UAE, WEF sign agreement to develop, support skills for a billion people globally DAVOS. KAZINFORM - The Government of the UAE has announced support for the plan and programme launched by the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos to develop better skills, jobs, and education for a billion people by 2030 to qualify them for the labour market, WAM reports.
Economies performing openness tend to perform well: WEF report GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Economic Forum (WEF) said in its Global Competitiveness Report published on Wednesday that economies performing in indicators that denote openness tend to perform well in terms of innovation and market efficiency, Xinhua reports.
AIFC, Thomson Reuters co-host panel discussion in Davos DAVOS. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Astana International Financial Center sponsored the event hosted by Thomson Reuters' Patrick Fok themed Those Who Dare Win: Exploring New Frontiers, the AIFC press service reports.
Death toll from California mudslides climbs to at least 17 ASTANA. KAZINFORM The number of confirmed deaths from flooding and mudslides in Montecito, north west of Los Angeles, is currently standing at 17, as Californian authorities are stepping up their search for at least 20 missing persons, EFE reports.
World Economic Forum opens in Davos ASTANA. KAZINFORM The 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will be held from 17 to 20 January in Davos, Switzerland. Organizers expect its theme ‘Responsive and Responsible Leadership' to bring together a record number of participants - about three thousand government, business, international organizations and civil society representatives, RIA Novosti reports.
Initiatives of Kazakhstan on improvement of investment climate highly praised by foreign companies in Davos ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A meeting of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov with president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti and heads of international companies took place on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The information about the success of Kazakhstan in the sphere of improvement of investment attractiveness of the country was presented and discussed there.
K. Massimov held meeting with Founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates D. Yergin ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov held a meeting with Founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates Daniel Yergin on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, Primeminister.kz informs.
K. Massimov had meeting with Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu in Davos ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov had a meeting with Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan informs.
Football transfer rumours: Liverpool to sell Raheem Sterling for £50m? ASTANA. KAZINFORM - STERLING GOING NOWHERE, screams the Times. HANDS OFF, yells the Mirror. YOU WON'T KOP A MOVE, shouts the Star, as half of the nation's newspapers dedicate their back page to insisting that Raheem Sterling is absolutely, definitely staying at Liverpool for a very long time indeed. And then comes the likes of the Mail - CHELSEA IN RACE FOR STERLING - and the Sun - CHELSEA JOIN £50M STER WARS, RACE IS ON WITH CITY AND ARSENAL - who think he might be on his bike come the summer, Kazinform refers to the Guardian.com.