National Efforts Related to ASEAN Connectivity
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Sustainable Infrastucture | 29 September 2020
SULTAN HAJI OMAR ‘ALI SAIFUDDIEN BRIDGE – BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
The Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien (SOAS) Bridge, spanning 26.3 kilometres across the Brunei Bay which connects the Temburong district to Bandar Seri Begawan, was opened to public on 17 March 2020. The bridge shortens the local commuters’ travel time to the capital to less than 30 minutes. Before the…
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Sustainable Infrastucture | 15 July 2020
Transit-Oriented Development
Improving Financing for Asias Public Transportation Projects Asia’s Critical Urban Transport Needs Some of the worlds most bustling cities are in Asia. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), 80% of Asia’s new economic growth will be generated through these urban economies. With most jobs located in cities, 44 million…
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Sustainable Infrastucture | 1 July 2020
Trashing it Out: Waste Management in Asia
Generating waste is easy, but managing it is difficult Wasting away The world is generating more waste than ever. Waste generated in Asia Pacific is projected to increase from about 802 million tonnes in 2016 to 1.1 trillion tonnes in 2030[1]. In Southeast Asia alone, waste volume has been increasing…
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Sustainable Infrastucture | 15 June 2020
Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (2018-2030)
The Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (MSDP) provides a long-term vision; a vision of a peaceful, prosperous and democratic country. Founded upon the objective of giving coherence to the policies and institutions necessary to achieve genuine, inclusive and transformational economic growth, this MSDP has been developed to reinvigorate reform and promote…
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Sustainable Infrastucture | 12 May 2020
Cross-border Connectivity – Regional needs and the role of Infrastructure Asia
The recovery of the Pesse canoe from about 10,000 years ago marks the earliest instance known to us when a boat was made1, demonstrating how humans have created tools to overcome geographical barriers to connect to other places. Modes of connectivity have since progressed tremendously and remain a critical role…
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