Construction has resumed on the new US$6 billion China-Laos railway, a key piece of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, despite the deep impacts of COVID-19 across the region. But as the pandemic brings new questions about sustainable growth and resilience, it’s changing the calculus for the governments and local communities that host China’s new development projects.
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Mahathir scrapped plans for a High-Speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. But this may not be the end of the line for this high-profile project.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Jolene Yeo The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project seeks to improve the connectivity between Singapore and its closest neighbour, with long-term socio-economic…