URGENT ¥¥¥ Singapore, Malaysia agree to build high-speed rail link

Singapore and Malaysia announced Tuesday that they will build a high-speed rail link between the city-state and Kuala Lumpur.

"This is a strategic development in bilateral relations that will dramatically improve the connectivity between Malaysia and Singapore," said a statement issued after a meeting between Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak.