World Economic Forum cancels Singapore meeting

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The World Economic Forum said Monday that it has decided to cancel a special annual meeting that it was planning to hold in Singapore on Aug. 17-20. "Regretfully, the tragic circumstances unfolding across geographies, an uncertain travel outlook, differing speeds of vaccination rollout and the uncertainty around new variants combine to make it impossible to realize a global meeting with business, government and civil society leaders from all over the world at the scale which was planned," it said in a statement. It said it will hold the next annual meeting in the first half of next year, with ...

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