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Agence France-Presse . Davos

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    Saving the planet to saving face: 5 highlights from Davos 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 11:47pm on January 25, 2020

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, the world’s political and business elites heard dire predictions over the perils of global warming while fretting how...

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    In Davos, Hong Kong battles to regain lost investor glitter

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    Bruised by months of street protests and calls to resign, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam came to Davos with a tricky pitch to sell...

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    Companies look into possible vaccines for China virus

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    Clinical trials for a vaccine against the new virus sweeping China could be carried out in the summer, the head of an anti-epidemic coalition said...

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    In Davos, the spectre of a tech cold war seen

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    China and the United States may have laid down their arms for now in a trade truce, but their technological rivalry is still raging, raising...

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    EU, China, others agree on temporary trade dispute appeal system

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    The European Union, China and 15 other countries agreed on Friday to develop a temporary system for appealing trade dispute rulings after the recent US-provoked...

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    Climate demands ignored at Davos: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 10:23pm on January 24, 2020

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored....

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    US treasury secy advises Greta to go study

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 10:21pm on January 23, 2020

    US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday advised climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has been bitterly critical of US policy at the World Economic Forum,...

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    Trump to add a ‘couple of countries’ to US travel ban

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 01:27am on January 23, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said his administration was preparing to add a ‘couple of countries’ to the controversial list of states whose citizens are subject...

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    Trump relaunches trade battle with Europe

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    US president Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed...

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    Trump threatens 25pc auto tariff if no EU trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Davos, Switzerland | Updated at 05:19pm on January 22, 2020

    US president Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed...

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