More than 100 billionaires and millionaires have urged political leaders at the World Economic Forum to tax the rich to collect funds to aid global economic recovery from the pandemic.
The cancellation is the second year in a row for the meeting after organisers shifted the annual meeting to Singapore in 2021, before abandoning it altogether.
Around the world, performing arts, employing millions of people, have taken a big hit because of the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdowns that followed its emergence. They are staging a comeback in these uncertain times.
World leaders hold a virtual G20 event headlined “A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust”, instead of the traditional January event in Davos, Switzerland.
Annual World Economic Forum kicks off with US President Donald Trump criticising "prophets of doom" and teenage activist Greta Thunberg urging global financial elite to act against environmental crisis.
President Jair Bolsonaro who threatened to pull Brazil out of the Paris climate accord during his election campaign pledged at Davos to work "in harmony with the world" to protect his country's unique environment.
The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit in the Swiss Mountains will be held from January 22 to 25. As some political leaders choose not to attend, many ask what the WEF has achieved so far and what purpose it serves.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year while the 3.8 billion people who make up the world's poorest half saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, says Oxfam in a report.
Myanmar's army is accused of mass rape, killings and setting fire to thousands of homes which led to the displacement of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to neighbouring Bangladesh. The UN is recommending genocide charges be brought against top generals.
The 26th World Economic Forum on Africa is on its last day. Here are some key things that were discussed.
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