There has been no reply to Singapore’s diplomatic note sent on Jun 1 to seek Malaysia’s position on the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project even as costs incurred continues to rise quickly, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Monday (Jul 9).

Mr Khaw said in Parliament that following numerous statements by Malaysian leaders, including Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, on the HSR project over the past two months, these suggest that Malaysia no longer intends to continue with the rail project linking its capital of Kuala Lumpur to Singapore.

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