A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters
A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters

Singapore

What derailed the Singapore-Malaysia high-speed link, and where now for neighbours’ troubled relationship?

  • Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin’s decision to unravel Najib Razak’s plan may have domestic political ramifications but a diplomatic fallout is unlikely
  • Analysts say the US$25 billion project could have been a white elephant and the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted Malaysia’s economic priorities

Topic |   Singapore
A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters
A disagreement between Malaysia and Singapore over an assets company to operate a high-speed rail link between the two countries resulted in the project being abandoned. Photo: Reuters
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