Article - Richard Leete
A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this digital edition of ETHOS, we continue to explore issues related to sustainable urban development. How might our communities continue to be thriving places in which we live, work and play, in the face of looming climate challenges and resource constraints? Featuring: Livia Tan, Wong Mun Summ, Anupam Yog, and Peter Hawkins.
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 - Khuong Minh Vu and Kris Hartley
A new model for development—based on synergy, vigour, and sustainability—may be key to addressing changing needs in an age of globalisation and digital revolution.
ETHOS is a publication of the Civil Service College, Singapore. It aims to provide thought leadership, insight and context on a wide range of public policy issues of interest to Singapore.
Conversation - Anupam Yog
In conversation with ETHOS, Anupam Yog argues for a reframing of how we define, measure and pursue the way we build our cities to ensure the long term, whole-of-life wellbeing of our people.
Article - Wee Shu Lin, Lee Chor Pharn, Adeline Aw
“…After this crisis, the world is not going to be the same again. This is not just another cyclical downturn and recovery. The world’s economy is undergoing a structural shift.” — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament, 27 May 2009
Article - Kenneth Er
The greening of Singapore is the outcome of decades of commitment, sound planning, and strong community partnerships.
Interview - Yang Jin Lin
A Chinese media veteran shares his candid perspective on emerging sociopolitical trends in China.