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27 June 2019

Aviation

MASkargo ready to tap into global halal market

Earnings

Yinson’s Q1 profit down 18%

Economy

Putrajaya estimates 5% growth

Energy

Sarawak Energy to export electricity to Brunei and Sabah by end-2022

Human rights

LHAG consultant Dato' Seri Mohd Hishamudin Yunus among new faces at Suhakam

Manufacturing

MD of Kawan Food, best known for its parathas and spring roll pastry, discusses plans for growth

Media

Facebook partners with AFP to reduce spread of false information

Mergers and acquisitions

Fintec Global terminates SPA to acquire 75% stake in club operator Zouk Club

Oil and gas

Natural gas perfect partner for renewables

Sabah Palm Oil Industry Cluster development could be funded by Doha

Plantations

MD of Sime Darby Plantation to helm Felda

Sime Darby Plantation disposes of Indonesian subsidiary for RM123 million

Property

Country Heights exploring avenues to resolve cash constraints issue

Mah Sing confident of achieving RM1.5 billion sales target

TA Global launching ALIX Residences, TA 3 & 4 in H2

Preview of ALIX Residences next Thursday

ASIA

Construction

Building frenzy in Sihanoukville sparks concerns about sub-standard safety regulations

Mergers and acquisitions

Fosun last of serial Chinese buyers still out chasing deals

Property

22-year-old CEO buys house on The Peak, one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious addresses

Technology

Low-profile executive handed top job in Foxconn

JPMorgan’s first investment in Asian fintech firm a key plank in strategy

Alibaba offers English-language portal on Tmall for first time

Macau’s casinos deploy AI-enabled tech to track gamblers with potential to bet — and lose — big

AUSTRALIA

Mining

Lynas can now follow through on 2025 expansion plans after loan extension

Property

Scentre disposes of Sydney CBD office towers for A$1.5 billion to funds managed by Blackstone

CANADA

Aviation

Bombardier exits commercial aviation

Technology

Revenue from BlackBerry’s IoT business below estimates

EUROPE

Insurance

Italy’s Generali, Spanish rival Grupo vying for control of Portugal’s Tranquilidade

Litigation

US lawyer advising Bayer supervisory board on matters related to glyphosate litigations

SINGAPORE

Dispute resolution

New group set to raise republic’s profile as hub for international arbitration and dispute resolution

Property

How a former newspaper delivery boy became CEO of Propnex Realty

Technology

City-state studying whether to allow virtual banking licences

Telecommunications

Singtel CEO’s pay cheque hits decade low

UK

Retail

Bathstore collapses into administration; BDO hopes to sell company as going concern

Struggling Bonmarché reverses opposition to billionaire’s rescue bid

Technology

JP Morgan finalising deal to become sizeable minority shareholder in 10x Future Technologies

US

Antitrust

DoJ probes claims poultry processors conspired to manipulate prices

Aviation

New flaw could further delay Boeing 737 MAX’s return to the skies

Real estate

US$51 million penthouse allegedly bought with money siphoned from 1MDB will be put up for sale

Retail

Hasbro’s Monopoly board game goes digital — with voice assistant — but not everyone is thrilled

Technology

Ericsson to build 5G factory next year

CNEX Labs cleared of stealing trade secrets from Huawei