Jan 26, 2014

Tokyo, Washington agree to stay course on sealing TPP

Japan and the United States have agreed to continue to work closely on speedily concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks, trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi said after meeting Saturday with the U.S. trade chief on the fringes of the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...

'Re-shoring' key to West's economic recovery: Cameron

Jan 24, 2014

"Re-shoring" key to West's economic recovery: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron was on Friday to insist that the “re-shoring” of jobs from countries such as India and China could be a key factor in spurring European economic growth. Cameron was to tell the World Economic Forum being held in the ...

On charm offensive at Davos, Iranian leader sets lofty goals

Jan 24, 2014

On charm offensive at Davos, Iranian leader sets lofty goals

In a charm offensive to the global political and business elite Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set lofty ambitions for his country, including becoming one of the world’s top 10 economies. The first Iranian leader in a decade to visit the World Economic Forum, ...

Clean energy urged to restrict warming

Jan 23, 2014

Clean energy urged to restrict warming

Leaders gathered in the Swiss ski resort of Davos are pushing for nations to shift to cleaner energy sources as the best way to contain global warming and re-energize the global economy. U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres, reflecting the top billing that climate change ...

Abe uses Davos forum to warn of China militancy

Jan 23, 2014

Abe uses Davos forum to warn of China militancy

Japan on Wednesday told the world it must stand up to an increasingly assertive China or risk a regional conflict with catastrophic economic consequences. In his speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued what amounted to an ...

Jan 10, 2014

Abe to deliver keynote speech at Davos forum

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Switzerland from Jan. 21 to 23 to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he will speak about Japan’s economic and foreign policies, a senior official said Friday. Abe will make a keynote speech at the opening ...