After a gala opening set against spectacular snowfall, the World Economic Forum starts in earnest on Tuesday basking in robust global growth but facing warnings that the world's have-nots are missing out more than ever. Indian PrimeShow More Summary
It's ironic that for a World Economic Forum conference which lists global warming - only in the more politically acceptable phrasing of "Extreme Weather Conditions" - as the top 1 and 2 global risks for 2018, respectively, in terms of likelihood and impact... ... Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia’s involvement in Lebanese politics — notably its political crisis of November 2017 — is simply a matter of “relationship ups and downs,” Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani said at the World Economic Forum on Monday. Speaking to CNBC in Davos, Switzerland, the deputy leader had far more positive things to say about […]
Davos, the home of the World Economic Forum, is being buried under snow.
The annual meeting starts January 23.
A weekend blizzard was still filling the mountain valley with more snow on Monday night as heads of state and C.E.O.s tried to gather for the World Economic Forum.
President Donald Trump may not attend the annual Davos World Economic Forum if the federal government is still shut down. Asked if the President would still make the trip to Switzerland this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated that the prospects were increasingly slim. Show More Summary
The posh ski resort of Davos was snow-bound Monday after the heaviest precipitation in two decades, hampering the arrival of the world's elite for this week's World Economic Forum (WEF). "In the last six days, 159 centimetres (63 inches)...Show More Summary
Congress reached a deal on Monday to end the government shutdown, allowing a delegation of lawmakers to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Donald Trump and a handful of cabinet officials are also slatedShow More Summary
(European Research Council) The European Research Council (ERC) will bring cutting-edge science to the forefront at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) from 23 to 26 January in Davos, Switzerland. Using ideas arising...Show More Summary
As the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos, the powerful are feeling optimistic because of waning worries about populism and global economic growth.
Last week, the World Economic Forum released its boilerplate list of what it believes are the top risks for 2018. As we reported, the most prominent theme this year was the shift in perceived risk factors: conflict and war, natural disasters,...Show More Summary
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JOHANNESBURG - Inequality will be under the spotlight at this week's annual World Economic Forum, with a new Oxfam report showing that 82 percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population. The...Show More Summary
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland went on avalanche alert on Monday as fresh snow smothered much of the Alps a day before the World Economic Forum in Davos gets under way.
The Associated Press reports: The White House said Monday that Cabinet members are delaying their departure for this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland amid the federal government shutdown. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee...Show More Summary
The White House says a delegation of Cabinet members is delaying their departure for this year's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland amid the federal government shutdown. Spokeswoman Sarah … Click to Continue »
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory - European Bioinformatics Institute) DNA Storage scientist Nick Goldman issued the Bitcoin Challenge at World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, January 2015. One week before the Jan. 21, 2018 deadline,...Show More Summary
The 2018 World Economic Forum to focus on the impact of globalisation, which critics say has widened inequality.