EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Syed Mokhtar to take MMC private

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

1. Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary offers to take MMC Corp private via a selective capital reduction for RM2.94 billion.

2. Malaysia’s death toll from Covid-19 breaches the 3,000 mark as new daily infections jump to 8,209.

3. Tycoons on the 2021 Forbes Malaysia Rich List see a rebound in their collective wealth after a two-year decline.

4. Putrajaya receives RM336 million from audit firm Deloitte as part of a settlement deal linked to the 1MDB fiasco.

5. Wan Zulkiflee’s ExxonMobil director position appears to be in limbo just four months after his appointment.