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The number of those infected by COVID-19 in Mainland China reported an increase, now with a total of 80,270 confirmed cases, reversing a three-day decline in numbers. The uptick of new infections is reported in Wuhan. This is according to the tally of John Hopkins CSSE as of March 4. Dominated by recoveries While the …

The coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, is a frightening reminder of the imminent global threat posed by emerging infectious diseases. Although epidemics have arisen during all of human history, they now seem to be on the rise. In just the past 20 years, coronaviruses alone have caused three major outbreaks worldwide. Even more troubling, the …

Working adults who have rich professional experience but do not have a university degree will now have an opportunity to gain admission into selected full-time undergraduate degree programmes offered by the National University of Singapore (NUS). Under a new admission pathway called [email protected], an applicant’s work experience will play an important part in the selection …

DBS announced its second round of relief measures to help businesses in Singapore cope better with the COVID-19 situation. These measures are a mix of financial relief packages and a slew of digital initiatives to enable companies to fast track their digital adoption and transaction fulfilment needs in the face of business continuity measures currently …

Graduates of the National University of Singapore (NUS) achieved strong employment rates and earned higher starting salaries in 2019, according to the Joint Autonomous Universities Graduate Employment Survey (JAUGES) 2019. The JAUGES 2019 was jointly conducted by NUS and the other Autonomous Universities. Professor Ho Teck Hua, NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost, said, “We …

Singapore Management University (SMU) and Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) are offering a new SMU-Duke-NUS Medicine Pathway for outstanding students across the six schools at SMU who plan to pursue a career in medicine. The pathway aims to nurture future clinicians who can help shape the healthcare ecosystem with their perspectives and knowledge of law, social …

You may sometimes have felt like you “have come down with a virus,” meaning that you became sick from being exposed to something that could have been a virus. In fact, you have a virus – actually, many – all the time. Some viruses cause the common cold, and some are crucial to human survival. …

The coronavirus outbreak is officially a crisis – let’s not waste it. Undeniably, the international community is taking the matter very seriously, as it should given that the death total from the COVID-19 epidemic already well surpasses that from SARS in the early 2000s. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a public health emergency …

DBS is collaborating with social enterprises supported by DBS Foundation and vendors to distribute complimentary care packages, healthy snacks, lunch bentos, coffee and gelato to healthcare professionals who have been working tirelessly in the wake of the COVID-19 situation. The bank will also be providing hand sanitisers to social service agencies, which will go towards …

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) will be extending a Community Grant to its students who are non-scholarship and financial aid recipients to help defray the cost of an SUTD education, starting this academic year. In SUTD, we are committed to ensure that no deserving Singaporean student is denied access to our programmes …