Boost Your Business with ECRL-EAPs in Malaysia: A 2024 Guide

Unlocking Business Opportunities with the ECRL-Economic Accelerator Projects in Malaysia The East Coast Rail Link-Economic Accelerator Projects (ECRL-EAPs), a monumental initiative by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in partnership with China Communications Construction Co., is set to transform the socio-economic landscape of Malaysia's East Coast. Launched in April 2019, this project...

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Electricity Tariffs Set to Rise for High-Consumption Users in Kulim Hi-Tech Park and Labuan

Starting in the first six months of 2024, high electricity consumption households, along with commercial and industrial (C&I) users in the Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP) located in Kedah, Malaysia, will experience a surcharge of 6.5 sen per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on their electricity tariffs. This rate is higher than the 5.39 sen per kWh surcharge imposed on C&I users in KHTP in the second half of...

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Ibraco and China Railway Secure RM568.81 Million Kuching Urban Transportation System (KUTS) Infrastructure Project

Malaysian property developer Ibraco Bhd, in collaboration with China Railway Group Ltd, has successfully secured a significant construction project valued at RM568.81 million. The project involves critical infrastructure works for the Kuching Urban Transportation System (KUTS), marking a significant step in enhancing the city's transportation capabilities. The joint venture comprises Ibraco, represented...


Traffic Impact Assessment to Determine Future Development in Kuala Lumpur

Future development initiatives in Kuala Lumpur will hinge on the results of a comprehensive Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) currently in progress. The primary objective of this assessment is to address the growing issue of traffic congestion attributed to population growth in the city. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Legal and Institutional Reforms), Ramkarpal Singh, emphasized that...

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Malaysian Government Initiates Negotiations with Toll Concessionaires for Highway Toll Restructuring

The Malaysian government has taken steps to restructure toll collection on 19 highways, following a Cabinet decision made on December 18, 2020. Deputy Works Minister Abdul Rahman Mohamad revealed that negotiations with highway concessionaires are underway as part of the toll restructuring initiative. The highways involved in these negotiations include Amanat Lebuhraya Rakyat Bhd...

Open Payment System

Malaysia to Commence Open Payment System for Rapid Rail Network in 2024

Design and development work for the open payment system serving Malaysia's rapid rail network, managed by Prasarana Malaysia Bhd, is set to commence in March 2024, according to Transport Minister Anthony Loke. The infrastructure construction will be completed within 11 months, by February 2025, with 50% of the gantries at each station prepared for open payment. By August 2025, all gantries will be ready...

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Prime Minister Urges Swift Infrastructure Development and Streamlined Processes in Economic Corridors

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has underscored the importance of accelerating development and infrastructure projects while streamlining processes between the federal government and states, particularly concerning land transfers. This emphasis on expediency and efficiency was voiced after a meeting with representatives from the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority, the Iskandar Regional...

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