The top stories of the week.

Freedom or Death? LGBTI+ rights worldwide.

Image: Pew Research

$466 billion and rising. The developmental power of sending money home.

Migration maps. Where refugees come from and where they’re headed.

AI & the reallocation of power. The two uncertainties shaping our future.

An Alzheimer’s village. A new way to face a growing health crisis.

The most competitive in the world. Why China’s cities are succeeding.

Data bureaucracy and adversarial attacks. An AI reality check.

Corruption: more common or just harder to hide? Thanks to globalization, both.

Still coming despite the risks. Undocumented domestic workers in China.

Stay in the office. Travelling for work is depressing.

Less than it seems. How social media overstates science & health research.

Restaurants are ditching plastic. Cites Forum report The New Plastics Economy. (Guardian)

Is China blockchain’s sleeping giant? References Forum whitepaper and Annual Meeting of the New Champions. (coinjournal)

Forum announces Technology Pioneers. Three African startups make the list. (CNBC Africa)

How to help children avoid cyber risks. Describes Forum work with the DQ Institute. (South China Morning Post)

Rwanda seeking more ICT investment. Cites Forum Global Information Technology Report. (Xinhua)