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Petronas’ profit before tax has slumped by about 43 per cent so far in the current financial year and this is bound to have an effect on government revenue and Petronas’ own reinvestment plans.

In fact, profit before tax was almost halved in the second quarter compared to the same period last year while cash flow from operating activities dropped by a third.

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Check this out, the position at 28-29 September, courtesy of The Edge.

Change so far in 2015
Currency Latest bid End prev year % Move
Japan yen 119.29 119.66 +0.31
Sing dlr 1.4307 1.3260 -7.32
Taiwan dlr 33.280 31.718 -4.69
Korean won 1195.24 1099.30 -8.03
Baht 36.43 32.90 -9.69
Peso 46.92 44.72 -4.68
Rupiah 14715.00 12380.00 -15.87
Rupee 66.13 63.03 -4.68
Ringgit 4.4750 3.4965 -21.87
Yuan 6.3644 6.2040 -2.52

And the end is not in sight. Another key test looms this week.

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A group of farmers facing eviction, accompanied by Sungai Siput MP Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj and political activists, was arrested this afternoon when they tried to make an appointment to see the Perak MB after eight memos over the last two years failed to elicit a satisfactory response.