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 Tort Law in the Face of Land Scarcity in Singapore
Peer-reviewed publication
March 2009
Singapore

The notion that the legal content of a jurisdiction is shaped and conditioned by the societal conditions of that jurisdiction finds special expression in Singapore tort law. Land is scarce in Singapore and this scarcity has three varying implications: (a) a high cost of housing, (b) a high building density, and (c) a high population density.

Reports & Research
December 2008
Nepal
Japan
Singapore
Vietnam
Australia
Myanmar
Indonesia
Ecuador
Papua New Guinea
India
Guinea
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Asia

A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2008
Fiji
Bangladesh
Honduras
United States of America
China
Australia
Venezuela
Costa Rica
Colombia
Thailand
Switzerland
Japan
South Africa
Singapore
Malaysia
Panama
India
Mexico
Papua New Guinea

The availability and quality of clean water in many regions of the world is more and more threatened by overuse, misuse and pollution. In this context, the relationship between forests and water must be accorded high priority. Forested catchments supply a high proportion of the water for domestic, agricultural, industrial and ecological needs in both upstream and downstream areas.

Reports & Research
December 2008
Bangladesh
Germany
China
Indonesia
Thailand
Nepal
Laos
Philippines
Singapore
Malaysia
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
India
Bhutan
Vietnam
Asia

A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

Reports & Research
December 2007
Nepal
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Philippines
Singapore
Malaysia
Italy
Indonesia
Brunei Darussalam
Australia
Papua New Guinea
India
Guinea
Myanmar
Thailand
Asia

A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Thailand
Vietnam
Cambodia
Myanmar
Malaysia
Indonesia
Singapore
Philippines
Brunei Darussalam
Christmas Island
Timor-Leste
Cocos (Keeling) Islands

"This study highlights lessons from recent policy, law and practice to improve and secure access to rural land for poorer groups. It focuses on Africa, Latin America and Asia, while also referring to experience from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Timor-Leste
Fiji
Micronesia
China
Indonesia
Australia
Republic of Korea
Thailand
New Zealand
Nepal
Italy
Philippines
Marshall Islands
Singapore
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Cambodia
Kiribati
India
Bhutan
Mongolia
Asia

The initial Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study (APFSOS) drew together the myriad forestry dimensions to provide a coherent description and analysis of the situation and prospects for forestry in the region. The study resulted in 50 working papers on a variety of forestry themes. The formal aspects of the study culminated in a comprehensive main report, published in November 1998.

Legal Coordinated Cadastres
Conference Papers & Reports
October 2006
Singapore

The field of cadastre holds an inherent complexity much based on its interdisciplinary characteristics and the national uniqueness of each cadastral system. In addition, some cadastral terminology is vague or ambiguous, which is why omission of the explicit sense and context of a particular term may bring obscurity to international comparisons and analyses.

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