EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Zahid acquitted in foreign visa graft case

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

1. Ex-DPM Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has been acquitted in the foreign visa graft case, a trial which he says has left him stripped and humiliated

2. Malaysia’s inflation for the month of August increased 4.7% year-on-year mostly due to food and non-alcoholic beverages. 

3. IHH Healthcare Bhd’s share price slipped to a 13-month low over its issues in India. 

4. Real estate company Mulpha International Bhd has received an unconditional voluntary takeover offer at RM2.30 per share. 

5. Salcon Bhd’s unit has been awarded a RM210 million contract from Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd.