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
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.
Foreign Policy asked 11 leading thinkers to weigh in on their predictions as to how life in cities will look after the Covid-19 pandemic. LKYCIC Chair, Prof Chan Heng Chee was one of the 11 to share her views.
Australian news site Croakey published an article about how Australia can learn from Singapore in their response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The article featured a write-up by LKYCIC research fellow Dr Brigid Trenerry, senior research assistant Ms Jocelin Lam and research fellow Dr Samuel Chng.
Chan Heng Chee, ''Urgent need for multilateral action and global leadership", The Straits Times 14 April 2020, in the ST op-ed series titled "Coronavirus: The Great Disruption".
LKYCIC IN THE NEWS
Ahead of National Day on the 9th of August, we ask – why is it important to celebrate – or at least commemorate – the occasion? (CNA 938, 16.08.2021)
Radio station CNA938 Q&A programme interviewed LKYCIC research fellow, Dr Samuel Chng, for his views on why it is important to celebrate or commemorate National Day.
Experts call for increasing rural area digital connectivity to alleviate poverty (AsiaOne, 28.07.2021)
AsiaOne wrote about a webinar organised by Financial Times and Huawei titled "Strategies for Addressing the Asia-Pacific Digital Divide - Increasing Connectivity to Drive Economic Recovery", which included LKYCIC director, Mr Poon King Wang as