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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia and Singapore suspend cross-border rail project

Move is part of Mahathir's review of major infrastructure deals

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a meeting last month in Malaysia. The deferment of the cross-border rail link is the latest in a series of major projects placed under review by Mahathir.   © Kyodo

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone their cross-border rail link, aimed at reducing congestion at the countries' border, the latest major infrastructure project to be suspended under the administration of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

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