Stage set for another powwow in Davos

A visitor snapping a photo of the Davos Congress Centre ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting, on Jan 20, 2019.
A visitor snapping a photo of the Davos Congress Centre ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting, on Jan 20, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

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DAVOS - American President Donald Trump will not be there and neither will Chinese leader Xi Jinping, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron.

But there will be other world leaders trekking up the Swiss mountains to the town of Davos for this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), which starts tomorrow and runs till Friday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 21, 2019, with the headline 'Stage set for another powwow in Davos'. Print Edition | Subscribe