Tag - george-soros



Japan Times
Jun 9, 2023
Can the world’s democracies survive the ‘polycrisis’?
Artificial intelligence, climate change, and Russia's war in Ukraine are causing global angst — each of which demands urgent attention from policymakers and political leaders.
Japan Times
Jul 6, 2022
In the land of the free, democracy is under attack
Voters need to recognize the Supreme Court's radical majority for what it is: part of a carefully laid plan to turn the U.S. into a repressive regime.
Japan Times
Mar 15, 2022
Putin, Xi and the risk of World War III
After obtaining China's backing, Vladimir Putin set about realizing his life's dream of retaking Ukraine, a decision that may backfire on both Moscow and Beijing.
Japan Times
Jul 23, 2021
The fight for open societies begins again
Freedom House reports that less than 20% of the world's population now live in what it categorizes as fully free societies, the lowest share in more than a quarter century.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 31, 2019
Impeachment testimony shows high-powered U.S. lobbyist's role in Ukraine scandal
A Republican former congressman turned lobbyist repeatedly pushed for the dismissal of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, an action later taken by President Donald Trump after he was urged to do so by his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, a U.S. diplomat said in testimony on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2019
Billionaires from George Soros to Pritzker and Disney heirs call for U.S. wealth tax
Some of the richest people in the U.S. are calling for a federal wealth tax.
Japan Times
Apr 10, 2019
Hungary will not soften laws to allow George Soros college to stay
Hungary will not relax rules for international universities despite pressure from the European Union and offers from Germany to mediate in a row over a college founded by U.S. billionaire George Soros, the government spokesman said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Jan 25, 2019
George Soros warns of China's use of AI to control citizens, calling Xi Jinping 'most dangerous' foe of open societies
Billionaire George Soros warned of the dangers of artificial intelligence in the hands of authoritarian regimes such as China and called the country's president, Xi Jinping, "the most dangerous" opponent of open societies.
Japan Times
Nov 16, 2018
Facebook back in hot water over its handling of misinformation and attacks on critics
Facebook Inc. is coming under renewed fire for how it handled the spread of fake news and misinformation on its social network, including using aggressive tactics to discredit critics.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2018
Agents trace pipe bomb found in mailbox at George Soros' New York home
Federal agents were piecing together on Tuesday how a small bomb ended up in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.
Japan Times
Oct 23, 2018
Explosive device found near home of George Soros: New York Times
An explosive device was found Monday in a mailbox near the New York home of billionaire financier George Soros, a favorite target of right-wing campaigners in the United States and eastern Europe, according to a report by the New York Times that cited police.
Jun 20, 2018
Hungary passes "STOP Soros" laws, defying EU and rights groups
Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalizes some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for action by non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 7, 2017
Abe meets visiting U.S. investor Soros as he seeks new ideas for Abenomics
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met U.S. investor George Soros and British economic and financial thinker Adair Turner in Tokyo on Friday, having indicated in speeches earlier this week he wants to find fresh ways to try his Abenomics program this year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 31, 2015
Soros says ready to invest $1 billlion in Ukraine if West helps
Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if Western countries help private investment there, and sees a 1 in 3 chance Greece will leave the euro, he told Austrian newspaper Der Standard.
Jan 11, 2014
Did Soros just predict an economic crash in China?
George Soros probably shouldn't expect any warm invitations to Beijing — not with the much-reviled short seller warning of a giant Chinese crash.
May 10, 2013
Euro exit by Germany would be a big mistake
Politically it would be a big mistake for Germany to exit the eurozone, because doing so would jeopardize the greatest success story of the postwar period in Europe.
Mar 4, 2013
Kuroda should keep his wits on Abe's doorstep


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