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Asia to dominate Davos virtual forum as virus-hit West struggles

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By Eve SZEFTEL

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Yeah, we have zero idea of how China's doing with the pandemic, so the first paragraph if extremely inaccurate.

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Now it is certain that only stupid people would say that Japan is a west nation.

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Trump, the America First "isolationist", went to Davos, but Biden can't appear virtually?

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akie:

Now it is certain that only stupid people would say that Japan is a west nation.

The word 'honourable' is missing, I believe.

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Or rather, 'honorary'.

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Yeah, we have zero idea of how China's doing with the pandemic, so the first paragraph if extremely inaccurate.

absolutely!

Now it is certain that only stupid people would say that Japan is a west nation.

agree

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"A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust."

The spotlight will be on Chinese President Xi Jinping, 

What sane country would trust the Dictator-for-life on anything?

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From 5 years ago, Asia is already leading.

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And surely it is questionable why all these elites are gathering in a time of crisis?

Suga will take two jet planes to Davos as well as a hundred civil servants.

Climate crisis?

Not for them.

Social distancing and dining and talking without masks will be the rule not the exception.

I have been corona free for a almost a year but world leaders and the elites don’t give a fig if they test positive.

Trump was up and about in a couple of days!

Compare that to my friend who is in his 2LDK for 2 weeks and cannot go out- there aren’t any drugs being used to suppress the virus, even though they were widely touted several months ago like Avigan which is effective against Corona viruses.

There is one rule for the 99% and another for the 1%...

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Davos the oligarch Lollapalooza or Coachella.

First up in the lineup: How to manage the rush toward a neo-feudal social order accelerated by COVID-19, climate change and increasing automation.

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