Smart Cities

Smart City Spotlight: Danang

The coastal city of Danang in Vietnam, is famed for its white sandy beaches and idyllic resorts and is Vietnam’s fifth largest city.

21 September 2018

Smart City Spotlight: Hanoi

Hanoi is a city rich in history and culture that has been occupied by foreign forces in the past. From being ruled by ancient Chinese dynasties and the French in the 19th century to surviving a war with the United States (US).

16 August 2018

What makes smart cities tick?

Rapid urbanisation is fuelling growth in Southeast Asia. The region’s urban areas are currently home to one third of its population and contributes to more than two thirds of its collective gross domestic product (GDP).

10 July 2018

Smart City Spotlight: Phuket

The island of Phuket, known for its idyllic sandy beaches and pristine blue seawater is probably on the bucket list of most travellers.

26 June 2018

Smart City Spotlight: Manila

The capital of the Philippines; Manila is the world’s most densely populated city with 42,857 people per square kilometre. The Metro Manila population is estimated at 12 million, but the larger urban area has a population of approximately 21.3 million.

3 June 2018

Smart City Spotlight: Jakarta

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is known worldwide for its luxury hotels, malls, antiques along Jalan Surabaya and various national and historical monuments – just to name a few.

28 May 2018

Smart City Spotlight: Bangkok

As a primate city, Bangkok – Thailand’s largest city – is the foremost potential smart city in the country. It was recently inducted into the first cohort of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) in Singapore last April.

22 May 2018

Indonesia moves towards smart buildings

Indonesia is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of both land area and population. Over the past five years, Indonesia’s urban population has increased by 53.5 percent, more than half of its total, according to Statistics Indonesia.

7 May 2018