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cities

(December 2014) Balancing the needs of ordinary Singaporeans and big business is the crucial question for the city state as it approaches its 50th anniversary.
(June 2014) The Wall Street Journal reacted to Uber Technologies Inc.'s "whopping valuation of $18.2bn" in a financing round that was reported Friday as "a bet by some of the world's top investors that the car-hailing smartphone app can grow by expanding world-wide and branching into new arenas, like logistics." However, Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times says "here’s another way to think about Uber’s whopping valuation: It is still too low."
(May 2014) Life expectancy in New York City is now more than two years higher than the national average and besides health benefits in the digital age, face-to-face contact remains a crucial promoter and transmitter of knowledge in cities.
(April 2014) Hong Kong has been selected as fDi’s Asia-Pacific City of the Future, because of its ability to attract FDI (foreign direct investment), with Singapore and Beijing taking second and third places.
(March 2014) Despite Abenomics driving consumer confidence and price inflation, a weaker yen has pushed Osaka and Tokyo away from the top of the cost of living ranking. This has paved the way for Singapore, which has been steadily moving up the ranking over the last decade, to claim the unenviable title of world’s most expensive city. Singapore’s rising price prominence has been steady rather than spectacular.
(January 2014) Access to the Internet has greatly expanded and the focus should now be on the willingness and ability of citizens to use it for productive purposes, according to a new report. It is argued taht current strategies for overcoming the digital divide do not necessarily address the underlying gaps such as affordability, usage and relevance of content, with country approaches varying significantly in terms of leadership, funding and technologies.
(December 2013) Myanmar's former capital, Yangon, known as Rangoon when Burma was part of the British Empire, boasts one of the most spectacular early-20th century urban landscapes in Asia. A century ago the country's former capital was one of the world's great trading cities and the legacy of that cosmopolitan past remains today. But as the country undergoes economic change, this unique heritage is under threat. Decades of neglect have left once grand buildings a crumbling mess and they are at grave risk of being demolished in favour of hastily built towers and condominiums.
(December 2013) San Francisco is flourishing, but skyrocketing house prices are spooking locals. With the technology-led boom showing no signs of slowing, the city is struggling with its success.
(December 2013) The impact of culture as a potential economic engine for cities is not a new discovery but it has received a lot of attention in recent times with the growth of so-called knowledge jobs. In Germany in 2011, economists examined the contemporary economic impact of the lavish baroque opera houses that princes had constructed prior to the industrial revolution.
(September 2013) Melbourne is the most liveable city in 2013, for the third year running, followed by Vienna and Vancouver. However, this apparent stability hides longer-term trends that become apparent when taking a five-year view. Only 28 cities of the 140 surveyed have registered changes in the last 12 months, but 86 cities have experienced a change in liveability over the past five years. Of these, just 30 have seen an improvement in scores, while 56 have seen liveability levels declining.