Davos is in lockdown, complete with its crystal ball

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2021


This is the week the World Economic Forum (WEF), normally held in the Alpine surrounds …

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Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2020


  My recent Swissair flight to Jerusalem served three kinds of meals: vegetarian, kosher and …

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The Davos pecking order – is brutal, effective, and cynical

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2020


Shock, horror, Davos has a pecking order. The Alpine hothouse that hosts the global elite …

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US no-shows mean advantage China at this year’s Davos?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2019


The elite descend on Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, and it may well …

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Davos and the Arab project

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


The talkathon-cum-thinkfest that blazed to an end on January 26 at Davos had more leaders …

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Could bamboo literally be the green replacement for plastics?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 24, 2018


  The search for eminently biodegradeable products and materials to serve food, provide packaging and …

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From #Davos, the Magic Mountain, no wizard offers of socialised power sharing

by Rashmee

Posted on January 24, 2017


Davos, the annual gathering of globally minded technocratic successful people, has ended and …everything is …

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Why Tim Berners-Lee’s call for a Magna Carta for the internet may not work

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2016


Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the man who created the world’s first web page more than 25 …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK