Singapore conserving biodiversity well: Expert

October 22, 2009,AEST

asiaone reports SINGAPORE is taking a unique approach to conserving its biodiversity and is doing well, an expert said yesterday. Unlike many other countries, it makes its natural biodiversity accessible to the public through nature parks such as Sungei Buloh | Read More

Growers’ markets taking root in inner Sydney

October 21, 2009,AEST

Central Sydney(Newspaper) reports “The plan is to make Chippendale into an urban farm with food available where we live and work and even growing vines on otherwise hot empty walls,” Mr Mobbs said. Meanwhile, more than half the land used | Read More

Flawed urban planning in Bangalore impedes night life

October 21, 2009,AEST

Improper planning and undefined demarcations for business and residential areas in Bangalore is one of the main reasons that impedes the existence of a vibrant night life in the city, said Shankar Bidari, Police Commissioner, Bangalore. via Flawed urban planning | Read More

Former Indonesian President hopes for better urban planning

October 14, 2009,AEST

According to the Jakarta Post, the former president of Indonesia BJ Habibie came out yesterday suggesting that urban planning laws were not enough and that urban planning requires better implementation. The Jakarta Post reported that Habibie said “Don’t assume that | Read More

Beijing CBD expansion plan to be chosen this year

October 13, 2009,AEST

Beijing City government has placed seven alternative design for the Beijing CBD public display. Beginning yesterday they were opened for public comment as apart of a six-day CBD International Business Festival.  A plan will be selected by the end of | Read More

Link urban and rural India

October 9, 2009,AEST

Prakash Joshi of the The Times of India reports in Link urban and rural India, says Rahul “There is one India living in the urban areas, which is completely different from the one in rural India. We have to connect | Read More

City an ‘obese parody’

October 7, 2009,AEST

The Age reports FEDERAL Labor MP Kelvin Thomson has savaged the Victorian Government’s handling of urban planning in a blistering newsletter to constituents. Mr Thomson said the State Government’s planning blueprint Melbourne 2030, which aimed to reduce urban sprawl, had | Read More

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