From Davos to Davos

2018-01-21 18:52 GMT+8

US President Trump’s appearance at the Davos World Economic Forum, for all intents and purposes, served as a preview of his State of the Union Address scheduled for this coming Tuesday, Jan. 30. As expected, he highlighted the good news and ignored the bad. 

2018-01-27 13:05 GMT+8

CGTN’s anchor Tian Wei shares her opinion on US President Donald Trump’s speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting on Friday.

2018-01-27 15:32 GMT+8

Davos is the Olympics of power and money. There were many alpha males in the 3,000-strong crowd, with some possessing power and others money. But few have both. As his gold signs on the roof of so many five-star hotels all over the world would testify, Donald Trump is one of the few.

2018-01-27 13:19 GMT+8

As I contemplated my “missing luggage ticket” onboard the train from Zurich to Davos, I wondered about why thousands of others – who have also gone through flight troubles, AWOL luggage, all the travel hassles – come here. What really is the Davos attraction?

2018-01-27 09:20 GMT+8

Following Liu He’s speech yesterday affirming China’s commitment to further reform and integrated development, day four at the World Economic Forum (WEF) will see UK Prime Minister Theresa May take the stage, ahead of a crucial year for Brexit negotiations. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, was also set to speak on Thursday but canceled due to illness.

2018-01-25 12:29 GMT+8

World elites gathered in the snow-capped Swiss town of Davos on Wednesday, focusing on creating a shared future in a fractured world, a theme that reflects Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision of global governance.

2018-01-25 23:07 GMT+8

China and Canada pledged to further boost economic and trade relations at a meeting between their senior officials on Thursday during the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

2018-01-25 22:57 GMT+8

While the world's fastest developing economies have reiterated their support for expanding forces of globalization and opposed all forms of protectionism, the America First agenda of the US has derailed their plans and economic policies aimed at transitioning from rapid growth to quality expansion.

2018-01-25 22:12 GMT+8

“The Chinese commitment to science on a government level has just been completely consistently strong,” said Philip Campbell, editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Nature, signaling the world’s recognition of the Chinese contribution to science.

2018-01-25 16:48 GMT+8

‍China and India have joined ranks in criticizing US protectionism with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi making a pitch for globalization in his inaugural speech at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on Tuesday. Modi echoed the message sent out by Chinese President Xi Jinping in his keynote address at the same event last year.

2018-01-25 16:18 GMT+8

German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Wednesday that protectionism is not the answer to world problems, addressing the Davos economic summit before US President Donald Trump appears to defend his America First agenda.

2018-01-25 08:14 GMT+8

Events like Davos bring [world] leaders together so they can find solutions to the problems that affect people, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said during an interview with CGTN reporter Tian Wei at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. 

2018-01-25 16:30 GMT+8

As world elites gather in Davos to discuss how to “create a shared future in a fractured world”, Bill Gates says China’s commitment to Africa is serving as a prime example. 

2018-01-25 15:29 GMT+8

Welcomed by Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Liu He, a high-ranking Chinese official in economic affairs shared his perspective on China's future economic development.

2018-01-24 22:55 GMT+8

Liu He, the principal architect behind the economic reform that has been the core driving force behind four decades of robust growth, has reiterated China’s commitment to more inclusive and market oriented polices going forward, providing ample opportunities for economies across the world.

2018-01-24 18:06 GMT+8

South Africa's Davos delegation is pitching the nation’s investment environment, which has begun to heal after years of political uncertainty. South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is positive the economy is on the path to rebirth, with quality assets worthy of investor cash.

2018-01-24 21:20 GMT+8

CGTN’s anchor Tian Wei shares her opinion on senior Chinese official Liu He’s speech on China’s economic policy at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting on Wednesday.

2018-01-24 20:18 GMT+8

Representing China at this year at Davos 2018 is Mr. Liu He, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and director of the General Office of the Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs. The latter organization is probably little known outside of China. Think of it as China’s version of the US National Economic Council (NEC), and Liu’s counterpart would be Gary Cohn, the director of the NEC. With the economic size of today's China, contributing to over one third of the global GDP growth according to the latest figures from the IMF, one can easily understand how much weight what he said at the Davos carries on the international market. 

2018-01-24 22:09 GMT+8

An estimated 1,900 business leaders have gathered at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, sharing messages about global affairs amid heavy snow.

