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Want high speed rail station in Selangor? Talk to us first, MB tells Putrajaya

Want high speed rail station in Selangor? Talk to us first, MB tells Putrajaya

July 24, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Putrajaya must first discuss with the Selangor government before going ahead with a proposed station for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) within the state, its Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has said. Responding to reports that Kampung Abu Bakar Baginda has been selected as the site for the HSR stop in the state, Azmin said no stations were to be built in Selangor according to initial talks between the state administration and relevant... Read more

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Malaysian boys play along Morib Beach in Banting, outside Kuala Lumpur on July 24, 2016. — AFP pic

Malaysian boys play along Morib Beach in Banting, outside Kuala Lumpur on July 24, 2016. — AFP pic