RM20bn alternative to HSR mooted, say sources

PETALING JAYA (June 18): A significantly cheaper alternative to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) will cost RM20 billion – or just a fraction of the mega project’s cost, which has been variously cited as from RM60 billion to RM110 billion.

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DBKL awaits go-ahead to demolish Jamal Yunos restaurant

PETALING JAYA (June 14): Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) will make plans to demolish fugitive Umno leader Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos’ restaurant in Kuala Lumpur as soon as it gets the go-ahead from the Federal Territories Land and Mines Office (PTG).

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Johor opposition supports HSR deferment

PETALING JAYA (June 14): Johor opposition leader Datuk Hasni Mohammad has hailed Pakatan Harapan administration’s decision to postpone the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) instead of cancelling it outright.

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Owns only one, not 64 plots, says YWP

KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) said it owns only one plot of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) land and not all the 64 lots, as claimed by Kepong Member of Parliament Lim Lip Eng.

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‘Uncertainty over Felda board puts KLVC probe on hold’

KUALA LUMPUR: Investigations into the Kuala Lumpur Vertical City (KLVC) development are being held up by uncertainties about project owner Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) board of directors, according to sources, following the change in government after the May 9 national polls.

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PM: HSR merely postponed, not scrapped

PETALING JAYA (June 12): In what appears to be a softening of his stance, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) is postponed, and not axed entirely.

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