Biography of the Author Asit K Biswas

Asit K Biswas

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Swedish activist Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front

    Commentary: Have Singaporeans been mollycoddled on climate change?

    Managing floods and soaring temperatures in Singapore under climatic uncertainties will be a huge challenge for Singapore but the biggest ...
  2. Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general elec

    Commentary: In India, job creation the biggest issue on voters’ minds

    India's working population can propel the economy if they can find productive employment with decent incomes, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
  3. The government has admitted that the problem of growing demand for water has long been forecasted

    Commentary: How to make water issues matter to world leaders

    Strong, high-level political support is key in tackling water issues around the world, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
  4. Robot waiter

    Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation

    Time for developing countries to begin seriously considering how technology will impact labour trends, say two observer.
  5. A flooded street seen at the Supreme Court Lane after a heavy downpour

    Commentary: What Singapore can do to prepare for the next flood

    Floods cannot be completely eliminated, but can be managed, say Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K Biswas.
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
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    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.
  10. 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.