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WEF in Vietnam: The tiger leaps

The World Economic Forum on ASEAN countries has begun in Vietnam — a fitting host given its status as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Hanoi.The bridge across the Bach Dang is brand new. Twenty-five meters (82 feet) wide and 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) long, it spans majestically across the large …

Deutsche Welle

Egypt ranks 70th among emerging markets: WEF report

Egypt ranked 70th among the emerging markets list that includes 77 emerging economies, according to the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. The index said that Egypt’s score in overall Inclusive Development Index (IDI) registered 2.84, while it is expected to decrease by 6.52% in the five-year IDI trend, followed by Zimbabwe ranked in …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

WEF discusses gender equality

Female leaders steer big corporations and major economies. But at the World Economic Forum they are still grossly underrepresented, with only 20 percent of participants being women, reports Manuela Kasper-Claridge.The room is small; it won’t hold more than 100 chairs. Two cameras are set up, there is a small coffee bar in one of the …

Deutsche Welle

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