EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Top Glove confirms factory shutdowns

Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consumer woes. Here are five things you need to know today.

1. Top Glove Corp Bhd has confirmed the temporary closure of its facilities in Klang after a surge in Covid-19 cases. 

2. Sime Darby Plantation Bhd returned to the black for 3QFY20 thanks to higher palm oil prices. 

3. Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd’s 3QFY20 net profit slumps 63% as Covid-19 curtails construction activities

4. Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd is planning to bid for assets in Southeast Asia in the next six months following a round of fundraising. 

5. Kanger International Bhd says it has received the government’s go-ahead to hold vaccine talks for private-sector use