13 Aug '11, 5am

President Scholar, awarded to "Ms Xiao who came from China... and holds DUAL CITIZENSHIP." what is this.

SINGAPORE - One is a future doctor who hopes to initiate changes in palliative care and healthcare expenditure by being part of the policy-making process. The other does not rule out joining politics and believes that the private housing market can play a bigger role to provide homes for the people. Mr Nigel Fong and Mr Yoong Ren Yan, both 19 and two of this year's four President's Scholars, have yet to embark on their university studies but they are already clear about how they can contribute to society. Mr Yoong, who will be studying philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, told Today that his past internship stint at the Ministry of National Development had spurred his interest in public housing policies - an area he is keen to explore upon graduation. The son of a lawyer and a teacher said the development of Singapore over the year...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110813-0000201/Me...

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