The Ser Davos of Davao

Aug 27, 2017 - 8:30 AM

More often than not criminals in government eventually find a way to consolidate power in an absolute manner And when they do they become what we call Untouchables

Liam Cunningham talks Melisandre, season 7, and the end of 'Game of Thrones'

Jul 16, 2017 - 9:48 PM

Not only is winter coming the end of the show is coming says Liam who plays Davos Seaworth in Game of Thrones

DAVOS SEAWORTH. Liam Cunningham plays Davos Seaworth in 'Game of Thrones.' Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

The world's cities: vital, but fragile

Jan 20, 2017 - 8:07 PM

The fragility of fast growing cityscapes is testing political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week

THE IVORY COAST. A picture taken on January 18, 2017 shows a street of Yamoussoukro, the Ivory Coast. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Chinese leader meets Davos elite as voters revolt

Jan 14, 2017 - 2:28 PM

Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to attend the forum when he gives a keynote speech on Tuesday January 17

Chinese President Xi Jinping speak to reporters during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 12 November 2014. How Hwee Young/EPA

Governments grapple with globalization backlash

Jan 14, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Globalization has been a boon for many but western elites should have addressed its inequalities much earlier instead of sweeping them under the rug

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 11, 2017

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017. Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm

New industrial revolution to usher in age of Pinoy micro-entrepreneurs

Feb 03, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The biggest economic change in a generation will upend most – if not all – industries and hand power to entrepreneurs who understand its implications says PLDT s Winston Damarillo

Dari Mitra Kukar juara Piala Jenderal Sudirman sampai temuan Polri soal aliran dana untuk aksi teror

Jan 25, 2016 - 8:07 AM

Juga di wRap 25 Januari: Laporan dari WEF 2016 di Davos ratusan mantan anggota Gafatar diungsikan dan foto foto Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach di Bali

Di WEF Davos, Mendag Lembong cerita tentang pedagang sate yang berani

Jan 22, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Menteri Perdagangan Thomas T Lembong menyampaikan paket deregulasi ekonomi dan peluang bisnis

Indonesia Lunch Dialog Forum Ekonomi Dunia (WEF) 2016 di Davos, Swiss yang diikuti oleh Menteri Perdagangan, Thomas Lembong. Foto oleh Made Marthini/Kementerian Perdagangan

Abandon coal, oil or face climate disaster – experts

Jan 21, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Experts at the World Economic Forum in Davos urge mankind to prevent a global catastrophe

WEF 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio kritik perusahaan pembakar hutan Sumatera

Jan 21, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio mengangkat kebakaran hutan dan lahan di Indonesia tahun lalu dalam pidatonya di WEF 2016

WEF 2016. Leonardo DiCaprio dalam forum tahunan World Economic Forum (WEF) 2016. Foto oleh Alanda Kariza

TONTON: World Economic Forum 2016, Davos

Jan 20, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Forum tahun ini akan mengangkat diskusi tentang revolusi industri keempat dan bagaimana proses tersebut memengaruhi berbagai aspek kehidupan masyarakat dunia

Terror threat, slowing growth in focus as Davos gets under way

Jan 20, 2016 - 11:22 AM

UPDATED Terror attacks and economic risks dampen the opening of the annual gathering of the world s rich and powerful

GLOBAL ELITE. People gather for a dinner during the eve of the opening of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, January 19, 2016. Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

World Economic Forum 2016 ajak dunia songsong revolusi industri keempat

Jan 19, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Revolusi industri keempat ditandai dengan pengembangan informasi teknologi demi memudahkan masyarakat beraktivitas

WEF. Suasana lokasi penyelenggaraan pertemuan tahunan World Economic Forum 2016 di Davos, Swiss. Foto oleh: EPA

World at risk: WEF warns vs more chaos, fractured states

Jan 18, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Connections are fracturing at a time when changes in the global economy and climate require common direction says the World Economic Forum

62 richest own as much as world's poorest half – report

Jan 18, 2016 - 9:44 AM

Oxfam: The gap between the richest and the rest has widened dramatically in the past 12 months

A homeless man with a sign asks for money on a street in New York on October 14, 2014. Jewel Samad/AFP

Migration waves, terrorism to dominate Davos get-together

Jan 17, 2016 - 11:17 AM

World Economic Forum: Europe s migrant crisis and devastating terror attacks will combine with the plunging oil price and China s economic slowdown to give the elite of the political and business worlds plenty to talk about

Klaus Schwab, founder and president of the World Economic Forum (WEF), speaks to the media during a press conference in Cologny near Geneva, Switzerland, January 13, 2016. Salvatore di Nolfi/EPA

