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Trump and ‘Davos Man’: best of enemies

8 months, 28 days ago
DAVOS: A compelling clash of cultures will unfold in the vertiginous Swiss Alps this week as Donald Trump, just over 12 months into his high-wire presidency, confronts the cheerleaders of globalisation in Davos. Having whipped up…

Trump to make surprise appearance at Davos

9 months, 7 days ago
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will take his populist message directly to the world's political and business elite later this month, becoming the first US president to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos in nearly 20 years. Trump -- who…

Tech firms must do more on extremism: World Economic Forum

11 months, 18 days ago
WASHINGTON: US tech firms such as Facebook and Twitter should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a report from the World Economic Forum said on Monday. The…

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

1 year, 6 months ago
Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point - currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a…

Pakistan progressing at a rapid pace, says PM Sharif

1 year, 8 months ago
LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan is being discussed in a positive manner as the country is progressing at a rapid pace, ARY News reported on Saturday. The prime minister was talking to media in London after…

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

1 year, 8 months ago
WASHINGTON: Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines. And while business leaders gathered at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF)…

Sharmeen Chinoy, Karan Johar in a candid conversation at WEF

1 year, 8 months ago
DAVOS: Pakistan's Oscar-winning documentary maker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Bollywood director Karan Johar held a one-on-one conversation in the ongoing 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) in which many subjects were talked upon. While…

Xi says world needs China, US to have stable relationship

1 year, 8 months ago
DAVOS: The world needs China and the United States to have a stable and cooperative relationship, Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Vice President Joe Biden, just days before new uncertainty looms with Donald Trump taking office as…