Straits Times published an article on Singapore and the science of cities, adapted from remarks by chairman of URA, Peter Ho, at the World Cities Summit. The article mentioned LKYCIC as one of the centres in Singapore already doing research into urban matters.
In China, the State is Regulating Children’s Work and Play – To What End? (AsiaGlobal Online, 23.09.2021)
AsiaGlobal Online published a commentary by HASS head Prof Lim Sun Sun and LKYCIC postdoctoral research fellow Wang Yang on China regulating gaming companies and the country's online education sector. The article discussed holistic solutions the state can use to manage the social impact of ubiquitous technological innovation.
Business Times published an article about the smart city of the future which included expert quotes from LKYCIC research fellow Dr Samuel Chng.
Prof Cheong Koon Hean was interview on Money Mind on Smart Cities, on 18 Sept 2021 by CNA.
Prof Cheong Koon Hean was interviewed on 2045 – Memories of the Future on 2 Sept 2021 on BBC.
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.