Blog posts tagged to "Singapore"

  • Specialized learning platforms provide learning opportunities for high-tech jobs.

    3 ways Asia can inspire learning through skills, tech

    Published on Tuesday, 22 January 2019

    Countries in the region can benefit tremendously from leveraging technology to inform education and job training.

  • Thomas Reindl, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SERIS and Principal Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore (front), giving me and my ADB colleagues a tour of the 1-hectare facility at the Tengeh Reservoir in Tuas, Singapore, in late October.

    Singapore providing test-bed for effectiveness of floating solar

    Published on Friday, 23 November 2018

    Singapore is home to the world’s largest test-bed for a floating solar photo voltaic power generation system, the results of which will be watched keenly by ADB and many others.

  • Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market is still at a nascent stage.

    How Southeast Asia can maximize e-commerce opportunities

    Published on Friday, 01 September 2017

    Social media is a potential game-changer for online sales in Southeast Asia’s nascent e-commerce market.

  • Sewage treatment plant in Rajasthan, India.

    How to avert an urban drought in Asia

    Published on Friday, 13 January 2017

    If we don’t act soon, Asia’s cities and huge urban populations will be starved of water in just a few years.

  • Central business district in Makati, Philippines.

    What drives Asian bond yields? Inflation, both CPI and PPI

    Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016

    Our empirical evidence for 9 Asian economies indicates that both CPI and PPI inflation have a direct effect on bond yields, although each matter differently depending on the country.

  • In Rotterdam, green public spaces are integrated in the transport network along with roads, tram lines, bicycle lanes, and pedestrian sidewalks. Photo by author.

    Creating viable public spaces beyond aesthetics in Asian cities

    Published on Monday, 05 October 2015

    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. 

  • The seminar was moderated by ADB Vice President Bindu Lohani.

    How to make Asia’s cities ‘livable’

    Published on Sunday, 03 May 2015

    By 2050, up to 65% of Asia’s population is expected to live in cities. With urbanization growing at such at a breakneck speed, many believe that how cities cope with it may well determine the region’s long-term productivity and overall stability.