The Centre and its events are featured in global print, broadcast and online media. A selection of media mentions is featured below. 

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Riyadh on Track to Become Sustainable City - International Experts
Business Wire, 19 November 2019

Design Forecast Singapore: Repositioning for Smart Cities
Gensler, Research & Insight, 30 October 2019
Angela Spathonis

新华网 (Xinhua News Online), 28 October 2019

新浪新闻 (Sina), 27 October 2019

Asian cities risk stumbling 'zombie-like' towards digital dystopia
The Business Times, 18 October 2019

Unlocking services: Taking smart cities to the next level
KPMG Insights, October 2019
Paul Kent, Setiaji, Dr Limin Hee

Two Singapore projects win at International Architecture Awards 2019
The Straits Times, 20 September 2019
Hannah Bock

Universities and Governments: Partnering For Possibilities
Asian Scientist Magazine, 6 September 2019
Singapore Management University

The liveable city, a tool for the shaping of urban imagination: dialogue between Limin Hee and Antoine Picon
La Fabrique de la Cité, Expert Viewpoint, 3 September 2019
Alice Dalaut

Are decentralised communities the way forward for sustainable cities?
Eco-Business, 30 August 2019
Neo Chai Chin

Experts raise cool ideas to tackle urban heat in S'pore
The Straits Times, 23 August 2019
Cheryl Teh

How do we design for Singapore's future?
The Straits Times, 9 July 2019

Bringing trust to the next level in cities
The Straits Times, 7 July 2019
Desmond Lee

Integration and innovation is key to ASEAN's next stage of growth
The Business Times, 19 June 2019

Singapore and other cities have to think outside the box in food production
TODAY Online, 7 June 2019
Elyssa Ludher and Tan Poh Hong 

Singapore is best in Asia for quality of living, personal safety: Survey
TODAY Online, 13 March 2019
Low Youjin

Successful preservation and development of Singapore's Kampong Glam district
BBC TV (English), Asia Business Report, 7 February 2019
Michael Koh

Don’t give up on dockless bike sharing just yet
The Straits Times, 25 January 2019
Zhou Yimin and Xu Yuting


India tries to build a world-class city from scratch, and looks to Singapore for help
Los Angeles Times, 18 December 2018
Shashank Bengali

Putting 'romance' into city planning
China Daily, 24 September 2018
Liu Thai Ker

Melbourne and Singapore: A tale of two cities
Monash Lens, 6 September 2018
Khoo Teng Chye

Many ways to make a house a home but no easy fixes to housing vulnerable families
Channel News Asia, 19 August 2018
Chionh Chye Khye

The city planner as heroic swordsman
China Daily, 9 July 2018
Liu Thai Ker

Behavioural change key to Smart Nation lifestyle
The Straits Times, 28 June 2018
Irene Tham

Use convenience to spark behavioural change for sustainability
The New Paper, 28 June 2018
Irene Tham
Urban planning takes courage
China Daily, 30 April 2018
Liu Thai Ker

China Talk, 2 April 2018

Singapore and Colombo collaborate on rejuvenating Beira Lake
The Straits Times, 23 January 2018
Elgin Toh


Imagining a 20% Self-driving World 
The New York Times, 8 November 2017
Lu Fong

The Waterside City Revived by the Government, Cooperate with Residents and Become a Tourist Attraction
Dong-A Ilbo, 22 September 2017

Aging Well-Keep a City Working like New
The Straits Times, 17 August 2017 
Elgin Toh and Belinda Tan

How 10 urban cities including Singapore found ways around their transport mobility
The Edge Market, 6 June 2017
Michele Zhu

Singapore Beckons the World, Redefining Sustainable Living 
ELETS, 26 April 2017
Dr Ravi Gupta

Harvesting Every Drop: The Singapore Water Story
Bw Smart Cities, 17 March 2017 
Khoo Teng Chye

Full impact of car-lite drive in '10 to 15 years'
The Straits Times, 25 January 2017
Dan Soh

