HSR could be revived if cost is cut: Malaysia finance minister Lim Guan Eng
(July 11): Malaysia's Finance Minister has received offers to halve the cost of the high-speed rail (HSR) after Kuala Lumpur expressed reluctance to go ahead with building the 350km line to Singapore.
Speaking to The Straits Times last week, Mr Lim Guan Eng said while he has not received a formal proposal, these offers showed the current cost of the Malaysian portion of the link — estimated at RM110 billion (S$37 billion) — was "exorbitant".
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