KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT Malaysia) said first-quarter net profit fell 16.1%, its third straight quarter of profit decline, on waning legal tobacco volume which impacted the group's volume by 8% year-on-year (y-o-y).
Net profit for the three months ended March 31, 2018 (1QFY18) fell to RM95.88 million from RM114.23 million a year ago, resulting in a lower earnings per share of 33.7 sen for 1QFY18 compared with 41.6 sen for 1QFY17.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): Internal investigations will be held over any issue and scandal connected to the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) before action is taken against those involved, said the new Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
Mohamad said he needed to get the complete information of all MAF services before looking in detail at issues and scandals within the MAF, including the purchase of the Scorpene submarines as well as other issues which were raised by non-governmental organisations.