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Cities must reassess what is needed post-pandemic

In conversations about building resilient communities, cities need to home in on managing water, harnessing technology, investing in R&D and in people.

Singapore has topped the Smart City Index for the second year running. The index has noted that smart cities - those that have incorporated digitalisation into their urban planning - have shown greater effectiveness in handling the pandemic.

THE Covid-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for us on all fronts. It has shaken our confidence in cities to be resilient and sustainable. Across the globe, Covid-19 has threatened cities and communities, endangering not only public health, but also disrupting the economy and the fabric of...

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