A train model of the East Coast Rail Link project during the ground breaking ceremony in Kuantan, Malaysia, on August 9, 2017. Photo: Xinhua/Chong Voon Chung

Back on track? Malaysia is in ‘last mile’ of talks with China to revive East Coast Rail deal that Mahathir Mohamad ‘scrapped’

  • Beijing is willing to lower US$20 billion price tag for project, says Malaysian foreign minister Saifuddin Abdullah
  • Renewed talks could be step in repairing frayed relationship with China
Topic |   Malaysia

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A train model of the East Coast Rail Link project during the ground breaking ceremony in Kuantan, Malaysia, on August 9, 2017. Photo: Xinhua/Chong Voon Chung
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