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16 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Malaysia would have faced a $5-billion penalty if a China-backed rail project was axed entirely, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday, after a deal was reached to revive the controversial scheme. Last week Malaysia and China agreed to push ahead with the railway at a 30-percent lower cost, lifting a suspension slapped on the project when a corruption-plagued regime lost power last year.


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