MAINBOARD-LISTED real estate player Chip Eng Seng Corp nearly doubled its earnings in the first quarter, buoyed by the lynchpin property development business.

MAINBOARD-LISTED construction group Chip Eng Seng Corp more than doubled its profits in the fourth quarter, on the back of both revenue growth and heftier contributions from associates.

THE following companies saw new developments that could affect trading of their shares on Friday:

CONSTRUCTION and property group Chip Eng Seng Corp halted the trading of its shares before the market opened on Friday after a late Thursday rally in its stock drew a trading query from the...