READ: A former Malaysian minister on why cancelling the SG-KL railway is a big mistake

It’s not unexpected for Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan to protest against the cancellation of the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) project. After all, he was the minister in charge of the multibillion-Ringgit transportation project under the Malaysian government’s previous administration, before Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad returned as prime minister. On Monday, the Malaysian leader ...

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No steam ahead: PM Mahathir Mohamad is cancelling the SG-KL high-speed rail project

No steam ahead: PM Mahathir Mohamad is cancelling the SG-KL high-speed rail project

Leisurely 90-minute rides to and fro Kuala Lumpur to the developing Jurong East? Not anytime soon. Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad has announced that Malaysia will be...

The Great RM4 million Bike Lane Debacle: Mayor says cycling path to be ‘re-audited’ amidst widespread complaint

The Great RM4 million Bike Lane Debacle: Mayor says cycling path to be ‘re-audited’ amidst widespread complaint

Kuala Lumpur’s RM4 million blue bike lanes (US$1,015,000) have done the unthinkable, they’ve got the city’s cyclists, motorbike riders, and drivers to all agree....

Recent deaths of sun bears and a tapir spark concern over Malaysia’s rare animals

Recent deaths of sun bears and a tapir spark concern over Malaysia’s rare animals

The deaths of two sun bears and a tapir in Malaysia sparked fresh alarm among activists Thursday at the growing number of exotic animals perishing in the biodiverse country. A sun...


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Coconuts KL Urban development

Being a rapidly developing country, there’s always something being built in Malaysia. Whether it’s the new MRT project which is taking years (ugh!) or the ‘will they, won’t they’ construction of the third Penang Bridge, Malaysian urban welfare frequently dominates headlines and creates a huge hoo-ha among Malaysians. And this is where you’ll find said headlines. You’re welcome.