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SOSS Forum: Managing Relations with Indonesia and Malaysia

By Kieren WONG posted on Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:02

On 18 January 2017, the School of Social Sciences hosted a public forum for over 60 participants at the Administration Building Function Room 6-1 on the topic of Managing Relations with Indonesia and Malaysia. Management of relations with its two closest neighbors has presented diplomatic opportunities and challenges for Singapore since the country's formation in 1965. In several different capacities over a stretch of five decades, Mr S R Nathan played a pivotal role in managing these relations and building cooperation in the face of enduring differences in societal and political...
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Overseas Exchange @ Maastricht University

By Kieren WONG posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 - 14:54

Adelyn Foo Xin Yi BSocSc Class of 2017 Arriving at Maastricht For the first semester of my final academic year, I was offered an exchange placement to Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) in Maastricht, Netherlands. I arrived one hot afternoon in the late August summer at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The university’s International Student Network (ISN) initially arranged a few student volunteers to meet the exchange students landing on the same day at the airport. They were to show us the way and accompany us on the journey to Maastricht together....
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