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In Asia’s booming cities, urban planners urged to include the poor

Kuala Lumpur

Penang, MalaysiaThomson Reuters Foundation Urban planners in rapidly expanding Asian cities must involve the poorest residents in decision-making and include informal spaces if they are serious about tackling inequality, development experts said on Wednesday. More than 2.3 billion people in Asia-Pacific live in cities, and that number is expected to reach nearly 3.5 billion in […]