NUS slips to third place in latest QS 2024 Asia university rankings

In the latest QS 2024 Asia university rankings, the National University of Singapore (NUS) slipped from second to third place, having previously held the top spot from 2019 to 2022 and securing second place in 2023.

Meanwhile, Peking University maintained its lead, with the University of Hong Kong climbing to second place.

NUS Asst Prof apologised for POFMA-ed article and retracts it from East Asia Forum

Dr Chan Ying-Kit, author of “A Spate of Scandals Strikes Singapore” on East Asia Forum has retracted his article from the online publication and apologized through Singapore’s TODAY media.

This follows a correction directive from the POFMA office on 13 September, issued under the instruction of Ms Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

NTU appoints Acting Head for Chinese Faculty amid plagiarism allegation against Assoc Prof Qu

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has named Assoc Prof Yow Cheun Hoe as Acting Head of the Chinese department, effective since last Friday (28 July), amidst investigations into alleged plagiarism by former head Assoc Prof Qu Jingyi (曲景毅).

The allegations were brought to light by a Reddit user, who highlighted similarities between a 2018 paper published by Assoc Prof Qu and a 2014 paper authored by NTU student Wang Yueming (王岳明).