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Earlier in the week, Xi gave a much anticipated speech at the annual Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province on the northern edge of the South China Sea. The forum is the Chinese equivalent of the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, involving high-level talks among economic leaders.
Xi strikes conciliatory tone on trade but offers few concessions. News • International • 11.04.2018 • The Guardian. Library picture: Xi Jinping, the president of China, speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 17 January 2017. Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Valeriano Di Domenico ...

The total cost of the Prime Minister's three-day trip to the World Economic Forum was $678,000 – the bulk of the cost for hotels, office and room rentals, as well as transportation, according to figures tabled in Parliament. However, not all amounts associated with the trip have been publicly reported yet.
The Plan: Inside World Economic Forum's New Energy Efficient Offices ... The World Economic Forum is trying to lead by example. SEE ALSO: The Plan: Inside AlphaSights' Linear Designed Offices in Midtown East. The organization, which was founded in 1971 and is tasked with resolving international ...
The World Economic Forum announced today that Troels Oerting will be assuming the role of Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity as of 2 April 2018. ... us address this dark side of the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” said Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.
Apart from these policy recommendations, the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Energy emphasizes the importance of launching new initiatives while at the same time contributing to the existing initiatives of institutions such as System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy.

It was announced last week that major players in the financial technology (fintech) space have come together to convene a cyber security consortium – poised to centralize best practices, encourage collaboration and shed light on the widening scope of security as a whole. Dan Gunderman. By: Dan Gunderman.
Business. World Economic Forum in Sao Paulo. After years of crisis, things are starting to pick up again in Brazil, with global companies returning to invest in the country. Opinion at the WEF on Latin America was that everyone needs to benefit, not just the rich.
Globe Telecom, in partnership with the DQ Institute, an international think tank, has completed the initial results of the 2018 DQ World study, a first in the Philippines that was presented to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last February 2018. The study measures the digital intelligence ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum on Latin America kicked off Tuesday in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo, drawing hundreds of leaders to discuss the future of the region and new paths of economic growth. The theme of the two-day meeting, a regional version of the World ...

The World Economic Forum has a tradition of bringing together a sprinkling of academics and entrepreneurial innovators to mix with business and policy elites at their annual meeting in Davos. It is a rare opportunity for researchers to interact with such a diverse and influential audience, and all participants ...
On March 7, 2018, the World Economic Forum created an industry consortium to improve cybersecurity of financial technology companies. Created to architect a framework to gauge the security levels of fintech organizations and data aggregators, the consortium brings together top companies such Citigroup Inc (C.N), the ...
WEF leads creation of cyber security consortium · Security. in 9 hours. The World Economic Forum-led group will create a framework to assess the security level of fintech companies and data aggregators. Click here ...
World Economic Forum creates fintech focus group for cyber security. Karl Flinders ... The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created a consortium of financial services and technology companies to help protect the growing financial technology (fintech) industry and its customers from cyber security threats.
A staunch defence of free play time isn't what you usually expect from such highfalutin meetings, but it's certainly refreshing. It's a good sign when the bigwigs at the World Economic Forum in Davos take time to talk about the importance of letting kids play. At the end of January, four groups -- the LEGO ...
In their Global Risks Report 2018, the World Economic Forum singled out cybersecurity as one of the world's most critical threats. For this reason, the forum launched the Global Centre for Cybersecurity – a platform for governments, companies and international organisations to join forces in the fight against ...
NEW YORK, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Boao has become an important regional forum with global influence, and "It's becoming an Asian version of World Economic Forum," William Overholt, a senior fellow at Harvard University, told Xinhua in a recent interview. The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), with the theme ...
The World Economic Forum for 2018 may have come and gone, but the question that will linger remains what lessons African leaders took out of it. The summit in Davos had 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World' as its theme, and the issue of climate change was on the front burner once more.
Today is International Women's Day, a day which celebrates the ongoing movement for women's rights. To measure the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum (WEF) created the Global Gender Gap Index a decade ago. The most recent report, published in November 2017, ...


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