Biography of the Author Jack Board

New Content Item

Jack Board

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

Displaying 10 out of 189 results

  1. Asia Default Image

    Typewriting the future: A dying art in a changing city

    Typewriters still serve a critical role in the operations of government, banks and business in Myanmar. But it seems inevitable that soon they ...
  2. Asia Default Image

    ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: New buds of growth for Yangon's 'green movement'

    Where awareness and adaptation of green technologies has become more common in many developed nations, Myanmar has unsurprisingly lingered behind.
  3. Asia Default Image

    ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Manila residents feel the squeeze as city modernises

    Land prices continue soar in Manila and with it the number of informal settlers. It is an issue that has divided the Philippine capital along ...
  4. Asia Default Image

    ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Fight or flight - innovation to stave off Manila’s ‘carmageddon’

    As Manila’s roads become increasingly congested, more innovative solutions are being sought to loosen the gridlock. And while taking to the sky is ...
  5. Asia Default Image

    ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: High-speed rail on track to connect Vientiane to the region

    If China’s ambitious plans are realised, within five years, Laos could have hundreds of kilometres of high-speed rail line connecting its capital ...
  6. Asia Default Image

    A plastic solution for the Philippines' trash dilemma

    Ziggie Gonzales is leading drive in the country to create eco-bricks, essentially an ordinary plastic bottle stuffed with non-biodegradable trash.
  7. Asia Default Image

    ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

    A severe global climate forecast has Myanmar facing a potentially dire future: a dramatic five-degree temperature increase by the end of the ...
  8. Asia Default Image

    ASIA'S FUTURE CITIES: Will motorcycles ever be seen on Yangon’s streets again?

    The buzz of motorcycles is a ubiquitous and even iconic aspect of life in Southeast Asia’s sprawling metropolises, but in Yangon there there is none.