterprises.

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Ireka aims to tender for more projects

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): Ireka Corp Bhd will focus on replenishing its order book this year by tendering for more external and internal projects, says group managing director, Lai Voon Hon.

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ECRL committee shortlists 331 potential bidders for 4Q tender call

  KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): A total of 331 out of 1,321 Malaysian construction companies have been shortlisted as potential tenderers for civil work packages of the planned RM44 billion 640-km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which is expected to link Kota Bharu to Putrajaya in about four hours, said project and asset owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL).

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