31 Oct '16, 11pm

Malaysia to award $18.3b KL-Kelantan rail project to China

BEIJING • Malaysia is awarding a RM55 billion (S$18.3 billion) rail project to China Communication Construction Company (CCCC), just two weeks after Prime Minister Najib Razak made public the plan to build the Kuala Lumpur-Kelantan line. The 620km mega project will be the third involvement of China firms in major projects in Malaysia. Datuk Seri Najib yesterday landed in Beijing for a week-long visit where he said bilateral ties would be taken to "new heights" and that he would be signing Malaysia's "first significant defence deal" with China, the Malaysian media reported. The new railway line, called the East Coast Rail Link or ECRL, from Kuala Lumpur will pass through Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan states before ending in Tumpat, north of the Kelantan capital of Kota Baru. The Finance Ministry's secretary-general, Datuk Seri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, told reporters y...

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