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Dec 26, 2019

An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Through laboratory investigations, the team led by NTU Professor Gerhard Grüber discovered how the...

Dec 26, 2019

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) and Cambridge University Judge Business School (CJBS) announced on December 20, 2019 that they will work together to launch two executive education programmes in 2020, focusing on innovation and international management.

Dec 18, 2019

Start from the Sea, Give Children the Gift of a Different Worldview

Dec 18, 2019

Phhom Penh, December 17, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Shiseido Asia Pacific and The Asia Foundation have successfully concluded the inaugural Girls Learning & Leading (GLL) program, a scholarship program empowering marginalized young women at a critical time when many drop out of school to find paying jobs. The...

Dec 16, 2019

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down.

All living organisms, including human beings, coexist...

Dec 08, 2019

With a brisk stride, a man sporting a crisp white lab coat and a smile entered the conference room at the Prince of Wales Hospital. As we greeted one another, I realized that, as both painter and surgeon, the individual before me controlled a pair of the most dexterous hands in Asia. The squared, black-rimmed...

Dec 08, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), in partnership with National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), is launching Singapore’s first brain bank.

Hosted at LKCMedicine, the brain bank aims to be a research...

Dec 08, 2019

Wearing a simple gray T-shirt and black jacket, Arnold Chiang holds his notebook computer and quickly browses the website of the “school” he co-founded to find courses offered by more than 300 teachers and student comments.

Different from traditional schools, the online learning platform founded by Chiang...

Dec 02, 2019

In the global rankings of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in mathematics, reading and science, Singapore took the top spot in all three categories. In 2016, in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Singapore’s...

Nov 29, 2019

Asia-Pacific Center of Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Established

SINGAPORE, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 28, 2019, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Singapore Asia-Pacific Graduate Institute (SJTU-APGI) held the unveiling ceremony in the Theatrette Hall...

Nov 27, 2019

Journalism graduate receives Dato’Sri Dr Vijay Eswaran award as 370 students get their scrolls

IPOH, November 26, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Reflecting its status as a truly global educational institution, Quest International University (QIU) honoured its first international valedictorian at its 5th...

Nov 22, 2019

BEIJING, Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Manchester and Tsinghua University have launched a new dual degree PhD programme in Synthetic and Systems Biology, with the first cohort of students to commence their studies from September 2020. The agreement was signed by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell...

Nov 06, 2019

Expert anthropologists and archaeologists from Nazarbayev University are developing the New Silk Road in an ethical, sustainable, and culturally-respectful way, says Dr. Daniel Pugh, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities. This is after joining The University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), an alliance between...

Oct 29, 2019

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

The new prototype device is portable and suitable for rapid deployment by agencies to identify airborne hazards, such as from tiny gas...

Oct 29, 2019

Members of the NUS research community were among those celebrated at the most recent President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA), held on 17 October. The highest honours given to research scientists and engineers in Singapore, PSTA celebrates individuals and groups whose work have resulted in significant...

Oct 29, 2019

Bian Liming discovers new forms of hydrogels

Humans are 70% water—but why doesn’t the liquid evaporate or flow away? By studying how the human body, and the natural world, retains that water in a functioning structure, a CUHK biomedical engineer has established promising new implant materials to deliver...

Oct 22, 2019

Around the world, business is booming in the field of applied robotics. But the market is intensely competitive. Is there a chance for Taiwanese companies to lead the pack in this rat race? No one can say for sure. But building a local industry cluster and stimulating local creativity is an important first step...

Oct 10, 2019

MoA to develop identification technology that will radically speed up financial service application processes
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PETALING JAYA, Oct 9, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Quest International University Perak (QIU) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to collaborate with one of Malaysia’s...

Sep 24, 2019

HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2019 -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a new class of antibiotic drug candidates which has high potential to be developed into a new generation of antibiotics fighting against multi-drug resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA...

Sep 22, 2019

One of America’s oldest private universities on the West Coast, has its eyes on the Greater Bay Area prize

The Los Angeles-centred University of Southern California (USC), through its Hong Kong office and educational links, is looking for synergies within the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative, the economic...

Sep 19, 2019

The microorganisms living in the intestines could help with muscle growth and function, opening new doors to interventions for age-related skeletal muscle loss, an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Sep 19, 2019

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has successfully introduced a new genome sequencing technique for prenatal invasive genetic diagnosis. It offers enhanced sensitivity and accuracy of diagnosing lethal and severe congenital...