Biography of the Author Asit K Biswas

Asit K Biswas

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  1. Paya Lebar flash flood 2

    Commentary: How prepared is Singapore for the next flash flood?

    A comprehensive strategy to manage floods in Singapore would comprise engineering, green and digital solutions, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia ...
  2. Paramilitary police officer evacuates a resident while he is wading through floodwaters following a

    Commentary: China struggles with ‘once-in-a-century’ floods that may be new normal

    Aside from immediate disaster relief efforts, China should intensify infrastructure development and build new capabilities as climate change is ...
  3. Singapore Skyline CBD ArtScience Museum

    Commentary: Grow first, develop later? The pitfalls of measuring economic growth using GDP

    GDP is an imperfect metric. But it continues to be used as a benchmark for national performance and policymaking in an era of social, economic, ...
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    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 ...
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    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.
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    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.
  7. 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.
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    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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...