It was hailed as a marquee project that would transform the way Singapore and Malaysia interact, giving a stake in each other's success. But now, the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project linking both countries has been canned by the new Malaysian government. Insight looks at why Malaysia might be changing its mind now, whether simply upgrading the existing line would work, why the HSR was mooted in the first place, and who stands to win or lose if indeed there is no light at the end of the tunnel.
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