Biography of the Author Asit K Biswas

Asit K Biswas

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  1. Marina Barrage

    Commentary: The Marina Barrage, a dream 20 years in the making

    An iconic landmark, a symbol of the city-state’s success in water management, the Marina Barrage is a culmination of decades of visionary ...
  2. Work in progress on the new railway line linking Djibouti with Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa

    Commentary: A new Silk Road connects two old continents in a modern age

    The Belt and Road Initiative in Africa isn't starting entirely from scratch. China has already invested heavily in several railway lines on the ...
  3. tap water

    Commentary: Has the well of good ideas and public policy on water run dry?

    More than technology and funds are needed to resolve the world’s clean water drinking problems, say two observers from NUS's Lee Kuan Yew School ...
  4. New Content Item

    Commentary: The next tech superpower? China

    Now is the time for China to put its technological and diplomatic skills on display in its quest for superpower status, say two observers.
  5. China's boom has seen it rise to become the world's second-largest economy but inequality

    Commentary: Lessons on how not to tackle inequality, a tale of China and India

    Inequality is decried at campaign rallies and in the global commentariat. But little is being done at any policy level, say two observers.
  6. A man and his grandchild walk on the street at Tokyo's Sugamo district

    Commentary: Managing shrinking cities in an expanding world

    Depopulation and deurbanisation in numerous cities are becoming serious problems for which there are no good solutions, say three urban planning ...
  7. New Content Item

    Commentary: A tax on sugary drinks not enough on their own to halt obesity in Asia

    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s distinguished visiting professor Asit K Biswas and Cornell University’s Kris Hartley say to fight against ...
  8. Asia Default Image

    Commentary: Amid urban sprawl, China builds 'sponge cities' to soak up heavy rainfall

    Engineering solutions are popular interventions, but cities cannot simply pipe away flood risk, say two urban planning experts.