NTU has conferred an honorary doctorate of letters on His Excellency President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the Republic of Indonesia.
Tibet will soon have its first professional radio telescope, based at the Yangbajain Astronomical Observatory near the capital of Lhasa.
During his keynote speech at yesterday’s Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial, PM Manmohan Singh pledged to double India’s renewable energy capacity by 2017.
Around 400 scientists from 80 countries have come together to declare that polio could be wiped off the face of the Earth in five years.
The five BRICS countries have agreed to set up a bank that will fund development and infrastructure projects in developing countries.
The Nordic countries and the Asian Tigers dominate a 2013 World Economic Forum ranking of IT-ready economies.
More than 900 delegates have gathered at the World Health Summit Asia 2013 in Singapore to discuss the issues and challenges in public health facing Asia.
As of Sunday evening, China has confirmed 21 cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza virus, with six people dead.
China is planning to launch a high-resolution Earth observation satellite this month.
Four more cases of infection with the lesser-known H7N9 avian influenza virus were reported in east China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday.