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 halts operations in Klang due to EMCO

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

1. Top Glove Corp Bhd said it is temporarily halting the operations of its medical glove factories in Klang due to the enhanced movement control order, but offered no further details. 

2. AEON Credit Service (M) Bhd’s net profit for 1QFY21 jumped six-fold due to a surge in other income.  

3. AirAsia Group Bhd announced that 21.5% of its issued shares were held by foreigners, the first reported foreign shareholding rise since end-Dec 2019.

4. New Covid-19 cases soar to its highest level since June 5, while vaccinations cross the 300,000 mark for the first time. 

5. Income from e-commerce transactions in the 1Q21 surged 30% year-on-year to RM254.6 billion.