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June 12, 2018 3:21 AM HSR project postponed, not scrapped, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said there will be a need for the high-speed rail (HSR) project with Singapore, but the country cannot afford it now. He told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review that Malaysia would benefit greatly from such a project. "So we actually postponed the implementation of that project," he was quoted as saying 3

June 12, 2018 1:27 AM 83% of ETS tickets sold: KTMB

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) has sold 83% or 175,340 tickets for its Electric Train Service (ETS) for Aidilfitri and school holidays from June 7 to 24. KTMB chief executive officer Rani Hisham Samsudin said there are 37,096 tickets still available for all sectors. For the KTM Intercity service, 17,303 tickets or 59% out of the 29,480 tickets 5

June 6, 2018 1:35 PM Bintulu LNG plant cuts exports on technical issues

LONDON: Bintulu’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant is experiencing a sharp drop in shipments amid a logjam of vessels stuck outside port, potentially due to technical issues impacting the plant or fields, trade sources said. Nine LNG tankers are currently anchored outside the Petronas-operated 24 million tonne per annum (mtpa) facility, according 8

May 30, 2018 1:21 PM Purchase of RM5.7b train sets from China made without tender

KUALA LUMPUR: The previous government had purchased train sets valued at RM5.7 billion direct from China without an open tender. The Railwaymen's Union of Malaya (RUM) president Abdul Razak Md Hassan said based on Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB)'s record, the purchase comprised 30 units of six car sets valued at RM1.9 billion acquired in 2012 and 10 units 15

May 20, 2018 2:58 PM At least 11 killed in Indonesia truck accident

BREBES, Indonesia: At least 11 people died in Indonesia when a truck carrying sugar smashed into several motorcycles and houses on Sunday, an official said. The truck was heading downhill in the district of Brebes in Central Java province on its way to the capital Jakarta when it failed to brake, according to the local disaster agency. It tried to stop by swerving 12

May 10, 2018 8:37 AM Striking French rail unions to hold vote over reform plans

MONTREUIL, France: Unions at French rail operator SNCF will hold a companywide vote next week on the government's contested overhaul for the heavily indebted group, aimed at proving that support for a long-running strike remains strong despite signs it is tapering off. Laurent Brun, head of the rail branch at the hard-line CGT union, said late Wednesday 13

April 25, 2018 1:43 AM Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexican border

MEXICALI, Mexico: Around 100 Central American migrants from a caravan that infuriated President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday at the US-Mexican border, where many plan to seek asylum in the United States, according to organisers. Two busloads of migrants arrived in the border city of Mexicali – which sits opposite Calexico, California – and paused for a rest stop before 32

April 20, 2018 11:21 AM More than 50 injured in train accident in Austria

A train is seen after a crash in Salzburg April 20, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. — Picture courtesy of Christian Hennig via Reuters SALZBURG, April 20 — Fifty-four people were treated for injuries after two train carriages collided at a station in the Austrian city of Salzburg today, the state rail company OeBB said. The accident 14

April 8, 2018 1:58 PM Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

Train mishaps are common in India. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, April 8 — India’s railway ministry said today a “ghastly” accident was narrowly avoided after 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers became detached from the engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped. The runaway carriages in the eastern state of Odisha rolled for 12 kilometres 14

March 29, 2018 11:10 AM RM67m in AWAS compounds collected from 2015 to Jan

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM67 million in compounds were collected through the implementation of the Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) from 2015 until Jan this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told. The Transport Ministry said this in a written reply to M. Kulasegaran (DAP-Ipoh Barat) who wanted to know the revenue derived from the collection of fines 11