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Tag: George Soros

Najib points to the Soros link in 1MDB documentary

The former prime minister shows a tweet by a son of the prominent US financier.

Billionaires, heirs call for wealth tax

Financier George Soros is one among a group of the superrich calling for a federal wealth tax to help address income inequality.

Soros bets on GAM as scandal-hit Swiss firm courts buyers

George Soros reveals a 3% stake in scandal ridden GAM Holding built through a subsidiary of his family office.

Hungary could resume anti-EU campaigns, says PM Orban

Nationalist Viktor Orban has often clashed with the EU over his anti-immigration campaigns and judicial reforms.

Soros calls China’s Xi ‘most dangerous’ foe of free societies

The Hungarian-born philanthropist also wants US tech giants such as Facebook to be reined in by authorities for the good of democracy.

Soros-founded university says ‘forced out of Budapest’

The move is widely seen as part of a wider campaign waged by Budapest in recent years against Soros.

George Soros foundation says will end Turkey activities

Erdogan on Wednesday accused Soros of supporting jailed Turkish financier and philanthropist Osman Kavala who organised civil society events.

Erdogan takes aim at Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Erdogan suggested Soros had backed the Turkish financier and philanthropist Osman Kavala who organised civil society events and has been in prison for the last year awaiting trial.

US mail bomb suspect indicted on 30 counts in New York

The charges include five counts of use of a weapon of mass destruction for each pipe bomb mailed to and intercepted in the New York area.

Trump: Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros

Listed by Forbes magazine as one of the world's richest men, Soros is accused by nationalists around the world of sponsoring protests and seeking to push a liberal, multicultural agenda.

Hungary aims to criminalise aiding illegal migration in ‘Stop Soros’ bill

The offense will carry a punishment of up to a year in prison.

Soros to Google and Facebook: ‘Your days are numbered’

George Soros said that Google and Facebook could easily be manipulated to undermine democratic processes.

Petition asks White House to declare Soros a terrorist

The petition has gathered the minimum 100,000 signatures to urge Trump administration to take action.

Lauded to loathed: Who’s afraid of George Soros?

From the Kremlin via Skopje to the power corridors of Washington, the Hungarian-born Jewish emigre is the favourite bete noire of nationalists around the globe.

Maria: Siasatan terbaharu ke atas Bersih ‘keterlaluan’

Maria Chin berkata konvoi Bersih berlangsung sejak tahun lepas tetapi mengapa siasatan hanya dilakukan sekarang apabila pilihan raya umum semakin hampir.

Soros: ‘Would-be-dictator’ Trump will fail

'I personally have confidence that he's going to fail... because his ideas, that guide him are inherently self-contradictory, adds Soros.

Now, Soros-funded NGOs in Hungary feeling the heat

Malaysia only probed NGO’s that received funds from George Soros’ Open Society Foundations, but Hungary's ruling party wants Hungarian civil society organisations financed by OSF to be banned.

No reason to protest probe into Soros funding

It's not the Malaysian government alone that is suspicious of the Open Society Foundations.

20 NGO disyaki terima dana asing disiasat, kata Nur Jazlan

Siasatan perlu dilakukan kerana banyak negara digulingkan melalui cara NGO digunakan pihak luar, kata timbalan menteri dalam negeri

‘Media freedom must be exercised responsibly’

If Malaysiakini's Premesh Chandran is indeed a member of OSF's Malaysia Advisory Committee, then action must be taken against him, say Umno leaders.

Ex-IGP’s son wants probe into Malaysiakini’s founder

Abdul Rahman Mohd Hanif Omar claims the founder allegedly received funds from George Soros' Open Society Foundations.

Maria Chin dilarang pakai coli, seluar dalam ketika ditahan

Maria Chin berkata, penahanannya adalah sebahagian daripada cubaan pihak berkuasa mencipta teori konspirasi berhubung Bersih 2.0 menerima wang daripada George Soros.

Maria shares her experience as a Sosma detainee

Maria Chin Abdullah says her detention was part of the authorities attempt to create a conspiracy theory revolving around Bersih 2.0 accepting money from George Soros.

Govt sets up team to monitor those seeking to overthrow it

Zahid Hamidi says the taskforce, consisting of the police, MACC, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Attorney-General’s Chambers will also check on civil society movements receiving overseas funds.

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