A trip to alleviate living and social conditions among Cambodians
was rudely interrupted by Mother Nature’s impromptu fury, leaving a group of our
volunteers with a new perspective on the afflictions that plague our neighbouring countires.
Feeling the nip of the cold water on your thighs and the ticklish slithering of earthworms across your feet as you wade [...]
By Foo Min Valerie
Famous for its ancient holy destinations and beautiful architecture, it is without a doubt that Cambodia has plenty to offer.
Michelle Lim, 20, a final-year Nursing student, decided to embark on this journey after encouragement from her family.
“One of the most memorable experiences I had was to help out in building roads. It [...]
Students with green hands venture into Inner Mongolia, China to provide
their green touch, allowing the country a greener landscape and a
clearer sky. By Ievan Darwin
Students from the School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology (LSCT) visited Duolun County in Inner Mongolia, China from Jun 13 to 26 to plant trees and explore the environmental challenges.
HMS students extend a helping hand to show that life is worth living for the disabled in Phnom Penh.
For many people in Cambodia, disabilities signal a life of pain and difficulty, but this darkness was broken in the form of a Youth Expedition Programme (YEP) trip by 27 students from Psychology & Community Services (PCS) [...]
Working in Seattle, Washington may be a dream come true for some but the humanistic side to this rainy city keeps Vanessa Heng awake at night.
Currently interning in the United States (US) at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY or “nifty”), Vanessa, a final-year Mass Communication student, describes her work as “a once [...]
Youths talk about why they are taking a break from studying before going on to university
Going straight to university after graduation may seem like the most obvious route, but an increasing number of students are taking a year off before hitting the books again.
“After studying for about 13 years, my interest in continuing my studies [...]
When you are walking on the roads of Wuhan, do not imagine that the drivers will always look out for you
Despite having lived in Wuhan for five years, Dr Rumana Jafarey still watches the roads carefully when she crosses them.
The 27-year-old doctor who works at Renmin Hospital in Wuhan University, says, “Some drivers are very [...]
In a narrow sidewalk at Dong Hu Road in Wuhan, a little make-shift fruit stall is propped against a single-windowed wall.
Look into it and you will see the home of Mr Huang Xiaohua and his wife, both 54, which also doubles up as a fruit stall - the rice bowl that covers their daily expenses [...]
Jiang Han in Wuhan’s Hankou district tantalises with activities round the clock.
If you’re talking about entertainment in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei Province, then there is only one place to go - Hankou.
Undergraduate Mr Liu Wen Xiang, 24, swears by the allure of Hankou, one of the three boroughs of Wuhan. Highlighting Jiang Han, [...]
The first eco car by NP clinches second spot in a regional race
A year of hard work for 13 students paid off when one of their two eco cars came in second at the recent Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Asia 2010.
Shell’s challenge was for the teams to design, build and drive an energy-saving car that maximises [...]