Young women from family with members with disabilities being taught to use a sewing machine. India. Photo: © John Isaac / World Bank Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  …

Matt Hobson |

Light Rail Transit in Manila, the Philippines Credit: Ingmar Zahorsky/Flickr The Philippines has one of the best performing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programs in Asia. According to the…

Jesse Ang |

container ship in Panama canal Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wirralwater/  A few months ago, I had a chance to visit the Panama…

Teo Eng Cheong |

版本:English ​ 一万亿美元是何概念?从字面意思上说,一万亿就是100万乘以100万,也就是说1后面加12个零。对于参与本周召开的亚洲——新加坡基础设施圆桌会议的代表们而言,每年1万亿美元指的是亚洲为维持其快速城市化进程所需的投资额。 在本次圆桌会议期间召开的高级别战略讨论会上,世界银行集团公私合作局高级局长劳伦斯·卡特(Laurence Carter)…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott |

What does one trillion dollars look like? In the most literal sense, one trillion – that’s one million multiplied by one million -- is a “1” followed by 12 zeroes.  For participants in this week’s…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott |

The Creative Wealth of Nations is a series of blogs related to Patrick Kabanda's forthcoming book on the performing arts in development. It was a scene I still can’t forget.   A few years ago…

Patrick Kabanda |

As a Singapore-based public-private partnerships (PPP) team focused largely on infrastructure development, we look closely at infrastructure’s impact on our region’s economic health. The…

Cledan Mandri-Perrott |

版本:English 这是一则创意故事,一则关于一个相当简单的创意对人们出行方式已产生巨大影响的故事。它不仅帮助人们缩短了出行时间,节省了交通费用,而且增强了大小城市之间的交通连接性。  韩国的服务区和换乘中心分布图 那么,这一超凡创意的内容是什么呢?实际上,它在发达国家被认为是理所当然的事情,与一些发展中国家的高速公路有关:它就是服务区。 我们一般把服务区与用餐、…

Nak Moon Sung, Mauricio Ríos |

This is the story of an idea. In fact, of a very simple and creative idea that is having huge impact on the way people move. This idea is helping reduce travel time, save money and increase the…

Nak Moon Sung, Mauricio Ríos |

版本: English ​中国的经济曾经在30年中高速增长,每年的GDP增长率持续达到8%-10%。为了保持经济增长,中国政府从第12个五年计划(2011-2015)开始,寻求加速工业化和城镇化进程。 中国已经把在交通基础设施领域的投资作为其保持经济增长的中心,尤其是铁路方面,考虑到与公路和航空运输相比铁路运输的低成本、高能效以及低碳排放的特点,中国在铁路项目的投资在逐年增加。…

Jianjun Guo |