You are here

URBANISATION

Davao expands seawards by building four islands

BT_20151224_DAVAO23_2036847.jpg
Davao is a microcosm of the urbanisation sweeping Asia as the region speeds through the transition from agrarian society to an urbanised economy in less than half a century.

Manila

IN the shadow of the Philippines' highest volcano, Davao city's reputation as one of the safest, most vibrant and best-run cities in the country is drawing migrants and business people in their thousands. But there's nowhere to put them.

Encompassed by hills to the north,...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes