Mega Cities

[Photos] Conquering Saigon's Concrete Jungle

The concept of urban exploration certainly isn’t in its infancy anymore: across Instagram and other social media feeds, photographs of masked …

Cities

Ready for a Global Pandemic?

Almost a century ago, a new and deadly strain of influenza spread around the world, shutting down schools and businesses and filling hospitals well …

Public Health

Megacities get smart but concerns that leaving girls behind

Megacities of the future will boast high-speed rail, superfast broadband, and green energy systems – but experts on Thursday said they were failing …

Cities

No relaxation in property curbs: authorities

Regulations to curb property sector risks must not be relaxed, Chinese authorities said Tuesday.<p>Officials must not think of "taking a breather," …

News (China)

A brief history of 2000AD's 8-bit games

To a young lad growing up on Star Wars and the sci-fi writings of Harry Harrison and Douglas Adams, 2000AD was a natural home when it came to my …

Judge Dredd

This mobile garden grows on top of your bicycle

People's Industrial Design Office, a sister company of People's Architecture Office, which we have covered before, came up with the idea of Bike …

Farming

Nigeria: Lagos Targets Third Largest Economy By 2020, Africa's Mega City in 2025

With a target to become Africa's third largest economy by 2020 and Africa's model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its …

Economics

How Saudi Arabia's $500-Billion Megacity Could Be the Future

Saudi Arabia announced plans last month for a futuristic city running entirely on renewable energy sources and operating like “startup the size of a …

Saudi Arabia

Gamers rejoice: Now you can build your own megacity in VR

Remember <i>The Sims</i> or <i>Sim City</i>?If anyone told you that you would actually be able to get inside the game when you were playing it, chances are you would …

SimCity

Micro Living in the Megacities of Tomorrow Will Look Like This

In Tokyo, we see what’s next—from compact, sustainable homes to the high-tech mini cars that will transport us<p>The hardest part might be pinning down when exactly everything will occur, but from what we’ve just seen in Tokyo, the megacities of the future will be arriving sooner than we think. In …

Daimler AG

Siemens eyes role in development of Saudi Arabia's $500bn Neom mega city

Siemens, Germany’s industrial giant, is in talks with Saudi Arabia for a role in the development of Neom, the $500bn special economic zone announced …

Saudi Arabia

From Zadie Smith to Ethan Hawke: why we love graphic novels

Famous fans tell us how they got hooked and name their all-time favourites<p>Zadie Smith, novelist<p><b>How did you get into graphic novels?</b><br>I read a lot of comics as a child, mainly those old Disney ones about Donald Duck and his nephews. Also <i>Asterix</i> and <i>Tintin</i> and that stuff. But the first adult graphic …

Graphic Novels

Ranking the world’s megacities is a wake-up call for women’s rights

Cities are becoming monsters. Look at the world’s biggest megacities. 38 million people live in Tokyo! Try to take a taxi and find the house of a …

International Development

Big Move For A Biglaw Leader — See Also

<b>DLA Piper Has Lost Its Global Co-Chair:</b> Juan Picon is heading to Latham…<p><b>Justice Thomas Likes Neil Gorsuch:</b> And Ayn Rand. Really.<p><b>Everything’s Bigger</b> …

The City

Link About It: Saudi Arabia's $500 Billion Renewable-Energy-Only Mega City

Announced at the Future Investment Initiative, NEOM might just represent the next generation of urban planning. This future Saudi Arabian mega-city will cost $500 billion to build, connect to Jordan and Egypt and be powered completely by renewable energy (making it one of the largest cities in the …

Cities

Saudi Arabia plans mega city 33 times bigger than New York where robots will outnumber humans

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city 33 times bigger than New York.<p>The city promises to be an oasis of stunning cliffs, …

Saudi Aramco

Saudi set to float $500bn mega city in drive to diversify away from oil

INTERNATIONAL - The $500billion (R7.1trillion) mega-city planned by Saudi Arabia will be floated on financial markets alongside oil giant Saudi …

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia just unveiled a futuristic "mega city" 33 times the size of NYC

Middle Eastern Mega City<p>Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil exporter, but falling oil prices have made it more difficult for the country to pay …

The Future

McDonald’s Is On the Attack

1) The Fast Food Wars Are Heating Up<p>Remember the days when diners and investors alike fell head over heels for fast-casual restaurants like Chipotle? …

Business

The Prince Of Saudi Arabia Plans To Build A Megacity 33x The Size Of New York

Women will apparently be equal to men there<p>The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, just unveiled his plan to build a megacity in the …

Saudi Arabia

Five Things We Learned This Week (10/26)

October 26th, 2017, 9:33 PM UTC<p>Five Things We Learned This Week (10/26) The Fast-Food Price Wars Are About to Get Ugly McDonald’s has a plan to lure …

Business

Saudi Arabia Plans $500 Billion Mega City

October 24th, 2017, 10:02 PM UTC<p>Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to build a new city on the Red Sea coast, promising a …

Cities

Saudis plan to build $500bn mega city and business zone

<b>Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to build a new city and business zone - a project that will be backed up by more than $500bn (£381bn) in investment.</b><p>Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the 26,500 sq km (10,232 sq mile) NEOM zone will be developed in the north-west, extending to Egypt and Jordan.<p>It …

Saudi Arabia

Mansion Global Daily: Dubai on the Rise, All-Time Price Highs in Southern California, and More

Mansion Global’s daily round-up of the latest luxury real estate news from around the world<p>Dubai’s property market continues to show signs of …

Real Estate

New Saudi mega city will have a $500 billion price tag

<b>Video by Fox Business</b><p>Popular Searches<p>Apple IncAAPL▲172.50+4.39+2.61% Walt Disney CoDIS▲98.64+0.29+0.29% Berkshire Hathaway …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's $500 Billion Neom Mega city project

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says planning to build $500bn mega city

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman makes announcement at investment summit in Riyadh

Middle East

Saudi Arabia plans to build a $500bn mega city on coast

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to build a new city on the Red Sea coast, promising a lifestyle not available in today's Saudi …

News (Ireland)

Saudi Arabia Just Announced Plans to Build a Mega City That Will Cost $500 Billion

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to build a new city on the Red Sea coast, promising a lifestyle not available in today’s Saudi …

Red Sea

Street Sense: The Urban Battlefields of the Future

As ISIS’s hold of its capital of Raqqa disintegrates, and the rubble of a razed Aleppo settles, a trend is beginning to emerge – war is becoming …

War