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  • [New] The North Dakota project, in addition to expanding service to the city of Wahpeton will extend natural gas availability to the city of Kindred, at the request of city officials and residents. Pipeline & Gas Journal,
  • [New] The Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) will be the touch point for crypto assets to come in, following which the crypto assets can be used in a compliant way via the OCEN framework. Inc42 Media
  • [New] The multi-city service will allow Walmart customers to place online orders of groceries and other popular items for autonomous delivery to their homes. CarAndBike
  • [New] 91% of provinces and cities are at high risk for COVID-19 as some 57 areas in Metro Manila, were placed under granular lockdowns. Manila Standard
  • [New] By 2030, investment in urban infrastructure must be directed towards zero-carbon, resilient, and inclusive development if cities are to reach their potential for delivering the emission reductions needed for a well below 2 °C climate scenario. coalitionforurbantransitions
  • [New] Cities across the globe face an alarming rise in water risks and must urgently invest in enhanced resilience. Niti Aayog
  • [New] The multi-city service will enable Walmart customers to place orders of groceries and other popular items online for door-to-door autonomous delivery directly to customers' homes. Automotive World
  • [New] In Morocco, for instance, expanding coastal cities will need to undertake climate-resilient and inclusive urban planning that accounts for climate risks and their impacts on key economic sectors and urban infrastructure. World Bank
  • [New] Chengdu is expected to become a World Famous City of Sports Events by 2025, a World Famous City of Sports by 2030, and a World Famous City for living by 2035. PR Newswire
  • [New] In a global pandemic, electric bikes made it easier for people to move around cities without risking close contact on crowded public transportation. Wired
  • [New] A rise in people staycationing, population movement away from urban areas and a greater focus on the green economy could all help deliver a £51 billion a year economic boost by 2030 to rural areas. Local Government Association
  • [New] Today, Baidu announced that it will begin public testing of its Apollo Go platform in Shanghai, marking the fifth city where passengers have the ability to trial the robotaxi service. Pandaily
  • [New] Vietnam's coronavirus outbreak epicentre Ho Chi Minh City will extend its restrictions, state media reported, as Hanoi and several provinces sought an easing of curbs and the aviation authority proposed domestic flights resume. CBC
  • [New] Residents in nine southern cities in Guangdong province, including Shenzhen and Guangzhou, will be able to buy offshore funds, bonds, and make. Central Banking
  • [New] Baidu announced on Monday that it will begin public testing of its Apollo Go vehicle in Shanghai, marking the fifth city where passengers have the opportunity to test the robotaxi mobile platform. World
  • [New] Following the launch in Shanghai, Baidu plans to bring Apollo Go services to 25 more cities in the next three years, making autonomous driving a reality for 3 million people in China. PR Newswire
  • [New] Areas in central London are expected to benefit, as well as smaller towns and cities with a large proportion of the workforce working partially from home. Workplace Insight
  • [New] If the Treasury goes forward with its rule as originally written, sparsely populated areas currently lacking broadband could leapfrog certain urban areas in their internet speeds. AP News
  • [New] There's a host of ideas that states and municipalities could implement to curb greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in some of the world's biggest polluters: American cities. Vox
  • [New] The rise of mixed-use skyscrapers will create more opportunities for nature, greenery and farming in cities. dezeen
  • Multilateral efforts like the Mangroves 40 Cities Network proposed by the Earth Security Group could help coordinate, aggregate, and accelerate collective action between the 40 locations around the world that account for the world's remaining 70% of mangrove habitats. CSIS

Last updated: 19 September 2021