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No freeze in intake of foreign workers, says ministry

The human resources ministry says many applications to bring in workers were rejected for non-compliance with the law.

US thaws from Arctic deep freeze as death toll climbs

The two days of intense cold from the so-called polar vortex that descended on the US Midwest and Northeast will go down in memory for its scenes of winter at its most bitter.

China ends 9-month freeze on video-game licensing, FT says

Beijing has resumed the licensing of video games, the majority of which are for mobile phones.

2020 Olympic organisers working for boxing at Games despite freeze

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said that while "official level contact" was halted by the IOC's decision, working-level contact with AIBA would continue.

FGV bans recruitment of workers from external contractors

This follows findings by the Complaints Panel of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) that showed FGV needs to improve its employment processes.

IOC ‘freezes planning’ for 2020 Olympic boxing over AIBA concerns

The committee says it will go all out to ensure that a boxing tournament can take place at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

AstraZeneca will keep UK investment freeze if no Brexit clarity

Some pharmaceutical companies including AstraZeneca have warned of medicine shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Chinese tycoon’s daughter challenges Hong Kong over asset freeze

The lawsuit seeks to release company funds frozen since July 2017, arguing that the freeze and lack of updates on the status of the investigation was irrational and oppressive.

‘Cash-strapped’ Umno to use training camp for new role as opposition

But an Umno leader says funding is a problem following freeze of party bank accounts.

MACC did freeze Najib’s grandson’s account, says Umno man

Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam claims the account of Najib Razak's 10-month-old grandson was one of the three accounts under Nooryana Najwa's name.

1MDB task force denies freezing TAFF’s account

It says the Tunku Azizah Fertility Foundation is not implicated in the 1MDB investigation.

Umno appeals to use money in frozen accounts

Acting Umno president Zahid Hamidi says party needs money for administrative and payroll purposes.

Freeze on Umno accounts: We need to know source of money,...

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says if the money came from 1MDB, then it needs to be returned.

Najib: Freezing opposition bank accounts an onslaught on democracy

Former prime minister tells ruling PH parties to confirm that the political donations they themselves receive are not from sources involved in illegal activities.

1MDB task force freezes Umno bank accounts

It says it has frozen a number of accounts owned by individuals and organisations believed to be involved in the misappropriation of 1MDB funds.

We’ll free frozen Umno assets, says Ku Li

This follows Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's announcement that MACC had frozen the accounts of Umno headquarters and Selangor Umno.

Maszlee announces freeze on transfers, promotions to curb sabotage

The education minister says he has received reports that decisions have been made in favour of those aligned to his predecessor.

Jordan price hikes spark protests, royal reprieve

Vehement protests across Jordan drove King Abdullah II to order the government to freeze new price hikes on fuel and electricity.

Argentina’s Macri vetoes bill freezing utility prices

In a 37-30 vote, the Senate gave final legislative approval to the price freeze bill.

Pompeo ends US diplomatic hiring freeze

United States' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ended an unpopular diplomatic hiring freeze.

Singer Halsey freezing eggs at 23 due to endometriosis

Pop star Halsey, 23, has revealed that she is freezing her eggs due to her struggle with endometriosis, and described how she suffered a miscarriage in the middle of a concert.

Undeserving getting flood aid: Penang govt refers matter to MACC

This follows internal probe held in early February.

Patriot: MACC should probe CID director over Aussie funds

Veterans group says ignorance of the Australian remittance law is inexcusable.

Cryptocurrency traders to launch lawsuit against Coincheck on Thursday – lawyer

The Tokyo-based exchange froze all withdrawals of yen and digital currencies following a theft of US$530 million.