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Let’s stay in faith to create a shared future in a fractured world – My experience #WEF 2018 @Davos-Klosters

Let’s stay in faith to create a shared future in a fractured world – My experience #WEF 2018 @Davos-Klosters

Following my lecture at MiP on the theme of “China and the World”, the week after, as my second time, I joined World Economic Forum at DAVOS (from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26). This year’s gathering was a bit different, simply put: divergently but also convergently. – writes Prof  Ying Zhang, Vice Dean and Professor @ Rotterdam […]

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#Merkel could join #Macron in #Davos for epic clash with #Trump

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week in what could turn into an epic clash of competing world views with US President Donald Trump, writes  Noah Barkin. Merkel, who has been struggling to put together a government since a German election in September, […]

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#Brexit: UK PM May says Britain faces momentous change as it leaves EU

#Brexit: UK PM May says Britain faces momentous change as it leaves EU

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britain is facing a period of momentous change following its decision to leave the European Union and will need to forge a new role in the world, Prime Minister Theresa May told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday (19 January). May, who has said Britain wants a “bold and ambitious” trade agreement with […]

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#WEF2017: Thoughts from #Davos

#WEF2017: Thoughts from #Davos

Switzerland is such an amazing country. Besides its astonishing nature and beautiful countryside, the presentation of their equality and efficient innovation process and the-performance of this country at all levels are extraordinarily significant, writes Dr. Ying Zhang. Firstly, you can never believe (at least from my view) that the president of this country, Doris Leuthard […]

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Meeting Cambodia delegation in #WEF #Davos

Meeting Cambodia delegation in #WEF #Davos

The World Economic Forum has started. I am very honoured to be invited by the Swiss-Asia Chamber of Commerce and the delegation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, to join a lunch with  Prime Minister Hun Sen, discussing on the cross country collaboration, writes Dr Ying Zhang, Associate Dean and Professor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation at […]

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Polarized societies fuel risks at #Davos after year of upheaval

Polarized societies fuel risks at #Davos after year of upheaval

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Divided societies, rising populism and fears for the world’s climate top the list of risks facing politicians, central bankers and business leaders gathering in Davos next week, writes Ben Hirschler. The world has changed dramatically in the year since they last met in the Swiss Alps, with Donald Trump’s election in the United States and […]

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EU in joint launch of WTO negotiations for green goods agreement

EU in joint launch of WTO negotiations for green goods agreement

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos the EU, together with a dozen other WTO members, today pledged to launch negotiations in the WTO on liberalizing trade in so-called ‘green goods’. The initiative builds on the ground-breaking success of the 9th WTO Ministerial in Bali last month. The aim of this initiative […]

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