A screenshot of a letter, posted on the Facebook page of former premier Najib Razak, appears to indicate the Malaysian government had come to a final decision to cancel the ECRL project.

Malaysia’s ECRL: US$20 billion rail deal still ‘being negotiated’, says Mahathir Mohamad

  • The Malaysian prime minister has repeated his stance even as his predecessor Najib Razak shared documents online suggesting the country had definitively cancelled the project
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A screenshot of a letter, posted on the Facebook page of former premier Najib Razak, appears to indicate the Malaysian government had come to a final decision to cancel the ECRL project.
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A model of a proposed East Coast Rail Link train during the project’s ground breaking ceremony in 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Malaysia’s ECRL: Officials flip-flop over future of US$20 billion China-backed project

  • The administration of Mahathir Mohamad has scrambled to walk back a minister’s earlier comments that the rail link would be scrapped
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A model of a proposed East Coast Rail Link train during the project’s ground breaking ceremony in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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