EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: New daily Covid-19 cases jump to 4,498

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

1. Malaysia's new Covid-19 cases jump to 4,498, the highest daily figure in three months.

2. Supermax decides to put on hold a plan for dual listing on the Singapore Exchange.

3. S P Setia sells eight parcels of plantation land in Johor to Scientex for RM518.1 million.

4. Berjaya Food is said to be targeting to open another eight Starbucks outlets.

5. Mitsui & Co is reportedly planning to accelerate its expansion into healthcare and nutrition via IHH Healthcare.