Channel NewsAsia's news programme Singapore Tonight interviewed LKYCIC senior fellow Dr Harvey Neo on his views as to why the Downtown Core may no longer be the top workplace destination in Singapore, following the Census 2020 report. His segment starts from the 22.35 min mark.
(Oral evidence session): “Supporting our high streets after COVID-19” ( UK House of Commons Select Committee on Housing, Communities and Local Government ,10.06.2021)
Join Professor Chan Heng Chee, Chair of Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities online this evening as she provides expert testimony on ‘Supporting our High Streets Post Covid’ before the UK House of Commons Select Committee on Housing, Communities and Local Government. The inquiry will examine the long-term consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak on the future of the high street. It is interested in how government, at all levels, can mitigate the economic and social impact and develop policies to ensure high streets remain the centre of local communities. The Committee will look at the impact of existing measures to support the high street, including the business rate holiday, as well as the broader role of taxation in enabling high street businesses to remain viable. Professor Carlos Moreno, Scientific Director, Panthenon Sorbonne University, IAE Paris as well as Professor Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age, London School of Economics will also be joining Prof Chan in this session.
The World radio programme interviewed LKYCIC chair Prof Chan Heng Chee on her views of the future of cities in a post pandemic world. Her segment can be heard from the 3.05-minute mark.
Placemaking Special: Read This Important Study On Shaping Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods (Design and Architecture, 27 May 2021)
d+a published a placemaking special which was based on a study done by LKYCIC Research Director and Programme Lead of the Lee Li Ming Programme in Ageing Urbanism, Dr Belinda Yuen.
Chinese privilege not as appropriate to use in S’pore’ says Chan Heng Chee, but minorities face ‘institutional racism’ (Mothership, 19.01.2021)
Professor Chan Heng Chee shares her thoughts on Chinese privilege and institutional racism in the Singapore context.
LKYCIC NEWS ARTICLES | OP-EDS
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".
Commentary: The revival of the digital economy – building citizen confidence as Smart Nation momentum picks up (CNA, 23.01. 2020)
Channel NewsAsia featured a commentary by senior director of Strategic Planning and LKYCIC director, Mr Poon King Wang, on the need to build citizen confidence and support as Smart Nation momentum picks up.
Channel NewsAsia published a commentary on the removal of e-scooters from footpaths by LKYCIC research fellow Samuel Chng and research associate Irna Nurlina.
LKYCIC IN THE NEWS
IBTM Wired Day One Wrap Up: AI Will Play A Critical Role In Events Going Forward (Hospitality Net, 29.06.2021)
Hospitality Net posted an article about the IBTM Wired event which discussed about the critical role AI will play in events going forward. The article mentioned that a cohort of masters students from LKYCIC re-imagined what the MICE industry would look like in 2023 and included quotes from LKYCIC director, Poon King Wang and MUSPP student, Asha Suresh.
Business Times wrote an article on how to get out of a pandemic funk and included quotes from LKYCIC research fellow Samuel Chng.