World Economic Forum (WEF)

Cryptocurrency

'Dramatic' round of regulation seen coming for cryptocurrencies

The guardians of the financial sector are poised to greatly intensify their efforts to regulate the booming cryptocurrency sector.

Global Economy

WEF sticking to plan to hold 2021 meeting in Singapore

The World Economic Forum is sticking with its plan to hold the 2021 meeting in Singapore, according to newspaper Schweiz am Wochenende.

JOBS

Upskilling could add $6.5 bil and 5.3 mil jobs to global GDP by 2030

It has been repeated to death that upskilling is key for the future economy, but perhaps nobody really realised the true economic potential of building a more highly-skilled workforce until now. 

Majority of adults 'optimistic' about tech in 2021, but fear risks in health, loss of income and natural disasters: WEF survey - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Majority of adults 'optimistic' about tech in 2021, but fear risks in health, loss of income and natural disasters: WEF survey

Majority of adults think that accessing digital tools, training or technology will improve in the next 12 months, according to a survey polled across 28 countries conducted jointly by the World Eco

Xi warns against "Cold-war mentality" as Biden shifts from confrontation to competition - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Xi warns against 'Cold-War mentality' as Biden shifts from confrontation to competition

President Xi Jinping called on the world to abandon “ideological prejudice” and shun an “outdated Cold-War mentality” as he signalled that China will continue to forge its own path regardless of we

Global Economy

Trump unlikely to receive another Davos invite; WEF's Schwab hopes Biden available to attend event in Singapore

Already banned from Twitter, it looks like Donald Trump will be shut out of Davos too.

WEF founder Schwab remains 'hopeful' for Davos meeting to happen in Singapore - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

WEF founder Schwab remains 'hopeful' for Davos meeting to happen in Singapore

World Economic Forum Founder Klaus Schwab is “hopeful” the event due to be held in Singapore will take place and warned a failure to tackle climate change could be even more socially damaging than

Rebuilding trust central to the Davos Agenda 2021 following difficult year - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Rebuilding trust central to the Davos Agenda 2021 following difficult year

As the world staggers away from a difficult 2020 marked by coronavirus and political unrest, the World Economic Forum (WEF) have proclaimed 2021 “A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust”.

Global Economy

World Economic Forum to be held in Singapore in May

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Singapore instead of Switzerland next year as the Covid-19 pandemic would make it difficult to ensure the health and safety of part

Global Economy

Davos may move to Singapore as WEF holds talks on 2021 location

The World Economic Forum has held preliminary talks with officials in Singapore about relocating its high-profile Davos annual meeting.

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