Malaysia, Singapore sign pact to build high-speed railway

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Singapore signed an agreement Tuesday to build a high-speed railway that would cut travel time between Kuala Lumpur and the city-state to just 90 minutes by 2026.

Currently, it takes at least four hours to travel by car.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his Singaporean counterpart, Lee Hsieng Loong, witnessed the signing of the agreement.

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