G7 finance officials back need to regulate digital currencies

Business Dec 8, 2020

G7 finance officials back need to regulate digital currencies

Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven advanced economies strongly supported the need to regulate digital currencies, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement on Monday after a virtual meeting of the officials. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz issued a sharply ...

Trump has made no plans to host G7 summit, sources say

World / Politics Nov 19, 2020

Trump has made no plans to host G7 summit, sources say

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump has made no plans to host a summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies after cancelling a June gathering because of the COVID-19 pandemic, three diplomatic sources said on Wednesday. The Republican president, who has refused to accept the ...

World leaders congratulate Biden with a focus on unity

World / Politics Nov 8, 2020

World leaders congratulate Biden with a focus on unity

World leaders, including Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, rushed to congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, with many expressing hopes of unity and cooperation following four years of explosive Donald Trump diplomacy. While Trump refused to accept the results of the election, many world leaders made it ...

Abe likely to be quarantine-free upon return from G7 summit

National Jul 27, 2020

Abe likely to be quarantine-free upon return from G7 summit

The government is considering exempting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from self-quarantine following a summit of Group of Seven leaders, expected to take place in the United States in late August, sources said Monday. The government currently asks all people entering Japan to self-quarantine for two ...