'Bad economy' throws KL-S'pore HSR off track and other news you may have missed

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'Bad economy' throws KL-S'pore HSR off track and other news you may have missed
'Bad economy' throws KL-S'pore HSR off track and other news you may have missed

KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed, in brief.

1. The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project has been terminated with compensation to the island state. Putrajaya cited an ailing economy after the Covid-19 pandemic as a reason for the cancellation.

2. The government will allow tourism activities to continue under strict standard operating procedures (SOPs), as the recovery movement control order is extended to March 31.

3. The Health Ministry reported 2,068 new cases of Covid-19 - almost 60 percent of which were from the Klang Valley.

4. PTPTN borrowers who are struggling can apply for an additional three-month moratorium on their loan repayment.

5. Malaysiakini speaks to analyst Wong Chin Huat on his views of Dr Mahathir Mohamad, as well as the uneasy Bersatu-PAS-Umno alliance.