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ST: Design row keeps KL, Beijing a bridge apart January 22, 2008

Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Democracy, Economy, Malaysia.
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Satu lagi projek Bebal Nasional.
Expect delays and cost overruns.

A PROJECT to build South-east Asia’s longest bridge in Penang has stumbled over disputes between its Malaysian and Chinese contractors and a legal suit that could embarrass Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi’s government.

Government officials and engineers involved in the project say the state-owned concerns from Malaysia and China spearheading it have been locked in a dispute over the design of the four-lane expressway.

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