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The Growth of Asian Cities

Article  -  Bindu N. Lohani

As the main economic engines of growth, Asian cities are increasingly challenged to ensure sustainability while reaping the benefits of urbanisation.

Planning and Innovation for City Success

Interview  -  Alan Altshuler

In this interview, Professor Alan Altshuler of Harvard University discusses the attributes of a successful city and compares the city success of Singapore with US cities.

Waste Management and Economic Growth

Article  -  Lee Yuen Hee

Cities as the engines of economic growth are also the highest producers of waste and pollution. Find out how economic development does not have to mean more waste generated.

A City in a Garden

Article  -  Ng Lang

Singapore’s greenery plan has entered a new phase of development where conserving biodiversity and involving the community will further transform the island.

Opinion: The Environment as Capital

Opinion  -  Dodo J. Thampapillai

Following the 2006 Stern report, global warming, climate change and the scarcity of basic resources have become dominant themes in policy forums concerning sustainable development.

Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

Article  -  Cheong Koon Hean

Singapore's urban future hinges on making tough choices that seek to balance economic growth with societal well-being and environmental quality.

The Twin Pillars of Estate Rejuvenation

Article  -  Tay Kim Poh

To renew public housing estates in Singapore, upgrading and redevelopment are key strategies in revitalising and remaking the older estates.

Creating and Measuring Public Service Value

Article

How can we measure the public sector’s bottomline? Accenture’s Ng Wee Wei advocates an outcome-oriented approach based on the concept of public value.

Reinventing Singapore's Electronic Public Services

Article  -  Karen Wong

Building on its acclaimed online public services, Singapore is developing the next generation of truly interactive government technologies.