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Mayor Ramdhan Pomanto of Makassar (Indonesia) has envisaged that one day the city of 175.77 square kilometres will be a world class city. This ambitious goal has, then, been translated into various innovative programmes funded by local budget. Read More..
Mayor Ni Putu Eka Wiryastuti has acknowledged the importance of developing local potency, optimising the area’s mountains and beaches. Leading the city of almost 500,000 people mostly relying on agricultural sector, Mayor Ni Putu Eka Wiryastuti has given great attention to this sector. Read More..
The City Government of Surabaya is highly committed to food security that it launched Urban Farming, a programme to address limited arable land available for farming. It aims at improving quality life by encouraging people to consume healthy food made from fresh fish and vegetables grown in the city Read More..
Jakarta’s effort in building resilience got a new momentum in May 2016 when the city was selected to be a member of 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) Network Read More..
The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has partnered with and fully supported the Philippine Government through the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in launching the first-ever, massive public open space programme in the country in 2018 Read More..
LEADING a highly urbanised city like Makati, recorded as the 41st most densely populated city in the world, accounting for 582,602 (2015), and the highest concentration of multinational and local corporations in the country, Mayor Abigail Binay is aware that law enforcement is key for the city to be able to positively develop Read More..
Air pollution and greenhouse gas are labeled as the “slow killers,” with the former being the number four cause of children’s death (respiratory-related health problems) and the latter being produced by vehicles (as high as 30%). Read More..
Gorontalo City is one of the oldest cities in Celebes Island. As the capital city of Gorontalo Province, this city of 73,09 km2 has its own dynamic. Having population of 206,454 people (2018), Gorontalo city has put emphasis on the improvement of health sector. Read More..
THE global agenda has brought up to the surface profound aspiration of respective cities in the world for sustainable development. For cities in Asia-Pacific, the disaster-prone region, city’s resilience has become the priority among many others; as once resilience enhanced, cities could better plan and pursue sustainable development. Read More..
ONE of determining factors to realise gender equality in local governance is the enabling environment that allows women to take leadership positions and implement her vision and mission afterwards. Singkawang, a city in West Kalimantan province of Indonesia, has applied this principle and is currently on the way to reap the fruits. Read More..