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Residents of Mongolia’s capital will hold a protest next week to raise awareness about hazardous particulate levels, Bloomberg reports. 

December 23, 2016

The nation’s largest planned metropolis is touted as clean, green and affordable, the Dhaka Tribune reports. 

December 7, 2016

The Dhaka-based charity BRAC is encouraging young entrepreneurs to dream up ideas for improving health, transit and employment.

November 9, 2016

The Japanese government funded major technology retrofits in Yokohama, Keihanna, Toyota and Kitakyushu, OpenGov reports. 

September 30, 2016

Financial accountability, transparency and gender equality are among the key priorities, Prothom Alo reports.

September 21, 2016

Precise, high-definition, three-dimensional maps would enable autonomous cars to recognize traffic lights, turns and dips in roads, Forbes and Nikkei report. 

September 12, 2016

New research shows a correlation between increasing intensity of the urban ‘heat-island effect’ and suicides among seniors 65 and older, the Taipei Times reports.

August 25, 2016

Bus service in three areas was suspended after an attack last month in a café popular with foreigners, the Daily Star reports. 

August 17, 2016
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Mongolia is making it easier to find both city dwellers in Ulaanbaatar and nomads, NPR reports.  

June 23, 2016

South Korea’s fourth largest city is its first to adopt a long-range wireless network for self-driving cars and other innovations, TechCrunch reports. 

June 16, 2016

The city-state’s long-term plans encourage residents to abandon private car ownership for public transit, cycling and driverless cars, GovInsider reports.

June 16, 2016

The innovative Baan Mankong program empowers residents to make decisions about housing and infrastructure, The City Fix reports. 

June 2, 2016

Jakarta is harnessing app technology for “predictive government” while Bandung hopes that a new app will ease crowds in tax offices, GovInsider reports. 

May 27, 2016

The capital of Bangladesh plans to absorb 16 adjacent, fast-urbanizing communities so it can extend municipal services to them, The Daily Star reports. 

May 11, 2016

Mayor Herbert Bautista has prioritized affordable housing, disaster preparation and a waste-to-energy project for his third term, GovInsider reports. 

May 11, 2016
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