Insurgents south of Syrian capital surrender, says state TV
BEIRUT/DOUMA (April 20): Insurgents in the last area outside Syrian government control near Damascus agreed on Friday to withdraw, but the army's bombardment continued pending a full surrender deal, state media and a war monitor reported.
The development heralds another advance for President Bashar al-Assad's push to retake remaining enclaves and strengthen his position around the capital after retaking eastern Ghouta this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Pharmaniaga Bhd saw its net profit fall 43.3% to RM5.39 million in the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 (2QFY18) from RM9.52 million a year ago, on higher corporate tax as a result of increased profitability of certain subsidiaries.
As a result, earnings per share came in lower at 2.08 sen for 2QFY18 compared with 3.67 sen for 2QFY17.
It is worth noting that the group's pre-tax profit actually grew to RM11.97 million in 2QFY18 versus RM10.15 million a year ago.