Representative Image BEIJING: Riding on the new Belt and Road Sustainable Cities Alliance announced by President of China Xi Jinping, the National Development and Reform Commission of China (China Center for Urban Development)...
Urbanists, technology experts and representatives of governments from over 60 countries around the world met in London to discuss the smart cities of today and the future cities of tomorrow. Gemma Ginty, Urban...
Representative Image Saint Petersburg:  A two-day international conference recently held in Saint Petersburg, Russia and highlighted the importance of public space for wellbeing in cities.  “Public space as a place for dialogue: promoting the implementation of...
Representative Image Beijing: China’s capital to invest 10 billion yuan (about US$1.45 billion) this year to improve the urban environment of the capital, said the municipal finance authority. Up to 80 percent...
Caption Yumiko Noda served as the deputy mayor of Yokohama city between 2007 and 2009. She has been a senior fellow at Japan Research Centre in Tsinghua University, Beijing, as well as a project finance banker...
Touted to rival New York’s hugely popular High Line Park, ‘Seoullo 7017’ Park is a testimony to the fact that South Korea believes in reducing its carbon footprint. 7017 number comes from two distinct years- 1970 and 2017. The former...
As the number of city dwellers spiral, the eternal struggle to balance growth and quality of life is becoming bigger by the day. The basic problems, barring specific geographical and political conditions of individual cities, are almost...
Winners of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation pose for a group photo at the award ceremony. The winning cities were Songpa-gu (South Korea), Qalyubeya (Egypt), Copenhagen (Denmark), La Paz (Bolivia) and Boston (US)
The Global Economic Outlook: Overview WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM DAVOS: The annual gathering of world leaders during the World Economic Forum in Davos-klosters, Switzerland from January 17th to 20th this year highlighted...
Guangzhou in Guangdong province is China’s third largest city after Beijing and Shanghai. Located on the Pearl River, the City served as a major terminus of the Maritime Silk Route and has emerged as a crucial transportation hub in...