Europe lambasted for failing to deter Putin’s war

DAVOS, Switzerland – The European Union failed to counter Russian President Vladimir Putin and needs to now strike flexible alliances across the world and search for new friends, current and former leaders told CNBC on a panel at the World Economic Forum. “We are too Euro-centric on this crisis, in the sense we think this … Read more

Great Resignation to continue, one in five likely to switch jobs: PwC

The Great Resignation is set to continue, according to a new global survey by PwC, with one in five saying they are likely to switch jobs in the next 12 months. PwC launched its “Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey 2022” at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, which surveyed more than 52,000 … Read more

What happens when people use TikTok and Instagram to make travel plans

Nearly one in three travelers turn to social media for holiday inspiration, according to a new study. The figures are even higher for younger travelers. Some 60% of Gen Zs and 40% of millennials use social media for travel purposes, according to an April 2022 report by the travel company Arrivia. On TikTok alone, the … Read more

Ukraine crisis: Zelenskyy urges Switzerland to crack down on Russian oligarchs

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged Switzerland on Saturday to crack down on Russian oligarchs who he said were helping to wage war on his country from the safety of “beautiful Swiss towns”. In an audiolink address to thousands attending an anti-war protest in Bern, Zelenskyy thanked Switzerland for its support since Russia launched its invasion … Read more