Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP
Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP
Singapore

World Economic Forum: a calculated risk for Covid-safe Singapore

  • The forum’s switch from Davos, Switzerland, to the Southeast Asian country is a PR coup and promises a boon for the troubled business tourism sector
  • But as the shelved Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble shows, Covid-19 fortunes are fickle and an international conference is a ‘high stakes event’

Topic |   Singapore
Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP
Singapore’s Merlion statue and financial district. Photo: AP
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