DUAL-LISTED Jardine hotelier Mandarin Oriental's underlying net profit - which excludes non-trading items - was more than halved for the first half, according to results released on Thursday.

HOTELIER Mandarin Oriental International, which is part of the Jardine Matheson Group, saw underlying net profit grow 18.6 per cent to US$65.1 million for the fiscal year 2018.

TAKING HEART

MANDARIN Oriental, Singapore, has partnered Mindset Care Limited, a registered charity initiated by the Jardine Matheson Group, to develop wedding favours for couples.