Malaysian reactions to the railway land deal
Raja Segaran Arumugam
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The recent agreement between Singapore and Malaysia on the exchange and development of lands in Singapore belonging to the Malayan Railway (KTMB) was expected to raise controversy in Malaysia. However the deal received strong backing from the main government party UMNO while criticism of it by opposition parties did not have a major impact on the public.
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