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Scientex 2Q net profit drops 16.48% to RM93.69m

The group said the lower profit was mainly due to the impact of higher raw material prices and freight costs for its consumer packaging business and deferment of Certificate of Completion and Compliance issuance in certain developments.

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Pakatan Harapan: Covid-19 cases in Parliament no reason to adjourn Aug 2 sitting as positivity rate insignificant

In a statement, it pointed out that based on the health director-general's report, the positivity rate from the screening conducted among Parliament staff and MPs was only 0.9%, while the threshold value to indicate sufficient testing is 5%, according to the World Health Organization. "This means that there is no significant number of positive Covid-19 cases in Parliament throughout the past week," said the Pakatan Harapan's presidential council.

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FMM urges enforcement agencies to take more educational approach as anxiety builds among companies over SOP compliance

FMM president Tan Sri Soh Thian Lai: Very little empathy is shown to companies that are struggling to sustain operations. Instead, many enforcement visits/checks are driven to find the tiniest fault in the premises with no consideration on the level of relevance of the fault in relation to the core purpose of the visit i.e. to prevent the Covid-19 infection spread.

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