Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gives an exclusive interview to the South China Morning Post.

Malaysia’s Mahathir: green light for China-backed East Coast Rail Link – if price is right

  • In an exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post, the Malaysian leader says the troubled project could still go ahead
  • But only if the Chinese contractor agrees to a significant reduction on the US$13 billion price tag
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gives an exclusive interview to the South China Morning Post.
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.