Tag Archives: HSR

BUSINESSMAN LOSSES COUNTRY CLUB, FEELS SENSE OF LOSS

Businessman Low Yi Cheng, was a member of JCC. but was forced to give up the membership, so he jumped to Raffles Country Club.Now, he is also forced to give up his membership, and he is complaining that he feels a sense of loss, as his golfing privilege taken over by the government. To pacify this businessman over the sadness over the loss of his second home, he will be compensated $44,500 for JCC, while for Raffles, he still have one and half years to enjoy golfing first. But since he will lose this second home too, he is now concerned over the amount of payout he will receive from Raffles Country Club. He initially paid $33,000 for the privilege of joining Raffles Country Club.

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HDB FLATS AS EXPENSIVE AS DETACHED HOUSE IN JB, TIME TO BUY HOUSE IN JB?

Prices of houses, groceries, food and daily necessities in Singapore, is going sky high. Prices so high, whatever you earn in the month all used up before you can save. Now that Singapore and Malaysia discussing about the High Speed Rail and also the connection of the MRT line into JB, it will become easy to move back and forth between Singapore and JB. Housing prices in Singapore not dropping anytime soon, and so are prices for most things in Singapore. Now that Malaysian Ringgit also dropped so low, prices are very attractive in JB. $500k SGD can buy you a huge detached house at Iskandar.

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TAN CHENG BOCK QUESTIONS RATIONALE TO BUILD HSR TERMINAL IN JURONG HEARTLAND

The HSR is going to stop in our heartland at Jurong. Is this a wise move? Is there a particular reason for doing so? It was not so long ago that, after years of prolonged and protracted discussions, that government was able to push the Customs,Immigration,and Qurantine (CIQ) centre at Tanjong Pager to Woodlands for better inspection and security.Therefore for the same reasons, is'nt it better for HSR to stop at our CIQ at Tuas.

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SINGAPORE & MALAYSIA SIGN AGREEMENT FOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL

When countries work together, their peoples benefit. The KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Agreement we signed yesterday is a major joint project. It will transform the way Singaporeans and Malaysians do business, interact and socialise. It’s still a long way to go before the first train runs in 2026, but there is a strong political will to ensure its completion and success.

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SDP: WHY RUSH TO INK HIGH-SPEED RAIL PROJECT DESPITE 1MDB CORRUPTION?

Given the recent announcement of the US Department of Justice's (DoJ's) investigation into 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and the alleged corrupt practices in the company, the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of the high-speed railway (HSR) is troubling. The SDP raises the following questions: Why the rush to put pen to paper given the controversy embroiling 1MDB and the political uncertainty building up in Malaysia? Has the Singapore government exercised due diligence in proceeding with the HSR project?

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HIGH SPEED RAIL TERMINAL BETWEEN SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA ON THE ROCKS?

In a shock announcement this week, the Malaysian Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) told Malaysian media that it wants to terminate the upcoming high-speed rail (HSR) terminus at the existing Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex in Johor. Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said today that it was surprised about the Malaysian statement. Earlier in March this year, leaders of Singapore and Malaysia announced that the HSR terminus in Singapore*will be located at Jurong East.

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SINGAPORE’S HIGH SPEED RAIL TERMINUS TO BE LOCATED AT JURONG EAST

After the Leaders' Retreat with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced this that Singapore's terminus for the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail will be located at Jurong East. Jurong East was chosen as it fits into Singapore's overall plans to transform the area into a second Central Business District

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