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50 years in, Davos meets at troubled tipping point

Jan 16, 2020 - The Business Times Singapore
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THE World Economic Forum (WEF) is making final preparations for its landmark 50th anniversary summit at Davos, Switzerland next week. Yet, while the session is a landmark for international cooperation after a half century of such sessions, storm clouds are on the horizon as reflected in this year's theme of "stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world".

The fact that US President Donald Trump is perhaps the most high-profile guest in the Swiss ski resort personifies these tensions. I...