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Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed railway postponed for two years

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Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service between the two countries by two years, Malaysian business weekly The...
Traffic-choked Jakarta to launch MRT operations by next March

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Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system is on track to start operations in March next year, giving around 170,000 commuters a day...
Singapore bans sale of new cars and motorcycles

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Starting February 1, 2018, the Singapore government is prohibiting the sale of new cars and also of motorcycles as the small city state is...
Malaysia wants to export train technology

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Malaysia aims to export its rail technology post-2027 when the country's total rail network milage is expected to reach 3,000 kilometers, Prime Minister Najib...
Duterte clashes with Jeepney drivers, but “open for dialogue”

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at first reacted angrily to the two-day strike of public transport workers across the country on October 16 and 17,...
Uber Philippines slapped with hefty fine

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The Philippine transport regulator said on August 25 that a one-month suspension ordered earlier this month on ride-sharing service Uber in the Philippines would...
Hanoi to spend $40 billion on New Metro Lines

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The metropolitan administration of Vietnam's capital Hanoi proposed to the government to build new metro lines at an investment of $40 billion up to...
Phnom Penh to get first skytrain system

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital notoriously undersupplied with public transport facilities, will get a skytrain system for which a feasibility study will start in August...
Iconic Philippine Jeepney becomes endangered species

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Filipinos are increasingly worried  that a planned phase-out of older Jeepneys could disrupt public transport and bring excessive financial burdens for operators. As per the...
Indonesia eyed for futuristic “hyperloop” transport service

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US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), a company developing the futuristic hyperoloop transport system which consist of near-vaccum tubes that would transport small pods with...
Yangon gets first-ever regular bus network

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Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its business hub and largest city of Yangon on January 16,  the first such network providing...
Austrian firm in talks to ease Manila traffic chaos with cable cars

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Austrian cable car and ski lift manufacturer Doppelmayr, world market leader in these segments, is in talks with the new Duterte administration in the...
Indonesia tries issuing ban on taxi & motorbike apps, triggers online furor

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Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation on December 17 banned ride-hailing taxi and motorbike services that operate online such as Uber, Go-Jek and GrabTaxi, stating that...
Go-Jek a mobility revolution for Jakarta

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Ranked as the city with the worst traffic by Castrol’s Stop-Start Index, Jakarta's congestion is a huge pain. For decades, the Indonesian government has...
Jakarta breaks ground on MRT

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Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo on October 10 lead the ground-breaking ceremony for the city’s long-awaited mass rapid transit (MRT) system on Jalan Tanjung Karang...