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Singapore could not accept Malaysia's proposal to remove systems supplier and network operator of HSR: Ong Ye Kung

Felicia Tan
Felicia Tan1/4/2021 4:48 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Singapore could not accept Malaysia's proposal to remove systems supplier and network operator of HSR: Ong Ye Kung
Ong told Parliament on Jan 4 that the proposal to do so was a “fundamental departure” from the original agreement.
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Singapore could not accept Malaysia’s proposal to remove the systems supplier and network operator of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project, says Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung, according to The Straits Times.

Ong told Parliament on Jan 4 that the proposal to do so was a “fundamental departure” from the original agreement.

The removal of AssetsCo, the assets company, was Singapore’s main concern in discussions over the proposed changes by Malaysia.

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