VLOG: Women of the Future Summit

Oct 28, 2015 - 3:57 PM

The summit is considered the mini Davos for women

Ketika forum Davos (bukan) untuk kita

Jan 30, 2015 - 9:12 AM

Dan ketika pelaku ekonomi besar berpikir mengenai mengurangi kesenjangan ekonomi di Davos sejak bertahun tahun lalu 1 persen orang kaya di dunia total kekayaannya melebihi 99 persen penduduk dunia

PEKERJA ANAK. Pekerja anak di Filipina sedan mengangkut pasir di dearah pinggiran Manila, Filipina. Foto oleh Francis R Malasig/EPA Francis R Malasig/EPA Francis R Malasig/EPA

Internet will 'disappear,' Google boss tells Davos

Jan 23, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Google boss Eric Schmidt: There will be so many sensors so many devices that you won t even sense it it will be all around you

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM. Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive of Vodafone Group, speak during a panel session at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2015. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

IMF's Lagarde defends Europe in heated Davos debate

Jan 22, 2015 - 9:15 PM

There is a general expectation to compare the US economy and the euro area and I don t think that s a reality says IMF chief Christine Lagarde

IN DEFENSE OF EUROPE. Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde speaks during a panel session of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2015. The overarching theme of the Meeting, which takes place from 21 to 24 January, is 'The New Global Context'. Photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA

World Economic Forum: Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

Jan 21, 2015 - 1:51 PM

The World Economic Forum comes as storm clouds gather over the global economy with the International Monetary Fund slashing its world growth forecasts

A worker during the last preparations inside the Congress Center, two days before the opening of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2015. Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Pope Francis on parenting, the world's richest, Pacquiao-Mayweather | The wRap

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Pope Francis says Catholics shouldn’t “breed like rabbits The one percent will control more than half of the world’s wealth in 2016 Pacquiao gives Mayweather a deadline

Goodbye Pope Francis, Davos forum, Thailand's third gender | The wRap

Jan 19, 2015 - 8:05 PM

Pope Francis leaves the Philippines Terrorists and regional conflicts to dominate Davos Thailand may soon recognize the 3rd gender

France attacks, Iraq conflict to dominate Davos meet

Jan 19, 2015 - 3:21 PM

The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week s gathering of the world s political and economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos

A file picture taken on January 25, 2012 shows participants at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting standing under a sign reading 'World Economic Forum' at the Congress Center in Davos. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Richest 1% to own more than everyone else by 2016

Jan 19, 2015 - 2:14 PM

Oxfam: The scale of global inequality is quite simply staggering and despite the issues shooting up the global agenda the gap between the richest and the rest is widening fast

Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

FAST FACTS: The World Economic Forum

May 13, 2014 - 11:47 PM

The Philippines is hosting this year s World Economic Forum on East Asia Here are some facts you need to know about the forum

World leaders sign Zero Hunger Declaration at Davos

Jan 28, 2014 - 1:02 PM

The WFP puts hunger in the spotlight at the World Economic Forum

COMMITMENT TO ACTION. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and over 50 others sign the Zero Hunger Challenge Declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by The WFP

What we learned at (and about) Davos this year

Jan 26, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Davos s gathering of the global business elite can sometimes appear more like a glorified frat party to which a motley collection of roguish uncles has been invited

IN SESSION. A session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 25, 2014. Eric Piermont/AFP

Being young is not a hindrance

Jan 26, 2014 - 11:44 AM

Insights from a Global Shaper going to the World Economic Forum

Does the richness of the few benefit us all?

Jan 25, 2014 - 9:00 AM

27 years since the World Economic Forum was first held the state of the world is far from improved

Colombia urges global approach to legalizing marijuana

Jan 24, 2014 - 9:53 PM

Santos who is set to run for re election this year also said the merits of each drug had to be studied

File photo by EPA/Abir Sultan

Japan PM seeks limelight as global elite gathers in Davos

Jan 22, 2014 - 10:40 AM

The focus of the first full day reflects a more traditional business agenda with participants debating issues including the relationship between Africa s economic and population growth

HELLO, DAVOS. Musicians are silhouetted before the Crystal Award ceremony on the eve of the opening of the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland, 21 January 2014. Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Gulf between rich and poor 'biggest global risk'

Jan 16, 2014 - 9:08 PM

The World Economic Forum issues the gloomy warning in its annual Global Risks survey published before its annual get together of decision makers at the Swiss mountain resort of Davos from January 22 25

