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KUALA LUMPUR: Daim Zainuddin today claimed that former prime minister Najib Razak ignored advice by the Economic Planning Unit about the East Coast Rail Link when pushing for the RM65.5 billion rail p...
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Daim Zainuddin has questioned whether it was a personal emissary of the former prime minister who, working on his own, was involved in direct discussions and negotiations on the old East Coast Rail Li...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Tun Daim Zainuddin has questioned whether it was a personal emissary of the former prime minister, who working on his own was involved in direct discussions and negotiations...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia must be one step ahead in planning ways to react to the price volatility in the palm oil market, Council of Eminent Persons chairman Daim Zainuddin said.
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Malaysia must be one step ahead of the price volatility in the palm oil market to protect the country’s source of income, as well as the wellbeing of smallholders, former Council of Eminent Persons ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Malaysia must be one step ahead in planning ways to react to the price volatility in the palm oil market to protect the country’s source of income, as well as the wellbein...
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Special advisor to the government Daim Zainuddin has hinted that Najib Abdul Razak's cabinet was not clued in on the finer details regarding the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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A special division should be established to smoothen and facilitate investments for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project from China and domestic sources, says Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chair...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Daim Zainuddin says a special division should be established to facilitate investments from China as well as domestic sources for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputeras, in public works like supplies and technical aspects, said Daim Zainuddi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prime minister’s special envoy to renegotiate the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) contract with China says cargo load will be more profitable than passenger ridership as the project wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prime minister’s special envoy to renegotiate the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) contract with China has assured local contractors of jobs in the multi-billion project recently resume...
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Daim Zainuddin has expressed confidence that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to come down even further.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Daim Zainuddin is confident that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to come down even further.
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Former de facto law minister Zaid Ibrahim has accused the Pakatan Harapan government of being afraid of bullies.
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CYBERJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Efforts by Pakatan Harapan to deliver the promises it made during the last general election have been hindered by financial constraints, says Prime Minister Ma...
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CYBERJAYA: Efforts by Pakatan Harapan to deliver the promises it made during the last general election have been hindered by financial constraints, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: Continue with bold reforms, change weak policies and do not forget promises made, no matter how small.
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s top adviser Daim Zainuddin yesterday met with PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang during a visit to Terengganu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is expected to be more local participation in the revived East Coast Rail LInk project from the supply of material to awarding work to local beneficiaries, says Affin Hwang Capital research.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous administration and bring the country back on track after taking over Putrajaya in May last year.
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The Pakatan Harapan government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous government and bring the country back on track after taking over the administration in May last year.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Six stations of the East Coast Rail Link will be built in Terengganu, the chairman of the Council of Eminent Persons, Daim Zainuddin, said today, which proved that the state is not b...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The Pakatan Harapan government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous government and bring the country back on track after taking over the administration in May last year.
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Putrajaya's decision to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will hugely benefit Kelantan's economy, says Menteri Besar Ahmad Yakob.
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YOURSAY | ‘Prove that the ECRL is more than an expensive white elephant.’ Deal inked - ECRL back on track, cost slashed by RM21.5b Shovelnose: Yes, RM21.5 billion from the original RM65.5 billion...
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Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said claims that the East Coast Rail Link route in Terengganu would be changed does not arise.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s revised  East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) deal had missed its true objective...
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Teresa Kok hopes Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will raise the topic of palm oil exports to China when he attends the One Belt, One Road summit in Beijing later this month.
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SEREMBAN: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook tonight said last week’s announcement on the East Coast Rail Link project likely proceeding was not made to fish for votes during the Rantau by-election c...
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BEIJING: Several stations along the new route for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) have been scrapped, the prime minister’s special envoy Daim Zainuddin said.
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PETALING JAYA: Is Malaysia negotiating with China or Taiwan on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) asks MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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The RM21.5 billion savings from the reduced cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is enough to build two more Petronas Twin Towers, said former finance minister Daim Zainuddin.
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The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will resume with a reduced construction cost after months of negotiations, announced the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). "We are pleased to announce that the con...
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KUALA LUMPUR (SIN CHEW DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An agreement on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will be signed between Malaysia and China in Beijing on Friday (April 12).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Malaysia is expected to seal an agreement with China to revive the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to Sin Chew Daily's website.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Malaysia is expected to seal an agreement with China to revive the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to Sin Chew Daily's website.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Council of Eminent Persons chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin is expected to wrap-up negotiations with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) before the end of this month.
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An agreement has been reached by Malaysia and China for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project to resume following its suspension last year, The Sun Daily quotes a report by Sin Chew Daily.
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FOLLOWING months of negotiations, Malaysia and China have reached an agreement to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which was suspended last July.
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SEREMBAN (April 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that  the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negri Sembilan during a ceramah for the Rantau State seat by-election yesterday.
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SEREMBAN (April 5): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that  the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negri Sembilan during a ceramah for the Rantau State seat by-election tonight.
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SEREMBAN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng tonight alluded that negotiations for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) are going well and the project would most likely be continued, with Negeri Sembilan also b...
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Daim Zainuddin has advised the government not to take people for granted and treat them like idiots.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report will not be made public yet in order to prevent defamation suits, although it may be revealed in the f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo holds DAP Ministers in high regard, saying that they have done reasonably well in the 10 months of the new administratio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo holds DAP ministers in high regard, saying that they have done reasonably well in the 10 months of the new admini...
