r&d; is vital in singapore’s development as an international maritime centre

R&D will bring Singapore’s maritime industry to a greater height The maritime industry will be focusing on research and development (R&D;) in key areas such as energy, the environment and maritime telecommunications, to find solutions to enhance operational efficiency and combat environmental challenges. The National University of Singapore (NUS) is …

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world economic forum survey reveals that singapore is the ‘fifth most competitive economy’

Singapore’s competitiveness up by 2 rankings from last year Singapore is ranked fifth place in the global competitiveness survey conducted by the World Economic Forum. Singapore was ranked seventh in this annual survey in 2007. Singapore’s improved ranking was reflected by its strong institutional environment that came about as a …

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international school opens in the east

One World International School opens The 44th international school opens in Singapore to offer foreign-system curricula to students aged three to eleven. One World International School, started by Mumbai-based businessman Nishant Garodia, will be headed by Noel Hurley, who was for seven years the principal of the Australian International School’s …

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singaporean youths exposed to the intricacies of policy-making in singapore

First public policy competition held in Singapore Singapore’s Public Service Division organised the first public policy competition to expose students to the intricacies of policy-making. Through this competition, some 400 undergraduates from National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU) proposed ideas on handling …

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singapore’s a*star offering attachments to students from foreign universities

A*STAR offers student attachment programmes from overseas Research attachment to promote greater collaboration between two communities Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) recently signed an agreement to allow students from the UK’s University of Sheffield to complete a 2-year attachment at the agency. This is to promote greater …

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