More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities" - with more than 10 million inhabitants - being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a UN report on Thu
Egypt's annual urban inflation rate slowed slightly to 11.4 percent in January from 11.7 percent in December, the official statistics agency Capmas said.
November's figure of 13 per cent was the highest annual rate in near
Leading urban planners will meet to put in place strategies to ensure regional cities maintain wellbeing and growth at a conference to be held in Dubai from October 8.
The three-day Future Cities Summit will take place alongside C
More than 45 million people – about 85 per cent of the total estimated population -- are expected to reside in GCC cities by 2020, the United Nations has estimated.
The latest revision of the World Urbani
Egypt's urban consumer inflation for the 12 months to November climbed to 9.1 per cent from 7.1 per cent in October, figures on the state statistics agency website showed on Saturday.
The urban consumer price index for November wa
The urban consumer inflation was 11.87 percent in the 12 months to May from 12.1 percent in April, figures on Egypt's state statistics agency showed on its website on Thursday.
The urban consumer price index for May was 114 versus 101.9 a
Egypt's urban annual consumer price inflation climbed to 13.6 percent in the year to January, at the top end of analysts' expectations, state statistics agency figures indicated.
Annual inflation in December was 13.3 percent, the f
Urban consumer inflation in Egypt fell to 9.0 percent in the year to August, down from 9.9 percent in the year to July, figures from Egypt's state-run Capmas statistics agency showed on Wednesday.
Food prices continued to rise on a mon
President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi a new law setting up the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council.
The new body, to be also known as Urban Planning Council (UPC) for short, will be chai