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August 25, 2018 6:56 AM Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: Awards will only be given to those who serve the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the conferring of honours should not be taken lightly as had been done by the previous Barisan Nasional government. "When Najib was in power, everyone got rewarded 7

August 24, 2018 4:51 PM Mahathir gostarn-ing on ECRL?

As I had written in an earlier post, Mahathir did NOT succeed in his attempts to persuade Chinese leaders to accept him withdrawing from projects contracted with China without any penalties.At most, China might have allowed a longer period for Malaysia to settle the compensations. They might have offered Mahathir ‘tea & sympathy’ but probably ended up saying 10

August 22, 2018 6:41 PM For 44 years money from the Malay states has been diverted to the Chinese states

Terengganu receives slightly over RM1 billion a year in oil revenue. Sabah and Sarawak combined receive RM2.25 billion a year. Kelantan gets nothing. Over the last 44 years since 1974, Petronas is said to have earned more than RM2.5 trillion in revenue from Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu. Terengganu, Kelantan, Sabah and Sarawak are the poorest states 23

August 22, 2018 8:55 AM Merdeka Airshow: Call for airlines to notify passengers on any change of flight schedule

SEREMBAN: Commercial airlines have been asked to notify their passengers on any change of flight schedule at the earliest possible time following the closure of the airspace above and around the KL International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 for the training for the Merdeka Day airshow. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook this was to enable the passengers 18

August 13, 2018 2:46 PM Malaysia-China relations have hit rock bottom, and Mahathir knows it

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has issued a stern warning to China against further militarising the South China Sea (see news item below). Speaking to The Associated Press days ahead of his visit to Beijing, the Prime Minister announced that he would seek to cancel multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects that his predecessor, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak, signed 24

August 9, 2018 5:16 AM Penang CM asks Najib not to mislead public over PIL 1 Highway, ECRL

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak not to mislead the public by distorting what he described as two distinctly different infrastructure projects – the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) Highway and the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). He said there were major differences between a highway 8

July 12, 2018 4:00 PM Lafarge Malaysia's RM270m cement contract for ECRL suspended

PETALING JAYA: Lafarge Malaysia Bhd's RM270 million contract for the supply of cement for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) has been suspended following the suspension of the project. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, Lafarge said it received a letter from China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd on the suspension of the company's supplies 15

July 9, 2018 1:12 PM HSS: Consultancy contracts for ECRL suspended

PETALING JAYA: HSS Engineers Bhd announced that the consultancy contracts awarded to its associate company HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI) for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) have been suspended pending government review. The group told the stock exchange that it received letters on the suspension of HSSI’s services from its client China Communication 7

July 9, 2018 8:00 AM Malaysia Rail Link affirms work on ECRL suspended, despite reports otherwise

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project owner, has reaffirmed that the project is currently suspended and that no other works to progress the project will take place during the suspension period. In a statement today, the company said the recent news reports that suggest the construction works of the project 9

July 3, 2018 3:34 AM Final cost of ECRL is RM81 billion: LGE

KUALA LUMPUR: The final cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is actually RM81 billion and must be reduced significantly to make it viable financially. The Finance Ministry said that the RM81 billion does not cover its operating cost and Selangor government is also against the completion of the Gombak-Port Klang portion of the rail line. "The ECRL project 14