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Amid tensions with Japan, South Korea to boost world awareness on wartime sex abuses

25 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland/SEOUL South Korea is committed to advancing relations with Japan but will step up efforts to share with the world its experience of Japanese wartime atrocities, including sexual violence against its women, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told Reuters.

VW says trade war big concern, in talks to avoid U.S. import tariffs

24 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland Volkswagen Group has a "big concern" over slowing consumer demand in China resulting from the Sino-U.S. trade war, but believes it can still grow slightly and there will be a deal between the two countries, its chief executive said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-DAVOS-VW says trade war big concern, in talks to avoid U.S. import tariffs

24 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 Volkswagen Group has a "big concern" over slowing consumer demand in China resulting from the Sino-U.S. trade war, but believes it can still grow slightly and there will be a deal between the two countries, its chief executive said on Thursday.

South Korea looks for Kim nuclear dismantling pledge at next Trump summit

24 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland North Korea must make concrete pledges toward curbing its nuclear weapons program, such as dismantling its main nuclear complex and allowing international inspections to confirm the process, when leader Kim Jong Un meets U.S. President Donald Trump as soon as next month, South Korea's foreign minister said.

Next U.S.-North Korea summit must give concrete results - Seoul

24 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland A planned second summit next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must "deliver concrete results on denuclearisation", South Korea's top diplomat said on Wednesday. | Video

CEOs sour on Trump policies, warn they hurt business, investment

24 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland From centre-stage in Davos last year, President Donald Trump told the world's corporate bosses that America is a great place to invest. It hasn't quite turned out that way.

DAVOS-UPDATE 1-Next U.S.-N.Korea summit must give concrete results - Seoul

23 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 A planned second summit next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must "deliver concrete results on denuclearisation", South Korea's top diplomat said on Wednesday.

Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada

22 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland China's Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday.

Eve-of-Davos survey shows people place trust in companies over governments

21 Jan 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland People around the world place much more trust in their companies than their political leaders, according to a major survey that suggests a mood of uncertainty and pessimism on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. | Video

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