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JITRA, March 31 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today visited the factories of Bumiputera entrepreneurs in several places in Kedah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet will consider a suggestion to release the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report from the Official Secrets Act, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today spent about 30 minutes visiting a fruit juice factory owned by Nanas Merbok Sdn Bhd, located at the Kedah Regional Development Authority’s Small-and-Medium I...
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has been advised not to take the people for granted and treat them like idiots.
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Council of Eminent Persons chairperson Daim Zainuddin says he is more than willing to hand over the role of heading East Coast Rail Link project negotiations with China to any interested and qualifie...
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Council of Eminent Persons chairperson Daim Zainuddin has acknowledged that the new Pakatan Harapan government has had problems with power-sharing among its cabinet members and component parties, but ...
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PETALING JAYA: Fifty NGOs have come together to call for the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report to be made public instead of placing it under the “repressive” Official Secrets Act 1972 (OSA)....
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LANGKAWI: There are matters in the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report that are still under deliberation.
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Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson Daim Zainuddin has opined that the CEP report should be made public but it is up to the government to make the call.
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PETALING JAYA: The Council of Eminent Persons backs the release of its report to the public, although chairman Daim Zainuddin admits he does not have the final say on the matter.
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Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has criticised the government's refusal to make public the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The report by the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) will remain under the Official Secrets Act as it contains confidential information, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several foreign companies from Europe, Asia and the Middle East are keen to acquire a stake in Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), former finance minister Daim Zainuddin said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Several foreign companies, including from Europe, Asia and the Middle East, are keen to acquire a stake in Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), the Council of Eminent Persons chairman...
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Several foreign companies, including from Europe, Asia and the Middle East, are keen to acquire a stake in Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), the Council of Eminent Persons chairperson Daim Zainuddin said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — Several foreign companies, including from Europe, Asia and the Middle East, are keen to acquire a stake in Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), the Council of Eminent Persons chai...
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PETALING JAYA: Tunnels to carry water from Pahang to Selangor should be built alongside the East Coast Rail Link so as to maximise the potential of the project, a business analyst and consultant said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia will finalise talks with China in early April regarding a US$20 billion (S$27 billion) rail project that has been suspended since July last year, the Malaysian repres...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 23): The Government is expected to finalise the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in early April with cost savings of more than RM10 billion, Council of Eminent Persons chairman ...
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Former finance minister Daim Zainuddin surprised us all with his refreshing and candid speech during the “Seminar Naratif Melayu” at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on March 19.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to finalise the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project early next month with cost savings of about RM10 billion, said Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — The government is expected to finalise the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in early April with cost savings of more than RM10 billion, Council of Eminent Persons chairma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): The Government is expected to finalise the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in early April with cost savings of about RM10 billion, Council of Eminent Persons chairman Tun ...
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Daim Zainuddin recently made two important points in his speech at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Skudai.
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YOURSAY | ‘This message by such a prominent ‘tokoh Melayu’ is important in no small way.’ Daim denounces 'Malays under threat' as nonsensical political rhetoric Salam: Thank you, former financ...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says Daim Zainuddin is the best person to negotiate with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.This comes after, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Daim h...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Former Finance Minister Tun Abdul Daim Zainuddin is the best candidate to lead the negotiation on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as it involves a big and sophisticated contra...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Former Finance Minister Tun Abdul Daim Zainuddin is the best candidate to lead the negotiation on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as it involves a big and sophisticated contra...
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GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has backed the appointment of Daim Zainuddin as the key negotiator with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, saying the government adviser is th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Tun Daim Zainuddin advised Malays not to fall for fear mongering tactics by politicians claiming that they were being threatened by non-Malays. The former finance minister s...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated that renegotiation of the East Coast Rail Link's (ECRL) project is ongoing with China, led by Daim Zainuddin as the government's special envoy.He adde...
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Since the last general election, the political narrative in Malaysia has centred around issues concerning race and religion, particularly the position of the Malays and Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government chose former Finance Minister Tun Abdul Daim Zainuddin to lead the negotiation on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today explained why Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng was not chosen to lead renegotiations into the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, whic...
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In the run-up to the general election last year, Zaid Ibrahim had campaigned for Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Pakatan Harapan.
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As readers flick through the pages of The Edge on Saturday, I will be at Nottingham University, England, upon the invitation of the UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council for Malaysian Students) to spe...
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YOURSAY | ‘Rakyat at the losing end when politicians are only interested in power.’ How to make two years last forever Anonymous_1371546094: This is a sensible and thoughtful review of an issue th...
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YOURSAY | ‘Remember, we are talking about public funds here.’ Putrajaya going to take over tolls one by one, says Azmin YTMQ: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says Putrajaya’s takeove...
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LETTER | Much has been said about the failure of the Pakatan Harapan's failure to honour one of its GE14 promises as stated in its election manifesto, such as the abolition of highway tolls.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is exploring new options to push down the cost of the China-backed East Coast Rail Line (ECRL), after an impasse over pricing nearly torpedoed the 688-km line spanning the widt...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya Professor Terence Gomez today expressed concern over the lack of progress under the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and the apparent power struggle between Prime...
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A negotiation team of the China government is expected to visit Malaysia shortly for further discussion on Malaysia’s derailed East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, said Council of Eminent Persons (C...
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Fitch Solutions Macro Research (FSMR) believes that Malaysia is trying to lower the price tag and the scale of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project rather than scrap it altogether.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s government said it would cancel, according to Foreign Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a high-speed rail project that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's government said it would cancel, according to Fore...