Entries tagged "Malaysia"

  • 18 Projects to Watch in 2018 | Dec. 22, 2017, 9:21 a.m.

    Reconnecting Asia is tracking developments across a vast landmass that includes 60 percent of the global economy. Every day, new infrastructure projects are announced, some are advanced, and others encounter obstacles. Here is a selection of the top projects to watch in 2018.

  • Bidding Opens for KL-Singapore HSR | Dec. 20, 2017, 9:50 a.m.

    Bidding for the high-speed railway project connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur kicked off on Wednesday, in what is shaping up to be an intense battle between Chinese and Japanese contractors.

  • Malaysia Co. Bids for East Coast Rail | Dec. 11, 2017, 9:29 a.m.

    Malaysian construction company Gabungan AQRS is close to winning a contract to construct Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link from Port Klang to the border with Thailand.

  • India, ASEAN to Propel Asia's Economy | Dec. 7, 2017, 9:34 a.m.

    New projections show India's economy becoming third largest in the world, with other major ASEAN nations surging forward to propel Asian economic growth.

  • Malaysia, China Explore Joint Infrastructure | Dec. 4, 2017, 10:51 a.m.

    Malaysia's Ireka Corporation, a construction and real estate company signed a memorandum of understanding with China's CRRC Urban Traffic Co. to explore business opportunities including rail and infrastructure construction arising from China's 'One Belt One Road' initiative.

  • OECD: SE Asia Needs Taxes for Infrastructure | Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 a.m.

    Southeast Asian governments need to collect more taxes to sustain the region's infrastructure expansion, reports the OECD.

  • Economists Skeptical of BRI Benefits in Malaysia | Nov. 9, 2017, 11:22 a.m.

    Massive China-led projects in Malaysia may benefit Malaysia less than advertised.

  • Malaysia Puts Up $1.5B for Infrastructure | Oct. 27, 2017, 9:57 a.m.

    Malaysia announced it will spend over $1.53 billion to build new roads and bridges in an infrastructure development push that will help sustain growth in the key construction sector.

  • High-speed rail project linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore on track | Oct. 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.

    The land acquisition process has started for the 350-kilometer-long high-speed rail linking Kuala Lumpur with Singapore, paving the way for the bidding process to begin by the end of the year. The infrastructure project is expected to attract international bidders for the first cross-border high-speed rail line in Southeast Asia.

  • Malaysia Awards $39M for East Coast Infrastructure | Oct. 10, 2017, 9:50 a.m.

    Muhibbah Engineering, a Malaysian infrastructure and engineering company, won a $39.78 million contract to help develop Malaysia's East Coast Economic Region.

  • China Is Increasing Investment in Regional Ports | Sept. 28, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

  • Malaysia, Singapore to Jointly Operate Metro Rail Project | Sept. 25, 2017, 9:05 a.m.

  • Chinese SOE Goes Global With $11B BRI Project | Aug. 31, 2017, 9:10 a.m.

  • Axiata Buys $940M Telecom Infrastructure Deal in Pakistan | Aug. 30, 2017, 9:20 a.m.

    Malaysia's largest mobile telecom company by revenue, Axiata Group, is buying 13,000 telecommunications towers in Pakistan in a deal worth $940 million as it seeks to consolidate its footprint in the region.

  • Malaysia's WCT Holdings Gets $196.88M Light Rail Project | Aug. 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

    WCT Holdings, a Malaysian construction and property development firm, has accepted a contract to construct and complete the Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3) and other associated works for $196.88 million.

  • Malaysian Port Operator To Expand Container Terminal | Aug. 25, 2017, 9:10 a.m.

    Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings has received government approval to expand its container terminal facilities. The proposed expansion can potentially increase the total handling capacity from 12 million TEUs to 30 million TEUs.

  • Malaysia's Felda Global Seeks Rail Partnerships | Aug. 15, 2017, 9:25 a.m.

    Malaysia's state-run palm oil producer Felda Global Ventures Holdings said Monday it is keen on providing integrated logistics services with parties involved in the development of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.

  • 17 Projects to Watch in 2017 | Dec. 21, 2016, 9 a.m.

    A selection of the top projects we’re watching this year.