Forum in the News - June 15

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15 Jun 2018
2018
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Indonesia sneaks up on Singapore with flurry of port projects - Nikkei Asian Review

President Widodo envisions a new global shipping hub on China's Belt and Road. Indonesia's port quality ranks below neighbors Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, acording to the Forum's Global Competitiveness Report.

A drive to clean air - The Indian Express

Electric vehicles can reduce urban pollution significantly but India will need to offer incentives and other subsidies to manufacturers to make real progress.

Youngest Female World Leader Blazes Trail for Working Moms - Bloomberg

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to her first child in coming days, she’ll be showing the world that women don’t need to sacrifice their careers to become mothers. The country ranked ninth out of 144 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report.

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