5 Ways to Make Asian Cities More Inclusive
To go beyond infrastructure, we must empower people.
A Novel Approach to Tracking COVID-19
Testing sewage for the coronavirus could provide vital clues to its spread in areas where mass testing is difficult.
Asia’s Cities Growing Faster Than We are Improving Livability
Relative improvements on basic indicators of decent urban living conditions have been eaten up by the absolute population growth in Asian cities.
Asia’s Growth Engines Need a Tune Up
Asian cities act as engines of economic growth, providing jobs, expertise, and the sharing of resources. But in some cases, these powerful engines are sputtering due to insufficient infrastructure, inadequate planning, and poor governance.
Blog Poll: Invest in Infrastructure to Make Asia’s Secondary Cities ‘Smart’
More than half of ADB blog readers think infrastructure is the key to making our secondary cities not just smart, but also more livable.
Can Asian Cities Lead the Way to a More Sustainable Future?
Cities have a huge responsibility in promoting the SDG objectives of better balance and integration among economic, social, and environmental goals in Asia and the Pacific.
Can Coordinated City Clusters Take Off in the PRC?
The PRC can learn from international examples of metropolitan governance, adapting them to its own urban development requirements.
Copenhagen – A Pioneer in Sustainable Urban Development
Asian cities have much to learn from the Danish capital on sustainable urban living.
Creating Livable Cities
Transforming Asia's urban spaces into livable cities is a long-term commitment jointly embarked on by all stakeholders, one step at a time.
Creating Viable Public Spaces Beyond Aesthetics in Asian Cities
Public spaces, this year’s theme for World Habitat Day, are increasingly coming under threat by rapid urbanization in Asia, where cities desperately need to maintain and expand public spaces to enhance mobility, counter the effects of climate change, and create income opportunities.