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When a developer raises the maintenance fee

Being faced with a maintenance fee hike post DLP is quite common, simply because the theoretical calculation of cost and the cost of actual maintenance can never be the same. More often than not, it has to be raised. Whether this is ethical or not, is debatable.

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Sunway’s unbilled sales seen to provide good earnings visibility

The group’s property development division reported an FY18 revenue of RM619.6 million (-31.8% y-o-y) and profit before tax (PBT) of RM158.6 million (-32.6%) mainly due to the adoption of the Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS) 15 whereby profits of property development projects in Singapore and China can only be recognised upon completion.