In the Myanmar city, government officials are intensifying efforts to control—and ultimately house—the informal businesses.
When washers and dryers were added to 17 schools through a new program, attendance rates shot up.
It’s all about the massive Jebel Ali port.
The ordinance forbidding women from wearing the modest swimsuit is only the latest instance of dictating Muslim women’s attire in France.
In Qatar’s capital of Doha, a new retail center will cater to millionaires.
After trash piled up in the Lebanese capital, residents started taking rubbish into their own hands.
The South Korean capital is developing a neglected area of the city to tout its famous music genre.
A Japanese architect has Tokyo-ified six famous metropolises.
The city-state seems practically destined for autonomous vehicles.
Convenience stores and the country’s housing agency are teaming up to serve the aging population.
Myanmar’s new government has suspended the construction of skyscrapers in the former capital, choosing safety over quick profits.
Thailand’s first female minister of tourism wants the sex trade banned. Critics say the plan is shortsighted.
Indonesia’s government has resurrected its “Return to Village” movement.
The Persian Gulf emirate has launched a system that links thousands of cameras across the capital.
The Vietnamese government has announced a plan to ban millions of motorbikes from the city center by 2025. It already faces opposition from residents.
As Rawabi continues to be built despite challenges, some tout it as a model for a Palestinian state. Others believe it hinders Palestinian rights.
Beit Beirut once served as a sniper’s den.
Thai authorities say they will finally move the city’s power, cable, and telecommunications lines underground after the philanthropist posted about it—incorrectly—on Facebook.