Daily Archives: 2015-11-24

Culture: a catalyst for sustainable development of Asian and European cities

International civil society experts from Asia and Europe emphasised the role of creativity and the arts as catalysts for innovation in cities. Cities are increasingly acting as catalysts for culture-led urban development in Asia and Europe. Through people-centred policies, inclusive governance and speedy decision-making, cities are proving to be innovative hubs for creativity. This message was at the core of …

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Court reserves judgement for Sarawakian death row inmate

A 31-year-old Sarawakian on death row in Singapore has gained a little more time after the Court of Appeal reserved its judgement in the hearing of a criminal motion filed by his lawyer. Kho Jabing had initially been scheduled to hang on 6 November after being convicted of murder under section 300(c) of the Penal Code for his involvement in a …

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