An international conference on the North Korean nuclear crisis, titled ‘North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Is the End Game in Sight?’, was recently held at the University of Macau (UM). Co-organised by UM’s Institute of Global and Public Affairs, a think tank on South Korea-China affairs, and Jeju Peace Institute, the conference attracted many experts and scholars from China and South Korea. Participants had in-depth discussions on four topics, namely North Korean nuclear crisis and US-China relations, North Korean nuclear crisis and US-South Korea-China relations, North Korean nuclear crisis and China-North Korea relations, as well as North Korean nuclear crisis and China-South Korea relations.
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The University of Macau (UM) English Debating team recently entered the top eight in the English as a second language (ESL) category of the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2018, after beating its counterparts from various universities, including the University of Oxford and Tsinghua University. The UM team was the best performing team from China in this year’s competition.
The WUDC is the largest as well as the most competitive and prestigious English debating competition in the world. Held in Mexico, this year’s event attracted 400 teams from more than 300 universities in over 90 countries, including the University of Oxford, Harvard University, Tsinghua University, and Korea University. The debates covered various topics, including international relations, economics, law, science and technology, culture and art, as well as religion and morality.
The UM team is formed Choy Man Kei, a postgraduate student from the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS); and Li Kun, a third-year student from the FSS and Honours College as well as a member of Lui Chi Woo College. Li Jiaqi, a third-year student from the Faculty of Business Administration and a member of Shiu Pong College, served as a judge in the competition.