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May 26, 2019

A fully autonomous shuttle is going on trial at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus, as part of a year-long study aimed at gauging the commercial viability of such a service.

To be operated by ComfortDelGro’s wholly-owned subsidiary, ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd, the EasyMile EZ10...

May 26, 2019

A team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could be used to treat obese patients.

May 26, 2019

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in less than a day.

After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a pre-fabricated unit, ready for use in construction projects. Its...

May 26, 2019

Peking University, May 19, 2019: In order to enhance overseas publicity and to recruit more high-level talents, a team led by PKU Vice President Tian Gang and leaders of many departments held five overseas academic talents meetings at five US universities, namely UC Berkeley, Stanford University, U Chicago, MIT,...

May 26, 2019

• Around 3 billion people worldwide currently drink or smoke - new research could help in both the prevention and treatment of alcohol and nicotine substance abuse.

• In new research the areas of the brain that are different in those who smoke and those who drink have been identified: the tendency to drink...

Apr 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 10:44 AM Hong Kong Time - SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Alipay-NUS Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge (“Challenge”), jointly launched by Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial...

Apr 11, 2019

TAIPEI - 2019.4.11 --( ASIA TODAY )-- To revitalize local blocks during spring break in Taipei, General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) organized an outdoor fair on Guling Street with indie publishers, specialized bookstores, and table games. Along with South Taipei Melodies and Fountain Bar cocktails,...

Feb 23, 2019

-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signs two MOUs that will also encourage intergenerational bonding

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 23 to collaborate on various initiatives to...

Feb 20, 2019

Hanoi, February 19, 2019 — The Boeing Company and The Asia Foundation announce a one-year vocational training program in Hanoi and Hai Duong to provide a holistic training program focused on practical information technology skills development for disadvantaged young adults in Hanoi and Hai Duong provinces. The Asia...

Jan 31, 2019

Hanoi, January 30, 2019 — The Asia Foundation collaborated with 90 volunteers in Hanoi to translate 100 children’s books into Vietnamese and publish them on Let’s Read, its free digital library for children. The events, held on December 20, 2018 and January 3, 2019, brought together editors from Kim Dong Publishing...

Jan 13, 2019

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) conducted the world’s first multi-specialty clinical trial using the “Single Port Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgical System”. More than 60 patients underwent single port robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS) as part of this trial and...

Dec 29, 2018

In collaboration with the Harvard Medical School (HMS), an HKU engineering team led by Dr Kwok Ka-wai of Mechanical Engineering, the Faculty of Engineering, was conferred the First Prize Paper Award for 2017 in the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL).

Dec 29, 2018

Older adults make the same financial decisions for themselves and others, while young adults take more risks when making financial decisions for others

A recent study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that when it comes to making financial decisions under risk, older...

Dec 29, 2018

Peking University, Dec. 27, 2018: On December 16, 2018, the first Peking University-Taiwan University Symposium on Clinical Problems was successfully held at Peking University Hospital of Stomatology. The symposium dealt with various topics including the long-term therapeutic effect of periodontal disease, muco-...

Dec 29, 2018

Peking University, November 29, 2018: The Peking University Berggruen Research Center Launching Ceremony was held in Peking University Education Foundation on December 19. Amidst the leapfrog development of science and technology in recent years, the Center was set up at a timely moment when intellectuals and...

Dec 27, 2018

Is people analytics as developed in Asia as it is in the US? If not, what opportunities remain untapped?

I was at the Wharton People Analytics conference, watching a machine learning expert describe the power of algorithmic hiring.

"Can an algorithm make a better hiring decision than a human?" the...

Dec 06, 2018

HIGASHIOSAKA, Japan, Dec. 6, 2018 -- Kindai University, based in Higashiosaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, will hold "Kindai EXPO in Taiwan" at the Taipei International Convention Center on Dec. 21 (Friday), 2018, as an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of its student exchanges with Taiwan and...

Dec 06, 2018

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 30, 2018, the Award Ceremony of 2018 International College Students' Culture & Arts Festival by Panda Club was held in Business & Innovation Centre for China-Europe Cooperation in Chengdu. Hosted by Chengdu Media Group and sponsored by Xianfeng...

Dec 01, 2018

PETALING JAYA 27TH Nov 2018: Quest International University (QIU) celebrated the graduation of 293 students from various disciplines with a clarion call by the Chairman of the University Council, Dato Sri Dr Vijay Eswaran for students to adjust, adapt and accommodate.

Speaking at the 4th Convocation ceremony...

Nov 15, 2018

IES launches Chartered Technicians and Technologists Certification Programme to recognise ITE and polytechnic graduates

The official opening ceremony of the 36th Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO 36) took place today with Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and...

Sep 06, 2018

Dr. Eden Y Woon is the new president of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). He assumed office on 1 September 2018.

Sep 02, 2018

Sixty-four returning NUS and incoming scholars from Asia attended a two-day Service Learning Workshop at the Fort Canning Lodge from 11 to 12 August organised by NUS Global Relations. The workshop was part of the Temasek Foundation International Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking (TF Int’l LEaRN)...