My Urban Challenge: Jakarta, Mandalay & Penang
By Apala Bhattacharya
Second edition of our new infographic series on the biggest challenges faced by the region's city leaders.
In our second edition of GovInsider's My Urban Challenge series, we share insights from Mayors and Smart City Officers of three fast-urbanising ASEAN cities:
Jakarta, Mandalay and Penang. Pollution, inefficient waste management, inadequate public transport, and ageing infrastructure - just a handful of urban issues that they face.
- Smart City Officer of Jakarta: Indonesia’s capital is innovating to address traffic congestion and boost digital payments
- Smart City Officer of Mandalay: Using technology to leapfrog – but finding the right talent remains a challenge
- Mayor of Penang: What challenges does this tourism hub face?