File photo by LeAnne Jazul

Iran's Rouhani among some 40 world leaders expected in Davos

Jan 15, 2014 - 11:26 PM

Iran leader Hassan Rouhani is expected to make an appearance at this year s World Economic Forum

DAVOS BOUND. Iran leader Hassan Rouhani is expected to make an appearance at this year's World Economic Forum. AFP Photo

Aquino bound for Myanmar on June 7

Jun 03, 2013 - 8:13 PM

President Benigno Aquino III will travel on Friday June 7 to Myanmar to attend the World Economic Forum on East Asia

MYANMAR BOUND. President Aquino addresses the crowd at the 2013 Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCC) Dividends Day at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang on June 3, days before he is set to travel to Myanmar for the Asian version of the WEF in Davos. Photo from Malacañang bureau

Mothers as micro-entrepreneurs

Mar 12, 2013 - 8:54 AM

They are exceptionally driven individuals who want to give their families all the best that they can give

Roubini: PH, Indonesia better than ‘hyped up’ BRICs

Jan 28, 2013 - 5:02 PM

World renowned economist Nouriel Roubini told Bloomberg in an interview in Davos that the Philippines and Indonesia are doing more in reforming and growing their economies

ROUBINI. Economics and international business professor Nouriel Roubini attends a World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos. File photo by AFP

Bill Gates a warmer person now - Aquino

Jan 27, 2013 - 8:42 PM

The world s second richest man has become a warmer person after focusing on philanthropic work says President Benigno Aquino III

CHANCE MEETING. President Aquino and the world's second richest man, Bill Gates, briefly met and chatted on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima took a picture of the two and posted this on Twitter

Aquino stands by Ochoa in Atimonan killings issue

Jan 27, 2013 - 6:51 PM

President Aquino says criticisms against Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa are not new and that he remains satisfied with the work of his friend

Why winter does not suit Aquino

Jan 27, 2013 - 5:00 PM

The winter bite reminded him of his Boston days during the martial law years

ALL BUNDLED UP. President Benigno Aquino gears up for the freezing winter in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by Malacañang bureau

Aquino to MVP: What am I supposed to do?

Jan 27, 2013 - 11:10 AM

President Benigno Aquino III harked back at businessman Manuel V Pangilinan who has made a comment about the government s move to elevate to an international tribunal a sea dispute and its impact to private business

BALANCING ACT. President Aquino talks to Filipino media in Davos about the South China Sea issues he is faced with. Photo by Malacañang bureau

PH to host 2014 East Asia Summit of WEF

Jan 27, 2013 - 10:39 AM

The Philippines has accepted the offer to host the 2014 East Asia Summit a gathering to discuss and shape the region s future

HOST. President Benigno Aquino III agrees to host the 2014 WEF East Asia Summit. Photo by Malacañang bureau

Calls for Syria action as Arab world on Davos centre stage

Jan 25, 2013 - 9:31 PM

Leaders heard calls for urgent action over Syria s escalating civil war as the Arab world took centre stage at the Davos forum

Aquino: Davos shows PH's new image

Jan 25, 2013 - 6:20 PM

President Aquino concedes reforms need to be institutionalized

Aquino, Lagarde finally meet

Jan 25, 2013 - 1:48 PM

In a 40 minute meeting on January 24 on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual gathering in Davos Switzerland Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde exchanged pleasantries

DAVOS MEETING. Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges pleasantries with International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde during the Meeting at the Alteinstrasse 2A (President’s Chalet) on Thursday (January 24, Swiss time). Photo from Malacañang bureau

PH's anti-corruption efforts 'inspire' Davos audience - Carandang

Jan 25, 2013 - 1:00 PM

The Philippine government s efforts to weed out corruption gets very good reception from global leaders and top corporate executives who attended a side event at the World Economic Forum WEF annual meeting in Davos Switzerland

ANNUAL GATHERING. President Aquino speaks about the Philippines' anti-corruption efforts at a World Economic Forum side event in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by AFP

British voters would choose to quit EU: poll

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:06 AM

It s the first survey since British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to hold a public vote on Britain s troubled EU membership

Aquino to attend Ayala-hosted dinner in Davos

Jan 24, 2013 - 1:46 PM

Among the events President Benigno Aquino III and his entourage will attend during his trip to Davos Switzerland is an invitation only dinner hosted by Filipino businessmen Jaime and Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Aquino to meet with Volkswagen execs in Davos

Jan 23, 2013 - 8:52 PM

Meeting the representatives of the carmaker which has expressed interest in reestablishing operations in the Philippines will be Aquino s first activity when he and his party arrives in the host town of the World Economic Forum