Nation building reboot needed
The Straits Times, 18 January 2017
Benny Lim

E-scooters beat bikes as cool way forward
The Straits Times, 15 January 2017
Danson Cheong

Cities drive the modern global economy. Here's what's in store for them. 
In the Black, 2 January 2017
Susan Muldowney


A towering authority in the cityscape
ChinaDaily, 11 December 2016 
Zhao Xu

Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Sourceable, 5 December 2016
Chris Johnson

专家:若设“胶囊高铁”运货 有助减少本地用车
ZaoBao, 29 November 2016


WanBao, 13 November 2016

The case for building new HDB flats in the city centre
The Straits Times, 4 November 2016
Wu Wei Neng and Louisa-May Khoo

When Lee Kuan Yew seized the moment
The Straits Times, 4 September 2016
Cheong Suk-Wai

So what's driving higher parking fees?
The Straits Times, 28 July 2016
Danson Cheong

Going car-lite requires infrastructure and soft measures
The Straits Times, 20 July 2016
Limin Hee & Scott Dunn

6-month trial to allow all-day access to foldable bicycles on public transport: Khaw Boon Wan

The Straits Times, 20 July 2016
Danson Cheong

Conservation, redevelopment on Sri Lankan PM's mind
The Straits Times, 20 July 2016
Pearl Lee

Enhancing mobility in smart cities
Enterprise Innovation, 19 July 2016
Tan Wee Kwang

Interactive tool to help public take part in urban planning
Today, 19 July 2016
Ng SiQi Kelly

The Future of Ports and Their Relationship with Cities
Maritime Professional, 18 July 2016
Aiswarya Lakshmi

Smart tools to drive HDB town planning
The Straits Times, 14 July 2016
Cheryl Teh

Go car-lite? Have proper infrastructure in place first
The Straits Times, 14 July 2016
Lawrence Koh

10 ideas for a 'car-lite' city
Eco-Business, 13 July 2016
Ping Manongdo

Want to go car-lite? 'Slam brakes on cheap, easy parking'
AsiaOne, 12 July 2016

HDB inks S$10m agreement to develop digital masterplans for towns
Channel Newsasia, 11 July 2016

Medellín Wins Prestigious Prize for Outstanding Achievements Towards Sustainable Living
Finance Columbia, 11 July 2016
Jared Wade

Mayors keep the 'kampung spirit' alive
The Straits Times, 11 July 2016
Cheryl Teh

Singapore Experts Visit Rooftop Garden in New York
China News Agency, 10 Jun 2016
Alice Chia

World Cities Summit to explore creative place-making
The Straits Times, 10 July 2016
Cheryl Teh

Climate Change is Rewiring Government- Citizen Relationships
Tech & Science, 30 May 2016
Alec Appelbaum

Lianhe Zaobao, 25 Apr 2016 

German Hand to Prop up Bhubaneshwar's Smart City Plan
The New Indian Express, 8 Apr 2016
Baibhav Mishra

Medellin wins the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
Eco-Business, 18 Mar 2016
Kristie Thong

Colombian city a model of progress
The Straits Times, 17 Mar 2016
Lin Yangchen

Colombian city wins Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
Channel News Asia, 16 Mar 2016
Angela Lim

Lee Tzu Yang to step down as WSH Council chairman
Channel News Asia, 16 Mar 2016

Singapore and the Port of Rotterdam Strengthen Partnership
Ship & Bunker, 3 Mar 2016

Singapore and the Port of Rotterdam Strengthen Partnership through a Series of Collaborative Projects on Port Solutions
Hellenic Shipping News, 2 Mar 2016

Singapore, Rotterdam deepen collaboration on port solutions
Seatrade Maritime News, 1 Mar 2016
Lee Hong Liang


New PCN crossings make cycling, walking safer 
The Straits Times, 19 Dec 2015
Danson Cheong

Is Singapore ‘green’ enough?
The Edge Property, 8 Dec 2015
Michael Lim

Iceland's leader goes bird-watching on visit here
The Straits Times, 14 November 2015
Lim Yan Liang

