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UN chief warns ‘we are losing the race’ on climate change

Antonio Guterres called upon the nations' governments to make climate change a priority.

Asia stocks flavour of the day: Davos with hint of growth...

The World Economic Forum brought various concerns on the global economy.

Oxfam: World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity

The charity body says billionaires around the world saw their combined fortunes grow by US$2.5 billion each day in 2018.

Vietnam jails activist after rights groups barred from WEF

At least 97 activists are behind bars in Vietnam as of April this year, with some 40 convicted this year on various anti-state charges.

WEF: Tech to cost Southeast Asia millions of jobs, doom ‘factory...

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the forum technology could spell doom for the Asian factory model of growth that has driven his country in recent years.

Vietnam bars second rights campaigner from World Economic Forum

Despite sweeping economic reform and increasing openness to social change, Vietnam's ruling Communist Party retains tight media censorship and does not tolerate criticism.

Malaysian rights activist stopped at Hanoi airport

Debbie Stothard was refused entry to Vietnam to attend the WEF-Asean summit.

Competitiveness decline, a warning we should heed

Government should introduce a Report Card on Competitiveness, to keep track of our efforts to make improvements, in comparison to other countries.