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The Cities This Week: Edition 38

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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Watch: Singapore Timelapse – The Lion City

Singapore, a true Lion amongst the world’s cities, is captured in this magical timelapse video.


Singapore’s successful long-term public housing strategies

Today the home ownership in Singapore is more than 90%, and the share of rental housing is very low. These state policies have very important for social stability and building the sense of nationhood.


Prestigious City Prize goes to New York City

The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2012 was awarded to the City of New York for the city’s remarkable transformation in the post September 11 period.


Supertrees in Singapore: Liveable Green Space in the City

The park opened to the public on July 29, 2012 and has already become a landmark of Singapore – a symbol of the city’s massive investment in green technology and clean industries


World Cities Summit 2012

[ July 1, 2012 to July 4, 2012. July 1, 2012 to July 4, 2012. July 1, 2012 to July 4, 2012. ] This year’s World Cities Summit is taking place from 1-4 July, around the theme Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Integrated Urban Solutions.

Cape Town F1: Lessons from Singapore and Shanghai

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The main purpose of the visits to the Singapore F1 Grand Prix and the Shanghai F1 Grand Prix was to gain a thorough understanding into how the City of Cape Town could respond to the numerous proposals it had received over the last five years, requesting it to host a Formula […]