Malaysia’s Daim Zainuddin puts the China-backed East Coast Rail Link back on track. Photo: Handout

Malaysia to go ahead with China-backed East Coast Rail link

  • Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s office says first two phases of the project will now cost US$10.7 billion – about two thirds of the original cost
  • The project stalled when Mahathir came to power last year and questioned various Chinese-backed projects signed up to by his predecessor Najib Razak
Topic |   Malaysia

TOP PICKS

Malaysia’s Daim Zainuddin puts the China-backed East Coast Rail Link back on track. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE