Policy & Economy

Singapore universities cancel Hong Kong exchange programs

Ministry of Education reportedly advised schools not to send students to HK amid uncertain circumstances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the Singapore government issued a travel alert last week for Hong Kong, Singaporean universities made the decision to suspend academic exchange programs that would have sent Singaporean students to Hong Kong next semester.

The National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, and Singapore Management University announced on Tuesday (Aug. 20) that all university-related travel and study programs in Hong Kong have been canceled for this year. The announcement cites the political instability in Hong Kong and the possibility that protests may turn violent with little notice.

Find out more : Taiwan News


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