Parliament: MPs file 10 questions on Yale-NUS, USP merger for Sept 13 sitting

10/9/2021 3:18:00 PM

Parliament: MPs file 10 questions on Yale-NUS, USP merger for Sept 13 sitting

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NUS president to meet parents of Yale-NUS students in virtual town hall in mid-SeptSINGAPORE — National University of Singapore (NUS) president Tan Eng Chye has agreed to meet parents of Yale-NUS students in a virtual town hall session next week, following a call by around 260 parents for a meeting to discuss the reasons for the college’s closure, an NUS spokesperson confirmed on Thursday (Sept 9).

Parents of Yale-NUS students reiterate call for virtual townhall with NUS presidentSINGAPORE: Parents of Yale-NUS College students and alumni have reiterated a call for a virtual townhall meeting with National University of Singapore (NUS) president Tan Eng Chye to address concerns about the

Moderna working on combination Covid-19 vaccine booster and flu shotNEW JERSEY — American pharmaceutical company Moderna said on Thursday (Sept 10) it is developing a single vaccine that combines a booster dose against Covid-19 with its experimental flu shot.

Gulf Air launches direct flights with Tel Aviv on Sept 30CAIRO : Gulf Air, Bahrain's flag carrier will launch direct flights for the first time with Israel's Tel Aviv on Sept. 30, the carrier said in a Twitter post on Thursday.Israel named its first ambassador to Bahrain earlier this month, after normalising relations with the Gulf Arab state a year ago, an Isr

Carlyle-backed Packable agrees US$1.55 billion SPAC mergerNEW YORK: Packable, a US e-commerce firm backed by Carlyle Group, said on Thursday (Sep 9) it has agreed to merge with Highland Transcend Partners, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a deal that values the combined company at US$1.55 billion. The deal includes US$180 million of private invest

Covid-19: S’pore ‘neither reversing nor racing ahead’ with reopening but pausing to slow, monitor spread, say ministersSINGAPORE — In the face of questions over the progress of Singapore’s reopening amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (Sept 10) that the country is neither “reversing” nor “racing ahead” but will take the next two to four weeks to slow down transmission and monitor the rise in infections.