Singapore looks underground for future growth

Asia Pacific Sep 5, 2019

Singapore looks underground for future growth

Space-starved Singapore has expanded outward by building into the sea and upward by constructing high-rises, but planners are now looking underground as they seek new areas for growth. The nation has carefully managed its rapid growth in recent decades to avoid the problems faced by ...

Asia Pacific Jul 28, 2019

Thousands protest development on sacred Maori land in New Zealand

Thousands of people protested in New Zealand on Saturday against a proposed housing development on land seen as sacred to the indigenous Maori people, despite efforts by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to calm the dispute. The country's largest builder, Fletcher Building, plans to develop 480 ...