Executive salaries in Japan are generally lower than in the United States. A study in December from advisory firm Willis Towers Watson found median CEO pay in Japan was 156 million yen ($1.5 million) in 2018, compared to $13.7 million for CEOs in the United States. … [Read more...] about SoftBank doubled pay for Vision Fund boss as company posted record loss
Divorce like a boss
The Missouri senator warned in a March press statement that TikTok’s parent company “includes Chinese Communist Party members in leadership,” and stated that “TikTok has admitted that it has sent user data to China.” (RELATED: TikTok Spokesman Claims Beijing-Based Company Is Not Chinese-Owned) … [Read more...] about ‘To Serve Their Bosses In Beijing’ — Sen. Josh Hawley Rips TikTok For Aggressive User Monitoring
While Brian has been sweet as pie in public, telling a podcast that he would “always love” Fox, a weird story has surfaced on Page Six claiming that, in 2015, Fox dumped Green when he was seriously ill with a “with a terrifying undiagnosed brain condition” that left him bedridden for six months “barely able to lift his head.” … [Read more...] about Brian Austin Green Was Dumped by Megan Fox Before, ‘When He Was Sick in Bed for Six Months’
Tante Zabi and the American airmen staying with her knew nothing of Petiot. But on Christmas Eve, Tom Applewhite got a taste of the underworld that swirled around them, when he was taken to meet “Le Boss,” as he called him — who may have been the head of the Comet Line operations in Paris at that point. The Boss ordered up a lunch of horsemeat for Tom while he asked him about his service and his experiences on the escape route thus far. But Tom mistrusted him deeply, and tried to answer with his own questions. The boss cut him off. Only he would ask questions, and he wanted answers. Applewhite remembered him years later as pasty-faced, oily, and evil-looking, “like Peter Lorre,” only bigger. … [Read more...] about Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris
On a cold morning in early February, I knocked on the front door of Montwieler’s home in northwest Washington, D.C., where a wooden angel stands in the front yard. On the phone, when I summarized what Walker had told me, she said she didn’t want to talk about Thomas, but I hoped I could change her mind in person. Now retired from journalism, Montwieler, a petite woman with cropped hair and tinted glasses, was polite. She wouldn’t answer any questions about Thomas, but she never denied Walker’s account. Nor did she request that I keep her name out of this story. She simply said, “I’ll read it with interest.” Another colleague of Montwieler’s at BNA told me that her silence over the years isn’t surprising, given the value and cachet of knowing a powerful public official in Washington. (Update: After publication of this story, Montwieler emailed to say that “she never experienced any type of inappropriate behavior from … [Read more...] about Do You Believe Her Now?