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Firefly landing marks start of its Seletar Airport operations

Malaysian airline Firefly made its inaugural landing at Seletar Airport yesterday morning, nearly five months after its services to Singapore were suspended.

HSR “not really necessary” as it’s only between Singapore and KL, Mahathir says

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the country would eventually need a high-speed train from Johor Baru to Penang, and possibly even to the Thai border.

Malaysia and Singapore has signed an agreement to postpone the high-speed rail project for 2 years

A joint statement said in the spirit of bilateral cooperation and at Malaysia's request, Singapore has agreed to suspend construction of the HSR project.  

High-Speed Rail project will be postponed with no fine, says Malaysia’s Economics Affairs Minister Azmin Ali

The timeline of the delayed project will be announced later.

A joint decision on the Singapore-Malaysia high-speed rail and rapid transit system will be made soon

Both Mr Khaw and Mr Azmin also met in Malaysia last week.

Malaysia and Singapore agree to put HSR on hold, delay and costs to be discussed: Source

The 350km rail line between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur was agreed on in 2016 and originally slated for completion in 2026.

Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah maintains that the relationship between the Singapore and Malaysia is at a ‘very good level’...

The minister is in Singapore on the invitation of Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.

Singapore and Malaysia will finally sit down to discuss the controversial high-speed rail project

The cost of the proposed high speed rail project has been closely scrutinised by the new Malaysia government.