Day 3 at Davos 2017: 5 of the top videos

Technology Eye | Jan. 19, 2017

As the third day of the Annual Meeting wraps up, catch up on some of the top video highlights.

That was the message from Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister in a session on his country’s role in the world.

“Russia has never been interested in discord between European countries. We’re keen on Europe remaining united and strong.”

“What happens in the EU happens on the basis of a treaty that was ratified by all 28 member states,” Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament said in response to critics.

Over half a year after the UK voted to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister addressed leaders to outline her vision for a future outside of the bloc.

Two words: corruption and taxes. As this article on Agenda explains, only 2% of Indians pay income tax.

“Can a country, which is aspiring to grow … and which has a bulk of its population that still needs a lot of entitlements to be provided to them, can we survive if the tax to GDP ratio continues,” asked Indian politician Nirmala Sitharaman.

“Alibaba should focus on happiness and health,” the company’s founder Jack Ma said when announcing a new digital partnership with the International Olympic Committee.

SOURCE: World Economic Forum

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