Prof Cheong Koon Hean was invited to the 2021 Joint International AREUEA/AsRES/GCREC Real Estate Conference on 19 July 2021, as a keynote speaker on “#BuildBackBetter : An Urban Perspective” and panelist on the panel discussion “Planning for Resilient and Sustainable Cities after the COVID-19”.
Future Cities Briefing : Singapore – Keynote Interview: The pathway to smart nationhood (Financial Times 07.07.2021)
In the lead up to Dubai World Expo 2021, Financial Times in collaboration with Siemens featured Singapore in its Future Cities segment. Prof Cheong Koon Hean was invited as the keynote interviewee to give her insights on “Singapore, Spearheading Smart City Innovation and Finance”.
Prof Cheong Koon Hean was invited to be a Keynote Speaker to share on "How Cities Transform Successfully" at the Moscow Urban Forum organised by the City of Moscow. The segment starts from 27:41 min-mark.
Affordable Housing – Lessons From Singapore and Los Angeles”, Asia Society Southern California (ASSC) and the US-Asia Real Estate Initiative (USAREI) 29.06.2021
In the light of the pressing need globally for affordable housing, Asia Society Southern California (ASSC) and the US-Asia real Estate Initiative (USAREI) in collaboration with the USC Lusk Centre of Real Estate, invited Prof Cheong Koon Hean to share Singapore’s experience in developing affordable public housing. This was compared with the approach taken by the City of Los Angeles to ameliorate housing insecurity.
Prof Cheong Koon Hean shared insights with CNBC on Singapore’s Smart City Innovations as one of the panelists at the Nanjing Tech Week.
LKYCIC NEWS ARTICLES | OP-EDS
To curb xenophobia, foster dialogue between students of govt and international schools (Today, 10.11.2020)
TODAY published an article on curbing xenophobia that was co-authored by LKYCIC research fellow Dr Špela Močnik.
BBC did a survey with dozens of global thought leaders on how their day-to-day lives would be different in the wake of the pandemic. LKYCIC chair Prof Chan Heng Chee shared her views on what city centres will look like post-pandemic.
Channel NewsAsia published a commentary on what it would take to make Singapore truly car-lite. The article was written by LKYCIC research fellow Dr Samuel Chng.
Lianhe Zaobao published an opinion piece by LKYCIC Chair Prof Chan Heng Chee about the US-China rivalry. This article was based on a lecture she delivered at the 7th IPS-Nathan Lecture Series titled The US-China Rivalry: Inevitable War or Avoidable War.
US-China rivalry: it’s not a Cold War, but is conflict inevitable or avoidable? (South China Morning Post, 02.07.2020)
South China Morning Post published an opinion piece by LKYCIC Chair Prof Chan Heng Chee about the US-China rivalry. This article was based on a lecture she delivered at the 7th IPS-Nathan Lecture Series titled The US-China Rivalry: Inevitable War or Avoidable War.
LKYCIC IN THE NEWS
Heart of the Matter: E-scooters – what’s happened with rules, riders and pedestrians and what comes next (CNA, 22.07.2021)
Channel NewsAsia podcast programme ‘Heart of the Matter’ did a feature on the new rules for e-scooters rolled out by the government and interviewed three experts for their views. One of the interviewees was LKYCIC research fellow, Dr Samuel Chng. Click on the link to hear the podcast.
New website set up to help victims amid 36% increase in sexual abuse involving tech: Aware (Straits Times, 14.07.2021)
Straits Times wrote about a new website that was launched this month to provide information and guidance for victims of sexual abuse involving the use of digital technology. The website is the brainchild of LKYCIC