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WGS 2019: World Government Summit in Dubai Ushers in New Era

February 10, 2019/Aetoswire Tony Robbins announces humanitarian project with UAE government to feed 1 billion people Christine Lagarde says women more at risk than men from adverse impact of AI on jobs Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan calls for meritocracy on global scale Pope Francis addresses summit, His Highness Sheikh […]

China’s Digital Dividend

February 6, 2019/IMFBlog By Longmei Zhang and Sally Chen Digitalization has created millions of new jobs in China, accounting for between one-third and one-half of employment growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Our Chart of the Week shows employment in two sectors: information and communications technology (ICT) and retailing. ICT […]

Major Bridge Linking Gambia to Senegal Ushers in New Era of Connectivity

January 26, 2019/AfDB Cars, trucks and pedestrians plied the new bridge linking the Gambia and Senegal Thursday, ushering in a new era of connectivity and integration for the two West African nations. The bridge is a safer, quicker, and alternative route to the risky ferry crossing or the long detour […]