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.
Article - Tan Yong Soon
Singapore should continue to invest in sustainable development to ensure dynamic growth and a liveable environment for the future, argues the Permanent Secretary for the Environment and Water Resources.
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.
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.
Article - Laura Lim, Eng Soon Khai, Heidi Chan
Singapore’s pragmatic approach to social security has led to the development of a unique system that does not readily adhere to international benchmarks.
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.
Article - Paul Barter
In order for public transport in Singapore to compete with the lure of private cars, a radical overhaul in regulation and organisation may be necessary.
Article - Koh Tsin Yen
The Nordic states appear to have achieved an enviable balance between strong economic growth and generous welfare provisions, but they too face new pressures from globalisation.
Article - Richard Leete
A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.
Article - Soh Tze Min
Singapore’s tripartite model of labour relations has underpinned three decades of success, but it must now contend with destabilising forces in the modern globalised economy.