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World Economic Forum 2009 - Jordan

Queen Rania uses Twitter to tweet on WEF

Technology
Queen of Jordan set up her Twitter profile two weeks ago and has 50,000 followers.

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Israel to move forward with two-state solution
Politics & Economics
President Peres tells World Economic Forum Netanyahu will adopt Roadmap for Palestine.

Dubai gov't denies living in 'state of denial' - official
Politics & Economics
Dubai finance boss says monetary support will continue for gov't related entities.    

Gov't approval for Tamweel, Amlak merger due in weeks
Banking & Finance
Tamweel chairman says merged firm may look to markets for extra funding later in year.


TALKING WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2009

Hedge fund bubble bursts in time for swine flu
Will Asian markets be in for an even rougher 2009 than seemed possible some time ago? William Pesek answers.

William Pesek  

Crisis control
Auguste Kouame, lead economist for the MENA at the World Bank discusses the effects of the economic crisis on the region.

Claire Ferris-Lay

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Do you think the global crisis will result in an end to the economic liberalisation the region has adopted in the past 20 years?   

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SPOT POLL

How do you think the world will remember the global economic crisis?

World leaders responded in a well thought out and timely way to prevent a full-on global depression.
World leaders have failed to make the banks take enough responsibility for the crisis.
Western leaders were too protectionist in their response, worsening the crisis in poorer parts of the world.
World leaders failed to respond effectively and the world is still suffering as a result.
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