SINGAPORE: New university centre for Chinese officials

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has set up a centre to enhance the training of Chinese officials and public administrators and spearhead China-related research on public administration and economic management, the official Chinese Xinhua news agency reports.

According to a statement release by NTU on Monday, the Nanyang Center for Public Administration, in the college of humanities, arts and social sciences, brings together a rich pool of eminent scholars from colleges and schools within the university, as well as acclaimed public administration practitioners who specialise in research and teaching on China's sociology, economy, politics, public administration and environment.

The Nanyang Center for Public Administration offers two existing masters programmes catering to Chinese government officials and to date they have benefited 765 senior and middle-ranking Chinese officials from China.
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