SHUN Ho Construction (Holdings) reported a 82 per cent increase in interim profit, up from $8.48 million last year to $15.44 million. No interim dividend will be paid. Basic earnings per share rose by 21.4 per cent from 3.08 cents last year to 3.74 cents. The holding company, Shun Ho Resources Holdings, reported a drop in profit from $5.1 million to $3.3 million. No interim will be paid. Earnings per share fell from two cents to 1.14 cents.