EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Malaysia goes into ‘total lockdown’

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

1. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced the first phase of a “total lockdown” across the country as Covid-19 cases continue to spike

2. FGV Holdings Bhd, while still in the red, is slowly showing improvement

3. Pharmaniaga Bhd says it remains cautiously optimistic of the quarters ahead as its vaccine business takes off. 

4. PPB Group Bhd’s net profit more than doubled in 1QFY21 thanks to Wilmar International Ltd and higher profits from its agribusiness. 

5. Rubberex Corp (M) Bhd’s earnings for 1QFY21 soars to a record high