Ansuya Harjani joined CNBC's web and digital team in 2010, where she writes investment and feature articles with a focus on Asian economies. Prior to joining CNBC, she was a producer for the BBC's "Asia Business Report." Harjani holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Virginia.
Hong Kong tumbled down a ranking of the world's most livability cities, widening the gap with regional rival Singapore, which claimed the top spot.
In a rarity for Chinese leaders, Premier Li Keqiang will attend the WEF's annual meeting in Davos, joining 40 other heads of state and government.
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