Posts Tagged ‘funds’

Half Of Pandemic Unemployment Funds May Have Been Stolen: Axios

As much as half of the unemployment benefits paid by the US government over the past year may have been stolen through fraud, with the bulk ultimately ending up outside the country – likely into the hands of foreign crime syndicates in China, Nigeria, Russia and elsewhere, according to Axios‘ Felix Salmon. According to some estimates, unemployment fraud […]

Senate Dems Threaten to Block World Cup Funds Unless Women’s Soccer Team Gets Equal Pay

A group of Senate Democrats is working to advance a measure that would block funding for the 2026 World Cup if the men’s and women’s teams aren’t compensated equally. The Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act mandates that “the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable […]

Israeli startups raising funds virtually and faster, survey shows

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way tech firms operate, with virtual pitches and increased competition for deals cutting down the time it takes to close a deal almost by half, a new survey of over 200 startups shows. Startup Snapshot, a data sharing platform for the Israeli startup ecosystem, on Thursday published a report […]

Survey: Israeli Startups Raising Funds Faster, No Longer Dependent on Relocating

Employees of the D-ID startup company work at the company’s office in Tel Aviv, Israel, Feb. 7, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. CTech – Israeli tech has displayed an impressive ability to quickly adapt during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey of over 200 Israeli early-stage startups conducted by Intel Ignite, Intel’s startup […]

Continuing the Story of the Hijacked Tanker and Frozen Funds

In early 2021, we wrote about the Iranian seizure of a South Korean tanker and how this precedent actually demonstrates a number of unresolved problems, most notably the problem of Iranian assets in South Korean banks intended to pay for Iranian crude oil imports and frozen because of US sanctions. Recall:  Iran has repeatedly urged Seoul […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

Gulf sovereign wealth funds eye Israel, but need time to make their first moves

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Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

The German government is providing $13.5 million to get Holocaust survivors to COVID-19 vaccination locations around the world. The new Holocaust Survivor Vaccine Assistance Program (HSVAP) will be administered by the New York-based Claims Conference, which announced the program on Wednesday, through its network of more than 300 agency partners. Funds will cover the costs […]

Germany funds COVID-19 vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

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First investments by VC funds in Israeli tech soar to 7-year high in 2020

The number of first investments by VC funds in Israeli technology firms soared to a seven-year high in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic pushed businesses and households online and gave the technology sector a boost. The number of first investments — when a VC fund adds a company for the first time to its investment […]

Islamists in Germany fraudulently received €1 MILLION in Covid-19 aid, some funds used to ‘direct terrorism financing’ – media

Around €1 million in Covid-19 relief funds aimed at businesses might have ended up in the pockets of hardline Islamists, German media reported, citing sources in the Berlin police who opened more than 100 probes into the fraud. The misuse of coronavirus aid to finance terrorist activities was reported by German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. […]

Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations

Home » Crimes, Europe, Immorality, Social » Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations     Following the MeToo campaign against harassment, a number of women behind the various allegations of sexual misconduct were convicted of libel. The newly-started fund aims to pay their damages, regardless of whether their […]

Belarus: EU rejects claim that European funds financed Lukashenko’s property ‘goldmine’

EU agencies have vehemently rejected claims that European funds were used to finance the luxury properties of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, as alleged in a new documentary film released this week. “Suggestions that EU assistance has gone for buildings or residences used by the Lukashenko regime that have appeared in the media are completely unfounded […]

Democrats Block Rep. Andy Barr’s Amendment to Prevent COVID-19 Relief Funds from Going to China

Democrats in the House Rules Committee on Friday voted against an amendment by Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) that would prevent any American taxpayer-funded COVID-19 relief dollars from going to the Chinese Communist Party. His amendment would have barred any of the $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief bill funds from being made available to “any enterprise, […]

JNF directors ask to overturn vote to allocate funds for West Bank land purchases

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Canada probes UNRWA funds over textbooks for promoting hate

Canada will investigate its contributions to UNRWA following a report that the refugee agency for Palestinians uses textbooks that incite hatred and violence, Canada’s International Development Minister Karina Gould announced. Gould said she was “deeply concerned” to learn that educational materials UNRWA gave Palestinian children during coronavirus-related lockdowns “contained references that violated UN values of […]