Housing in cities: Adapting the Singapore script for an India story 
The Indian Express, 14 Nov 2015
Shalini Nair

Interview with Liu Thai Ker: Visionary Leadership is Most Important as Singapore Transformed From Dirty and Messy to Liveable
China Business Daily, 10 November 2015

What have we been unable to learn from Singapore?
Economic Observer, 7 November 2015

Footprints Through Time-Environment
Channel 5 broadcast, 18 September 2015
Naleeza Ebrahim 

Smart cities: Asia's new frontier? 
Eco-Business, 15 July 2015
Jean Chua

World Cities Summit Mayors Forum ends with sustainability declaration
Cities Today, 12 June 2015
Tom Teodorczuk

5 ideas every city should steal from Singapore, 12 June 2015
Meera Senthilingam

What Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew did right! 
The Economic Times, 29 May 2015
Preeti Sharma

First phase of the Amaravati capital plan to be completed by 2019 
The Hindu Business Line, 27 May 2015
V Rishi Kumar

Singapore traffic management can be model for A.P. cities
The Hindu, 20 Apr 2015
M. Rajeev

Opportunity to learn from A.P. experiment: Singapore CLC
The Hindu, 18 Apr 2015
M. Rajeev

Singapore's CLC to Design AP Capital 
The New Indian Express, 18 Apr 2015
R Prithvi Raj


S'pore to join global network by Rockefeller Foundation to build urban resilience
The Straits Times, 3 December 2014
Carolyn Khew

Interview at the Urban Resilience Summit
FutureGov.Asia, 3 December 2014

Making “Liveable Cities” possible with green building | CLC | Hee Limin

Asia Green, 5 November 2014
Asia Green

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu to visit Japan and Singapore
Deccan Chronicle, 4 November 2014
Deccan Chronicle

10 ideas to make Singapore more bike-friendly and walkable
Channel News Asia, 22 October 2014
Channel News Asia

Building a Nation: Tomorrow – Challenges and Possibilities for a Liveable Singapore
The Business Times, 12 August 2014
Mint Kang

Building a Nation: Today – Innovative Solutions for a Variety of Needs
The Business Times, 5 August 2014
Mint Kang

Singapore should plan for population of 10M
The Business Times, 1 August 2014
Malminderjit Singh

Building a Nation: The Early Years – A three-decade transformation
The Business Times, 29 July 2014
The Business Times

PM Lee Hsien Loong shares his views on what makes a city liveable
The Straits Times, 11 June 2014

Sustainable cities need integrated policymaking, 11 June 2014
Vaidehi Shah

China's Suzhou city wins Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
Channel News Asia, 24 March 2014
Olivia Siong

Expert: Singapore could become the Super Shipping - City of the East
LianHe ZaoBao, 20 February 2014
Liu Chan

Shipping's future is in IT, not bigger ships: Expert
The Straits Times, 20 February 2014
Jonathan Kwok

MPA Academy and the Centre for Liveable Cities Jointly Organise Inaugural Lecture on Global Trends in Shipping and Impact on Port Cities
MPA Press Release, 19 February 2014
MPA Academy-CLC
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Professor Susan Fainstein to speak at Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore
Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 11 February 2014
Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Bus Elite Meet in Sydney
Australian Bus & Coach (ABC) news, 04 February 2014
Amie Hickland

Developing cities should follow example of Singapore, says report
Blue & Green Tomorrow, 24 January 2014
Tom Revell

5 Tips for Cities Making Energy Transition
UBM Future Cities, 15 January 2014
Rich Heap

New study reveals the ideal model for tomorrow's sustainable cities
Eco- Business, 15 January 2014
Jessica Cheam


Singapore Is Green: Southeast Asian City-State Uses Environmental Sustainability To Lure Business And Investment
International Business Times, 20 December 2013
Alan Huffman

What makes one of Asia’s greenest cities tick, 16 December 2013
Anmar Frangoul

Singaporean index ranks Taipei as 27th-most liveable city in the world
Taipei Times, 28 November 2013
Taipei Times

