Nanyang Technological University - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nanyang Technological University


Singapore disinfecting robot trialled in virus fight

Apr 17, 2020 - 1:02 PM

The 'XDBOT' is a box-shaped creation on wheels mounted with a dexterous robotic limb, which can reach awkward locations such as under tables and beds

DISINFECTION BOT. Singapore researchers have invented a disinfecting robot with an arm that mimics human movement, to help take the load off overworked cleaners during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo from NTU Singapore/AFP

Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Dec 12, 2019 - 10:43 AM

Researchers in Singapore say they have converted plastic into "formic acid", which can be used in power plants to generate electricity, by using a catalyst which neither damages the environment nor costs a lot of money

Rappler Talk: Rohan Gunaratna on global security, threats in Southeast Asia

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Maria Ressa talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna

Alibaba sets up AI research center in Singapore

Feb 28, 2018 - 6:58 PM

The institute, a tie-up with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), is Alibaba's first joint research center outside mainland China

Lower QS Asian university rankings for UP, Silliman University

Oct 17, 2017 - 2:55 PM

From 8 Philippine universities in 2016, only 6 make it to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings

Rappler reporter receives Singapore fellowship

Apr 09, 2015 - 2:32 PM

As a fellow Natashya Gutierrez will be at the Nanyang Technological University to investigate Singapore s abortion laws and its effect on women empowerment

AJF FELLOW. Rappler reporter Natashya Gutierrez is a recipient of the 2015 Asia Journalism Fellowship.

Lowly microbes, high-tech research

Jul 20, 2014 - 10:29 AM

A Singapore based research institution is studying how the lowly biofilm can make an impact on environmental and public health issues

A SCELSE researcher works on biofilms in used water treatment in a laboratory scale bioreactor. The bioreactor replicates the conditions of a full scale plant, but allows for manipulation of operational parameters for experimental testing. Image courtesy SCELSE

Dengue vaccine out in PH by July 2015

Jul 16, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Health Secretary Enrique Ona says the vaccine should significantly contribute to the Philippines achieving its Global Strategy for Dengue Prevention and Control Goals by 2020

FIGHTING DENGUE. Staff from the Philippines' Department of Health sprays chemicals to eradicate mosquitos as part of intensive anti-dengue campaign of the health agency in Malabon district, north of Manila, Philippines, 01 April 2014. Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:04 PM

US President Barack Obama will embark on his fifth visit as president to Asia when he lands in Japan on Wednesday April 23


Rappler editor selected Asia Journalism Fellow

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:00 AM

KD Suarez will pursue a research project at the NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information in Singapore

Suarez. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[Travel] Cultural intelligence 101

Jun 03, 2012 - 4:13 PM

Cultural intelligence Why must we have it to be better Filipinos and travelers?

LOVE OURS, LOVE THEIRS. There's nothing wrong with being proud of our own culture; just don't think ours is better than others'. Photo taken at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar by Kai Magsanoc