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Business 28 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Are PDPs in too sweet a spot?

WE refer to Risen Jayaseelan's article and wish to clarify some points. PDP is the acronym for project delivery partner, not performance delivery partner.

Business 08 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

SPAD: MRT will be completed on schedule

KUALA LUMPUR: The mass rapid transit (MRT) system's project delivery partner (PDP) should step in and complete any works in the MRT project if the awarded contractors fell behind schedule, said Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) CEO Mohd Nur Kamal.

Business 06 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Foreign firms can bid for MRT jobs, but must have local partner

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign companies are allowed to bid for certain contracts in the development of the mass rapid transit (MRT) system, slated to break ground in July, provided that they partner with local companies.

Business 08 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

MRT awards by October(update)

KUALA LUMPUR: The awarding of major contracts for the multi-billion ringgit mass rapid transit (MRT) system will be decided in August-October, according to Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd group managing director Shahril Mokhtar.

Business 09 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

First MRT line likely to cost RM20bil

KUALA LUMPUR: Although the actual cost of the country's first mass rapid transit (MRT) system will be disclosed in September due to a 50% reduction in land acquisition and other tweaks to the initial alignment, estimates have put the price tag for the first of three lines at around RM20bil.

Business 18 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

MRT Co takes over Klang Valley MY Rapid Transit project

PUTRAJAYA: A Finance Ministry Incorporated (Mentri Kewangan Diperbadankan, MKD) company, MRT Co, was approved Thursday by the Cabinet as the project and asset owner of the Klang Valley MY Rapid Transit (KVMRT) project.

Business 30 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Azhar to helm MRT Co

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government has picked Datuk Azhar Abdul Hamid to head MRT Co - the body that will be the project and asset owner of the Klang Valley MY Rapid Transit (KVMRT).

Business 05 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Commercial development not a priority for MRT Co

Contrary to perception that Klang Valley's multi-billion My Rapid Transit (MRT) would have a big property angle to make the project viable, this is not likely to be the case.

Business 10 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

High-speed rail initiative not driven by any private sector proposal

PETALING JAYA: The proposed high-speed rail (HSR) project linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is not driven by any proposal from the private sector. Instead, said Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chief executive officer Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal, the project would take shape based largely on its needs and viability.

Business 11 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Should the SC have both CEO and non-executive chairman?

GOING by recent news articles, next month will be eventful for the Securities Commission (SC). To start with, the one-year extension of chairman Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar’s tenure ends on March 31.