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18 must-read stories for the weekend

Why the World Economic Forum has switched handles on Twitter, Nigeria's women in tech and 16 other stories for the weekend, picked by Adrian Monck. 

How technology is beating corruption

Many countries that once withheld information are opening their data and budgets to public scrutiny with the help of technology, says Jim Yong Kim.

America's neglected infrastructure

An estimated one out of every nine US bridges is structurally faulty, and 42% of urban roads are congested. America is neglecting its infrastructure at its peril, says Laura Tyson. 


The future of cities

What makes a city a global success? Watch our video on the competitiveness of cities and find out about the future of urbanization. 

Highlights from East Asia 2014

On the occasion of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Philippines, other dignitaries and members from the business sector and academia share their views on growth.

Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

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10 - 12 Sep 14
Tianjin, People's Republic of China