Prof Cheong Koon Hean was interviewed by CNA on "Singapore Tonight" on 21 June 2021, on “Engaging Communities, Building Resilience” in World Cities Summit 2021 organised by Centre for Liveable Cities (MND).
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.
LKYCIC NEWS ARTICLES | OP-EDS
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.
TODAY published an opinion piece by LKYCIC research fellow Julienne Chen on taking a balanced approach towards AI.
Channel NewsAsia Online published an opinion piece by Julienne Chen, Research Fellow from LKYCIC, discussing the recent ban of e-scooters on footpaths. She also highlighted the need to go beyond incremental improvements to disruptive innovations so as to future-proof Singapore’s transportation network.
AsiaGlobal Online featured an article co-written by LKYCIC research fellows Dr Brigid Trenerry and Dr Gayathri Haridas, and HASS head Prof Lim Sun Sun on women and the future of work.
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Designing S’pore’s future: Integrate nature with built environment as climate shifts (The Straits Times, 24.07.2021)
Straits Times an article about the need to integrate nature with built environment to mitigate climate shifts. The article included quotes from LKYCIC senior fellow, Dr Harvey Neo, who advocated building resilience into Singapore's long-term
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.