Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook
Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook

Stalled Malaysia-Singapore metro link gets fresh push as ties thaw post-Mahathir

  • Resumption of the US$880 million project comes as the countries’ bilateral ties have stabilised under Malaysia’s new prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin
  • Under the new pact, the RTS link is expected to begin operations by the end of 2026 with a depot in Malaysia, instead of Singapore as originally agreed

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Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook
Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a ceremony held on the causeway between the two countries to mark the renewal of an agreement on the Rapid Transit System metro link. Photo: Kenali Johor Jom / Facebook
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