KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- Japan stands a good chance of winning the tender for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project, despite an expected strong competition from its closest rival, China.
In an interview with local business radio station, BFM, today, Japan's Ambassador to Malaysia, Dr Makio Miyagawa said the country was offering its best HSR proposal and technology to both Malaysia and Singapore.
Citing the Shinkansen, he said the longest serving HSR system in the country had not experienced any fatal accidents, since starting operations in 1964.
"The system is also in the process of being adopted by India, Thailand and the United States, while already operational in Taiwan," he added.
Miyagawa said Japan had no intention of monopolising the benefits arising from the establishment of the KL-SG HSR.....