2018-01-24 16:57 GMT+8

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked his appearance at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday by voicing his country’s commitment to free and open trade, as Ottawa confirmed it would sign the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.

2018-01-24 15:58 GMT+8

Jin Liqun, president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), is well known to many in business circles but his daughter is a respected figure in the world of economics in her own right.

2018-01-24 15:32 GMT+8

Day three of the World Economic Forum promises to be the busiest so far, as China’s high-level official Liu He addressed on Beijing’s economic policy, a year after President Xi Jinping’s memorable speech on the same stage. 

2018-01-24 12:24 GMT+8

One of the most awaited speeches at the World Economic Forum in Davos was that of Narendra Modi, who is the first Indian prime minister to attend the high-profile forum in more than two decades.

2018-01-24 14:08 GMT+8

One year on after Chinese President Xi Jinping made a historic speech defending globalization in Davos last year, US President Donald Trump will soon join more than 3,000 politicians, business elites and opinion leaders from around the world on the World Economic Forum, with the theme of “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.

2018-01-24 12:15 GMT+8

The World Economic Forum opened in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, ahead of a week of much-awaited speeches from figures as diverse as US President Donald Trump and Emmerson Mnangagwa, the new leader of Zimbabwe.

2018-01-23 11:40 GMT+8

With the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) starting at Davos, the Swiss ski town, on Monday, CGTN anchor Tian Wei spoke with Zhu Min, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the scene on China's efforts in pushing forward globalization, opening up and cooperating with other countries as it assumes a leading role in the global economy. 

2018-01-23 22:48 GMT+8

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday that the three greatest challenges the world faces are climate change, terrorism and protectionism.

2018-01-23 21:35 GMT+8

The World Economic Forum (WEF) this year will continue to find ways to stoke economic growth and save the environment, two topics that environmentalists and many economists now say cannot be treated as separate issues. 

2018-01-23 22:42 GMT+8

The theme of World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.”

2018-01-23 22:52 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump is heading to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, a gathering of political and business elites that Trump explicitly said ran counter to his America First world view.

2018-01-23 14:51 GMT+8

In England life expectancy has climbed from around 40 years in the mid -800s to currently almost 80 for men and older for women. 

2018-01-23 14:56 GMT+8

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination against women as they gathered for the Davos forum.

2018-01-23 08:43 GMT+8

‍The 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will be held from Tuesday to Friday in Davos, Switzerland. What should you know ahead of the meetings?

2018-01-22 17:32 GMT+8

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is about to get underway in Davos, Switzerland. The event will seek ways to stoke economic growth and save the environment. These two central themes are likely to be handled largely as separate issues, which many environmentalists say might be adding to the difficulty of finding lasting solutions to either.

2018-01-22 18:09 GMT+8

Ahead of this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, several reports have been released to highlight growing concerns over inequality and the gender pay gap, underscoring how automation and the expansion of technology could affect workforce in the near future.

2018-01-22 14:51 GMT+8

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised the forecasts for the world economy’s growth in both 2018 and 2019 to 3.9 percent, up by 0.2 percentage points from last October’s forecast. The IMF's World Economic Outlook Update was released on Monday, in the eve of the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

2018-01-22 22:22 GMT+8

Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World is the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and delegates do not have far to look for an example given how politically and socially divided the European Union remains.

2018-01-22 11:45 GMT+8

2018-01-19 17:47 GMT+8

US Senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, announced in a remarkable speech in October last year that he will not seek another term and is retiring. This week he delivered another dynamite speech from the senate floor that pointedly compared President Donald Trump’s “enemy of the American people” assault on the free press to the many atrocious deeds by Joseph Stalin.

2018-01-19 19:18 GMT+8

The World Economic Forum in Davos is to be held from 23rd to 26th of this month. In such a fractured world, can the conference mend fences and solicit consensus? Apparently, people from all over the world are ready to try at the Swiss winter resort. CGTN’s Tian Wei will be there to cover the forum. Before that, she caught up with David Aikman, Chief Representative Officer in China for the World Economic Forum, to offer insights before the meeting starts.

2018-01-18 16:58 GMT+8

The prospect of strong economic growth in 2018 is a golden opportunity for leaders to address signs of severe weakness in societies, economies, international relations and the environment, according to the 2018 Global Risks Report published on Wednesday by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

2018-01-18 08:44 GMT+8