The Bandar Malaysia development was supposed to host terminals for the high-speed rail line connecting Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg

KL-Singapore high-speed rail link hit buffers over US$25 billion bill: Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

“Is it worth it? You can get something for cheaper, for half the price,” says Malaysia’s new Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng of decision to cancel the project

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The Bandar Malaysia development was supposed to host terminals for the high-speed rail line connecting Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
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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.