S'pore has spent S$250m on HSR project so far; still awaits clarification from M'sia

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SINGAPORE (July 9): Since the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government came into power in Malaysia, it vowed to review all the mega projects that the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government has undertaken.

One of which is the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (KL-SG HSR). On May 28, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that he would scrap the project to curb unnecessary government spending.

(See: Dr M vows to abort high-speed rail project with Singapore)

Although this was announced in Malaysia, the government has yet to officially convey the message to Singapore about their decision... (Click here to read the full story)