SF federation to monitor giving after sending funds to group accused of backing Capitol siege

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SF federation monitor after sending funds to group backing Capitol siege

Any group that helped fund or organize an insurrection would be disqualified from receiving funds from the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation, the group said — a reflection of the startling new political landscape after deadly rioting last week in Washington, D.C. “We have no intention of funding extremist groups anywhere on the political spectrum, […]

Senior MP: Seoul must immediately release Iran’s funds

TEHRAN — Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Mojtaba Zonnouri urged the Seoul government on Tuesday to swiftly unblock Iranian funds in South Korean banks. “The Islamic Republic of Iran expects South Korea’s senior officials not to allow any damage to the amicable and friendly relations between the two countries,” […]

Israeli health funds at center of world-beating coronavirus vaccination push

As he gingerly lowered himself into a chair after his first coronavirus vaccine jab, Simcha Barlow, a 75-year-old Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jew, said deciding to get inoculated was simple. “If the rabbis approve, I do not ask any questions at all,” the hobbling Torah scholar told AFP at a clinic in the mainly ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, […]

Funds needed to combat prejudice

December 11, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The multi-faith educational organisation Together For Humanity (TFH), has launched its inaugural Giving Together Day in a bid to raise funds to combat prejudice and increase interfaith and intercultural understanding in schools. While the not-for-profit has been running diversity education programs with school communities for […]

French-Lebanese businessman who once claimed to transport Gaddafi funds to Sarkozy campaign by suitcase ‘arrested in Beirut’

Authorities in Beirut have reportedly arrested a French-Lebanese businessman linked to allegations of illicit Libyan financing for Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 French presidential election campaign, on foot of an Interpol request. Ziad Takieddine fled to the Lebanese capital earlier this year after a French court sentenced him to five years in prison in a separate case […]

Israel freeze NIS 600 million in PA funds, penalizing it for policy of paying terrorists

Browse > Home / News / Israel freeze NIS 600 million in PA funds, penalizing it for policy of paying terrorists November 30, 2020 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article The Security Cabinet decided on Sunday to withhold tax transfers from Israel to the Palestinian Authority (PA) to offset salaries paid by […]

Israel approves transferring $750 million in PA tax funds to Palestinians

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Top Pentagon adviser says ‘Israeli lobby’ funds officials who want war

Douglas Macgregor, a top adviser to President Donald Trump’s new acting defense secretary, routinely blames “the Israeli lobby” and “neocons” for pushing the United States into wars. Trump last week in the wake of his loss in the presidential election to Joe Biden purged senior staff at the departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security […]

On the brink, UN agency for Palestinian refugees pleads for funds to pay salaries

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Bill Gates Funds Cornell Study That ‘Proves’ He’s Not Involved In COVID-19 Pandemic Conspiracy

posted on October 2, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has been the world’s biggest driver of COVID-19 misinformation during the pandemic, according to a new Bill Gates-funded study from Cornell University — an institution that fully supports the government’s official position on the “pandemic” along with the pharmaceutical industry’s essential role in stopping the “virus”: […]

Saving Local Newspapers Squeezed By Hedge Funds

Above photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images. A Replanting Strategy. Hundreds of newspapers are languishing in the hands of hedge funds and chains. It’s time to replant them with community nonprofit groups and mission-driven owners. Download this white paper as a pdf The conversation about the crisis in local news has tended to focus on two solutions: […]

Norway funds massive project to trap and store carbon dioxide

Norway is one of the world’s biggest producers of oil and gas – but it’s working to reduce the carbon footprint of fossil fuel industries. The government announced this week that it will finance two-thirds of a large-scale project to capture and store carbon dioxide at sea. Carbon capture has long been touted as a […]

At least $2.6 million ratepayer funds being spent because Horowhenua DC refuses to determine mana whenua

By Veronica Harrod 18 September, 2020 At least $2.6 million ratepayer funds being spent because Council refuses to determine mana whenua. Horowhenua District Council has committed at least $1.4 million ratepayer funding to Te Rūnanga o Raukawa and $814,500 to Muaūpoko Tribal Authority and the Muaūpoko Lands Trust in two separate agreements over Levin’s Waste […]

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