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World Economic Forum moves to Asia

Event will take place in May, in Singapore; organizers say they will return to Davos in 2022. In a blow to the credibility of European governments, the World Economic Forum moves its 2021 annual meeting to Asia. In place of the Davos ski resort in Switzerland, the event…
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US cuts exchange programs with China as "propaganda tools"

The US State Department announced on Friday that it had cut five China-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them “propaganda tools.” The five programs, conducted under a US law called MECEA, which allows US government officials to travel…
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EU chief urges members to stay united in Brexit talks

EU chief Charles Michel urged members to remain united behind Brussels’ negotiators in post-Brexit trade talks Friday, after France threatened to veto any deal that gives ground to London. Michel congratulated EU negotiator Michel Barnier on keeping member states…
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Manny Pacquiao points to the Philippine presidency in 2022

Boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao was elected president of the PDP-Lanban, which is the political party of the Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte, and winner of the 2019 legislative and municipal elections. “Fair but firm, this is the kind of leadership that can be…