Upcoming Budget 2020 expected to boost construction job growth

Construction sector Maintain neutral: We expect the upcoming Budget 2020 announcement on Oct 11 to prioritise public transport projects but limited to those already awarded, revised and approved: Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3), Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 (MRT2) and East Coast Rail Link (ECRL).

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ECRL - A test case for Belt & Road Initiative

  KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 30): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project can be one of the test cases for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), especially in terms of financing and long term risk mitigation, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Dr Ong Kian Ming said today.

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Jomo says ECRL cancellation can be done without affecting relations with China

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's concern about putting Malaysia's "national considerations at stake" is valid, but the cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) can still be done through proper negotiations without affecting bilateral relations with China, said prominent economist Professor Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

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