People pose with a model of a train during the ground breaking ceremony for the ECRL in 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Tempers flare in Malaysia as opposition MPs slam new terms of China-backed ECRL project

  • Members of Barisan Nasional, the coalition in power when the deal was first signed, have hit out at changes to the plans brought in to bring down costs
  • They also called for the proportion of local involvement in the project to be raised from 40 to 50 per cent – despite it only being 30 per cent originally
Topic |   Malaysia

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People pose with a model of a train during the ground breaking ceremony for the ECRL in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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