Bold visions, but firmly grounded
The Straits Times, 26 November 2013

Watt are you doing about your energy bill?
The Straits Times, 26 October 2013
Cheong Suk-Wai

Lessons from New Taipei on boosting birth rates
The Straits Times, 24 October 2013
Jessica Cheam

Local Area Development: the solution to effective Urban Development
Times of India, 22 October 2013
E Jayashree Kurup

Mayor Chu shares with Singapore how interaction is encouraged by having the elderly eat together (朱立倫星國分享:老人共餐可交流兼八卦)
Taiwanese Paper, 19 October 2013

Singapore maintains 5th position in Global Power City Index
Channel News Asia, 17 October 2013
Olivia Siong

3 key factors enabled Singapore's urban planning to take a long-term view
Lianhe ZaoBao, 19 September 2013

Singapore urban planners to tackle challenges in future city planning, 18 September 2013

‘Davos of poverty housing’ to tap public, private, people sectors’ support in sub-standard shelter issues in Asia-Pacific
Habitat for Humanity, 4 July 2013
Habitat for Humanity

Officials from regional countries in Singapore to learn about urban development, 2 July 2013
Channel News Asia

WCS Mayors Forum to be held outside Singapore for the first time, 13 June 2013
Channel News Asia

HDB to develop new modelling tool, 12 June 2013
Channel News Asia

TF-LUGP 2013 Media Release - Sharing Singapore’s Urban Expertise to Create Liveable Cities in Asia
CLC, 27 May 2013

新加坡国家发展部谈 宜居城市:新加坡是个迷人的可能性
Western China Metropolis Daily, 27 May 2013

Technology shapes cities for the better
The Straits Times, 07 May 2013
Cheong Suk- Wai

印度一研究所: 新加坡“步行化指数”全球第二
Lian He Zao Bao, 30 April 2013
Gao Jian Kang

‘Cut frills’ to keep HDB flat prices down
The Straits Times, 24 March 2013
Daryl Chin

新加坡:若能为市场降温 多推出新组屋何乐而不为
Lian He Zao Bao, 22 March 2013
Cao Hui Juan

Singapore and Hong Kong swap notes on making cities more liveable
South China Morning Post, 13 March 2013
Kate Whitehead

What’s Quality of Life for Singapore?
The Malaysian Insider, 27 February 2013
Mallika Naguran

Ten Points for Liveable Cities: Lessons from Singapore
Archdaily, 23 February 2013
Irina Vinnitskaya

Shaping a Loveable Liveable Lion City
Asiaone, 23 February 2013
Grace Chua

On the Red Dot- Singapore Land Use in 2030
Limin Hee’s interview with Channel NewsAsia

10 Ways to Improve High Density Cities
The Atlantic Cities, 13 February 2013
Kaid Benfield

People’s Daily, China (人民日报), 27 January 2013
韩 硕


Bilbao to host World Cities Summit Mayors Forum 2013, 09 November 2012
Cherly Tay

GDF SUEZ creates an “Urban Strategy Council” to promote policy for an innovative urban policy
GDF SUEZ, 06 November 2012

Sustainable cities: innovative urban planning in Singapore
Guardian Professional, 11 October 2012
Flemmich Webb

Study Visit to Shanghai by delegation from Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC)
MFA, 29 September 2012
Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore Shanghai

China, Singapore share wisdom on livable city
Zhu Rui (People's Daily Online), 26 September 2012
Chen Lidan

Singaporean and Chinese Officials Discuss Urban Development

Centre for Liveable Cities, 24 September 2012

Panel Discussion "Eco-Cities" - "EU-Asia Dialogue"
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 4 July 2012

SDEV introduces Hong Kong’s heritage conservation work in Singapore

HKSAR Govt Press Release, 17 May 2012

HK official to visit Singapore
Xinhua, 15 May 2012

Centre for Liveable Cities Singapore: focusing on government first
The Guardian, 10 May 2012 
Mint Kang

Resilient Cities 2012 (12-15 May 2012 in Bonn, Germany)

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, 2 May 2012
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